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Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
A beer by: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
from Chico, CA, United States
 
Score:
3.996
ABV:
10.4%
Availability:
Unknown

Reviews:
24
IBU:
100
Last Updated:
9/4/2011 10:40:25 PM
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Beer Description:
A group of hop-heads and publicans challenged our Beer Camp brewers to push the extremes of whole-cone hop brewing. The result is this: a 100 IBU, whole-cone hurricane of flavor. Simply put —Hoptimum: the biggest whole-cone IPA we have ever produced. Aggressively hopped, dry-hopped, AND torpedoed with our exclusive new hop varieties for ultra-intense flavors and aromas.

Resinous "new-school" and exclusive hop varieties carry the bold and aromatic nose. The flavor follows the aroma with layers of aggressive hoppiness, featuring notes of grapefruit rind, rose, lilac, cedar, and tropical fruit—all culminating in a dry and lasting finish.

ALCOHOL CONTENT 10.4% BY VOLUME
BITTERING HOPS GERMAN MAGNUM
BEGINNING GRAVITY 22.8 PLATO
AROMA HOPS SIMCOE & NEW PROPRIETARY VARIETY
ENDING GRAVITY 4.5 PLATO
DRY HOPS SIMCOE & NEW PROPRIETARY VARIETY
TORPEDO HOPS CITRA & CHINOOK
BITTERNESS UNITS 100
YEAST ALE
MALTS TWO-ROW PALE, GOLDEN PROMISE, MUNICH & WHEAT
 
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Overall rank134 of 43821
Overall percentile99.7
Style rank10 of 1440
Style percentile99.4
Lowest score3
Highest score4.6
Average score4.121
Weighted score3.996
Standard deviation0.371
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