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Nelsons Blood - The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel

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Nelsons Blood
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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 17.65%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Porter |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 01-20-2003)
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Photo of Citadel82
3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed this on a Sunny afternoon in Sydney. Sitting outside with a friend on Melbourne Cup day. The pub room was packed and getting service was a challenge at best. Nelson's Blood poured out an inky black with roast coffee and espresso notes in the nose. A short-lived tan head left some lacing as the beer was consumed. The conversation flowed and this smooth easy drinker kept pace. Notes of coffee and some hints of malt in the palate. Balanced but a little thin, overall this was a very drinkable porter and certainly worth trying again. I hope to return to the Brewery later this week to review their other beers and the establishment itself.

Citadel82, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of Agentveba
4/5  rDev +7%

Agentveba, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of magpieken
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

magpieken, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of ColSanders123
4/5  rDev +7%

ColSanders123, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of TubaManJack
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Wow, my taste buds have been broadsided by cannonade.

Appearence- A nearly black shade of brown that only allows any light to pass through with a crimson tinge. The top was crowned with an inch of creamy head that surprisingly didn't lace well.
Smell- Chocolate, Coffee, Roasted grains, limited herbal hops
Taste - Similar to an intense version of the smell. I found it very intense and pleasurable. It certainly lives up to the term "robust porter"
Mouthfeel - Full bodied. Light Carbonation to lighten up the warship sailing over your tongue.
Drinkability- Very nice and intense for a session beer.

TubaManJack, Apr 29, 2009
Photo of brendan13
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown with ruby red highlights, a centimetre of creamy beige head sits nicely.
S - Roasted coffee, a bit of chocolate.
T - Very much like the smell.
M - Pretty full bodied, medium to low carbonation.
D - A nice tasty porter. A few pints on a cold winters day wouldn't be a bad call.

brendan13, Jan 19, 2008
Photo of lacqueredmouse
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep, rich dark red-black. Excellent creamy head. Looks smooth.

The nose is toasty and rich. Good aromas of roasted grains and chocolate. Nice.

Smooth tasty roasted flavour on the front palate. Dries out to a long, rich finish. Quite dark and complex. Despite this, is silky smooth on the mouthfeel, and very easy to drink. Very pleasant.

I enjoyed this one a great deal.

lacqueredmouse, Oct 02, 2006
Photo of Finite
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I loved this brew. It was malty and had fantastic balance. My mates loved it as well!

Good head retention and great choc malt and hop flavours.

It was the perfect colour for a porter and was just a great looking beer. I could drink this all day. Fantastic drop!

Finite, Jun 03, 2006
Photo of rastaman
2/5  rDev -46.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Way too thin and watery for a porter, really weak and flavourless. I don't know if they water their brews down at the Lord nelson, but it sure tastes like they do, porters, should be a bit roasty and in no way watery, this was a very big dissapointment.

rastaman, Jan 20, 2003
Nelsons Blood from The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.