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27-09-2010, 19:24   #1
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Hoppy Ales/Beers ?

Lately I have found Sierra Nevada not hoppy at all. Maybe its the hoppier beers I've been drinking lately and finding what I thought was hoppy isnt anymore?

Anyone else find this or is it just me?
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28-09-2010, 07:56   #2
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It would be more hop flavor/aroma that hop bitterness.
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Lately I have found Sierra Nevada not hoppy at all. Maybe its the hoppier beers I've been drinking lately and finding what I thought was hoppy isnt anymore?

Anyone else find this or is it just me?
Which SN beer? Their Torpedo IPA most definitely has a strong hop flavour to it - you couldn't miss that?!

I do understand what you mean. As I am currently a big fan of Imperial IPA's, I find that a lot of other standard IPA's taste a bit bland since I got a taste for the stronger ones.

I'm still a fan of the standard American style IPA's like Goose Island etc, but not so much the English ones. I think that is more down to the types of hops they use and their flavour. Also, if I had a few I would start with the standard or lower alcohol content IPA's first before I had a stronger one.
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Just the standard Sierra Nevada.

I found Goose Island , Brew Dog and the Torpedo to be good enough to get my hit from but I do remember thinking Sierra Nevada was hoppy when I 1st start drinking it but not anymore.
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J drinking it but not anymore.
Your just becoming reseistant to hop bitterness
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Just the standard Sierra Nevada.

I found Goose Island , Brew Dog and the Torpedo to be good enough to get my hit from but I do remember thinking Sierra Nevada was hoppy when I 1st start drinking it but not anymore.
It's a good thing - you must now go forth and seek only the finest hops!
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Go get a bottle of Big Daddy IPA (speakeasy)
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Lately I have found Sierra Nevada not hoppy at all. Maybe its the hoppier beers I've been drinking lately and finding what I thought was hoppy isnt anymore?

Anyone else find this or is it just me?


Used to think it was nice and hoppy until I tried Torpedo and Punk etc, I guess its all relative, still standard Sierra Nevada is a fine beer, loved it on tap the short time it was in the Porterhouse Temple Bar.
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Used to think it was nice and hoppy until I tried Torpedo and Punk etc, I guess its all relative, still standard Sierra Nevada is a fine beer, loved it on tap the short time it was in the Porterhouse Temple Bar.
It was on tap on Saturday when I was in there.
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Go get a bottle of Big Daddy IPA (speakeasy)
Yes I love this also. Guess my taste buds have just moved on !
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Yes I love this also. Guess my taste buds have just moved on !
There's Speakeasy Double Daddy for people like you . Dunno if it's still around though.
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hops = good.
MMMMmmmm......
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Dogfish Head 60min and 90 min IPA are fantastic hoppy goodness.

And under no circumstances forget our very own O'Hara's IPA in the bottle.
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Dogfish Head 60min and 90 min IPA are fantastic hoppy goodness.

And under no circumstances forget our very own O'Hara's IPA in the bottle.
I have never tasted the O'Haras IPA and I have searched for it but seem to be always out of stock.
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I have never tasted the O'Haras IPA and I have searched for it but seem to be always out of stock.
Very ,very nice
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