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Sierra Nevada Harvest Wet Hop IPA - Northern Hemisphere

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RATINGS: 1876   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Each fall, hops reach their peak flavor- bursting with aromatic oils that give ales layers of complex flavor and aroma that can only happen at harvest time. For us, fall comes twice a year- once in each hemisphere. This Harvest Ale features "wet" or un-dried whole-cone hops from Yakima, WA that are plucked from the bine and delivered to our brewery within 24 hours of picking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (1297) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Copper pour, finger of off white head. Nose is woody lemon. Bitter. Middle is caramel, subtle spruce, something sweet ( kiwis?). Finish is earthy, bitter, with a full mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (2458) - Røros, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2016
Amber with off white head - Hop aroma that is herbal and a littel bit peppery - Malt body with hints of caramel and a gnetle hop profile that is herbal - Malt and hop bitterness goes into the finish - This was nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blueshawk (406) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2016
- dunkelorangene Farbe mit guter Schaumbildung - schönes malzig-fruchtiges Aroma - Kohlensäure erzeugt eine leicht cremige Note - geschmacklich dominiert eine fruchtige Note mit malzigem Beigeschmack - im Unterschied zu anderen IPA’s kommt noch eine interessante würzige Note hinzu - im Abgang wird die Hopfenbitternis dann eine Spur zu dominant Fazit: IPA mit einer interessanten Würzigkeit

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Michael27 (927) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2016
Aus der Flasche die 2014-er Edition getrunken. Wunderbar!. Goldkupfern mit sehr stabilem Schaum im Glas. Hervorragende Hopfenbalance, die die 66 IBUs vergessen macht.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jase3812 (21) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2016
Similar to their extra torpedo with a hint of hop hunter.  On first taste these reminds me of a typical Sierra Nevada IPA. Heavy, resin piney flavours with a hint of citrus and floral on the nose. The bitterness of the initial taste subsides very quickly. 

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anthony850 (469) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2016
Not too bitter. Easy to drink. The wet hops is a great is a nice addition. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luvystypotables (1694) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2016
An aroma of hops a hint of floral and citrus, clear Amber color with a short lasting white well laced head. A balanced taste of floral hops and fruit . A dry feel with a dry hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kingaugusta (241) - Georgia, USA - APR 11, 2016
Pours bright amber with a slight tanned frothy head. Nose is sweet and slightly citrus with modest hops. Flavor is malty and rich with light resins, a little peat, and a modest portion of balancing hops. Bitterness is very low for the style but the overall flavor is still quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (1076) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle from Bradleys. 09/22/2015 sadly past the 100 day line. Beautiful deep amber with a big head. Aroma has lots of pine and malts. Surprisingly bitter, very slippery mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4664) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 26, 2016
Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Hop Harvest 6.7% Pouring a lovely amber gold with a creamy light beige head. This has a fresh minty woodsy hop bouquet with sweet caramel maltiness. Medium bodied with a sandpapery carbonation. The taste is sweet woodsy pine, green shoots and an impressive freshness. You really get these are wet hops. Fun to see this on tap in Japan.

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