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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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StoneTSR

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

APPEARANCE: Bright, crystal clear orange in color with a half-inch head that fell very quickly, settling into a wispy cap.

SMELL: Pine and caramel are out front in this one, with the caramel really taking over as the head fades away.

TASTE: This is pretty solid. The pine and caramel from the nose remain the stars of the show, but some grassy flavors get through as well, adding to the hop flavor profile. There is a touch of diacetyl towards the end that makes for a finish that isn’t quite as pleasant as it otherwise could be, again, pretty solid overall.

MOUTHFEEL: Bigger bodied for an IPA with a round sweetness. The finish is a little on the sticky side as well.

OVERALL: Pretty decent IPA. I can definitely do this one again when I see it.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 04:48:27 | More by StoneTSR
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Nectar IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 667 ratings.