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RATINGS: 1738   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
elbernays (471) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 6, 2014
Glass on tap against the grain. Pours clearish amber. Lovely froth head. Aroma a little hidden by head. Fruit, apple, pear, floral aroma. Lots of fruit cocktail sweetness in flavour. Mild bitterness, full flavour with a lasting aftertaste. This is a nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Doofgoblin (287) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 26, 2014
The aroma is a little strange with a wet cantaloupe smell. Taste is much better with a whimsical citrus, pine note. The finish is very caramel and malty and almost slippery--I like that...and no onions, thatís a plus! Overall, itís fine but I was expecting a lot more.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ARH (381) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2014
24 oz bottle poured into a snifter. The aromas of baked, dark rye bread and peanuts are noticeable at first. After awhile, these fade and sweet grapefruit, pine, and even a touch of mint (?) comes through. The pour is a very hazy / murky and opaque orange - brown with a puffy, light brown head. The head reduces down to a thick ring with good, although thin, coverage on the surface, and leaves an average lacing. The taste is highly bitter with a medium high, caramel syrup and fruit sweetness. A touch of sourness appears at the finish. The mouth feel is a very creamy, full body, with lots of soft carbonation. Thereís a grapefruit and citrus peel note at the finish along with a note of pine, mint, and caramel nut as well as a very light rye bread. Itís a touch astringent, but this fades quickly in the aftertaste and the mouth is left with a dry and potent pine and grapefruit taste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (993) - - MAY 18, 2014
Transfer from BA reviewed 1-15-12 - Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance - A copper-orange color with an enormous head upon pouring. This very slowly fades leaving some wonderful lacing. Smell - A piney aroma is most potent upon pouring with a lighter more fruity grapefruit hop smell mixed with a bit of floral. As it sits the potency of the pine seems to diminish a bit while the floral and fruity hop aroma come through more. Taste - A bit of sweet from the citrus hop and some malt begins the taste profile. The pine comes in heavy in the middle and fades a bit toward the end, which is when the floral and the citrus return to finish off the taste profile. Mouthfeel - A good mouthfeel with a nice sturdy body. Smooth and very drinkable. The only thing keeping the mouthfeel down a bit is the carbonation. It seems a bit under-carbonated almost as though all the carbonation runs from the brew upon pouring to form the beautiful head that is formed. Overall - This is a very spicy and refreshing beer. One to enjoy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thome50 (1022) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. From notes. Pours a deep orange to almost brown. Aroma of grapefruit and a slight sweet coffee. Taste is middle of the road hoppy, slightly bitter and very much Sierra Nevada.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1119) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2014
A wry dry hoppy ipa from Sierra Nevada. Prett easy to drink, strong aroma if hopps. Has a very bitter aftertaste. Ha out if a bomber a home ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Choos (597) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12, 2014
Hoppy aroma with a bit of citrus and a good balance of malt The finish is long and hoppy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nickel (263) - - MAY 11, 2014
This is an outstanding India Pale Ale. Hoppy as hell. Very hoppy. I just adore this kind of beers. Diversity of spicey-fruity-bitter impressions just made my head turning.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
smiles_181 (16) - - MAY 9, 2014
Classic dark honey pour with white medium head. Looks great, smells great, tastes great! Love the brewer and it's pale ale brews. Real winner.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Blkrubiops (17) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Pours a rich copper color with an immense bready head. Lively and medium bitter with a crisp and clean finish. Really good IPA.


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