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Jul 12, 2012 08:35 AM

Sierra Hoptimum

Has any one tried? Just noticed the other day. 9.49$ a four pack...100ibu's, whole cone, "torpedoed"...

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  1. I've had it and it's very good. I thought last year's might have been a little better. I also really like the current Southern Hemisphere.

    1. Nice blonde barleywine - especially since its coming close to being 3 months old at this point... :-0

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      1. re: LStaff

        i believe its categorized as an imperial IPA. I wouldnt sit on it too long.

        1. re: LStaff

          If it's Hoptimum you're referring to as being "3 months old", Sierra Nevada intends to brew it year 'round as long as the hops are available. Some markets recently got batches brewed in May and in June.

          1. re: JessKidden

            Is there a way to determine brew date on packaging/bottle>

            1. re: Saddleoflamb


              You'll have to go through their age check first, of course, and apparently they are converting from dating the individual bottles on the labels to inkjet stamping on the neck directly on the glass (unfortunately) starting this past March so that pdf is somewhat out of date.