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Nectar IPA - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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Nectar IPANectar IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

667 Ratings
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Ratings: 667
Reviews: 322
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 11
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Humboldt Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
60 IBU

(Beer added by: avylover on 10-03-2002)
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GregPearson33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: deep reddish amber with a thin head. Delicious looking, but darker than I typically perceive with an IPA. Honestly, an absolute A+ as I see it in the snifter. After a few sips it laced exceptionally, while keeping its thin "I'm still fresh and great to sip" head.

S: Citrusy, with hints of lemon peel, grapefruit, etc. There's a great sweet maltiness in the background backing up the hops.

T: Hoppy as f*ck! delicious! way better balanced and with more pronounced flavors than I would have thought from the nose... the hop profile (Citra, basically the same as the nose) conforms well with the deep amber malt presence.

D/M: Not too thick, not too thin, just a great session-able IPA. Would definitely go for this again!

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2011 03:40:35 | More by GregPearson33
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Nectar IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 667 ratings.