We're big fans of hoppy farmhouse ales and Sierra Nevada's collaboration with Russian River in Yvan the Great does not disappoint. The beer is named after Yvan De Baets, a historian of farmhouse ales and the head brewer at Brasserie De La Senne. The beer is golden with a slight haze and it tastes like a lemon lollipop without the sugar. It's bitter, lightly tart, bone dry and screamingly complex with notes of coriander, pepper, clove, and grapefruit. We loved most of the beers in this 12-pack, but Yvan the Great is the one that stayed with us.
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