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Sierra Nevada Harvest Wet Hop IPA - Northern Hemisphere

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RATINGS: 1750   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joejames (142) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Draft at Black Knights, Landisville,PA. Pours Amber/orange. Decent head, loads of lacing, nice retention. Aroma of grapefruit, lemon and pine. Taste is bitter, with slight caramel sweetness in the background. Full bodied, medium carbonation, sticky mouth feel. Finishes bitter with notes of pine, grapefruit, hop resin, grass and herbs. Very tasty!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2617) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle, amber pour, white head, nose is citrus, taste is bitter, hoppy, caramel, nuts, nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PacNWDad (89) - Washington, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Golden on pour, with a huge head that dissipates slowly. Hoppy, well balanced with malt and fruit aromas. Bitterness at start, then sweet, then finishes bitter. Fairly dry palate, but with a long finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbastard (698) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle, Copper colored. Mild earthy nose. Caramel malt flavors mixed with earth like hops. Its not that bursting,Nothing Stands out. well blended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie thinks is too hoppy. V. V. B ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beechner224 (685) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2014
On tap. Pours a copper color. Aroma is lite, more malty than hoppy. Taste is light, malty and hoppy. A tad dank, very light. Remember it being happier, maybe because of the keg?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5814) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"another harvest ale from SN that i like better than most of their regulars. bigger, thicker body. almost chewy hops. cascades are very aromatic and the beer is well balanced between citrus bitterness and sweet malt. week old growler fill from Sierra Taphouse."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (527) - SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2014
710 ml bottle. Clear copper with white head. Smell is light hoppy and malty. Taste is caramel malty and grapefruit floral hoppy. Semi sweet with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1251) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2014
Vintage Cellars bottle (14-Sep-2014) Floral berry malt aroma. Brown red colour, ok head&spider lace. Sweet biscuit malt herbal flavour. Spiced malt floral finish&vanilla herbal aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Vir4030 (517) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours a clear amber with a thickish head from a 24 oz bottle. Flavor is slightly roasted and wet hoppy, for sure.

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