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RATINGS: 1787   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigwesticle (37) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 26, 2012
2012 22oz bottle. Liked the Southern Hemi better this year. Grassy citrus aroma... probably Cascade hops. Base beer is awesome as always, beautiful copper color. Tastes is more fruit and citrus than the nose leads on, semi-sweet finish. Solid brew as always.


4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
badpuppy69 (249) - orange, California, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Pours a clear amber with a thick creamy head. Aroma is piney hops citrucy with a mild chocolate malt note. Taste follows the aroma well with the chocolate note more upfront. Medium mouth feel. This Beer has a killer malt backbone and a very delicious hop profile. This is a awesome brew! In my top 5 for sure.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (1865) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Had on tap at Monkey Paw in San Diego. Pours a clear Amber with minimal white head. Aroma is floral with some pine. Smooth and clean. Finishes nicely. Really nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1511) - Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Earthy, foresty fresh hop cones, finish is piney, middle of palate medium sweetness, low-middling bitterness for style. Extremely drinkable, good flavors, good beer overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Bottle shared with pop. Aroma of pine, earth, grass, and malt. Pours amber in color with a nice frothy head. Taste is earthy, grass, pine cone, and a smooth caramel malt back. Reminds me of a much less offensive Arrogant Bastard. Great bitterness throughout. Solid IPA!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kdm1984 (697) - Missouri, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Great appearance: finger length head, good retention, attractive copper color. Aroma: herbal and earthy hop. Flavor: primarily herbal hop, some earth, slightly sweet and soft malt, woody, and huge explosion of flavor in the finish, with a lingering bitterness. Wow this is good. Convinced a close associate - not an IPA fan - to sample, and he said it was the best IPA heís had yet. Delicious! I think Iíll be tasting this for days.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1391) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 15, 2014
From the bottle. Light pine and soft herbal bitterness with complimentary malt sweetness in the aroma. Taste is clean bitterness with slight metallic bite and pine over a dry, clean malt backbone. Clean mouthfeel. Usually not a big fan of wet hop IPAs but this one is quite nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cmq103 (7) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2014 does not count
I had this on tap at the Steam Pub in Southampton, PA. I very much enjoyed the wet hop brewed style from Sierra Nevada. Great flavor without overdoing it on the hop bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (319) - - NOV 14, 2014
Clear, amber, little lace. Medium full body, very flavorfull, alcoholic, good carbonation, smooth, long palate, Bittersweet, well balanced, Very hoppy and resiny Delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
raoul_duke (29) - - NOV 13, 2014
1 pint 8 oz bottle. Very red appearance for an ipa. Not much head. A bit spicy on the front, no aftertaste. Honestly not much going on here. Some citrus on nose. Itís it heresy to say this reminds me of a hoppy Budweiser? Perhaps my bottle was old.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - NOV 13, 2014
This is a killer combo of dank earthiness with a burst of orange juice notes. This is way bitter and seems more alcohol tasting than 6.7%. I liked that it is basically two hop varietals making such a bold statement.


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