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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

666 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 666
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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macrosmatic

Florida

4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into an Upland pint glass.

A: Clear, burnished deep copper in color, with a half-finger of white foamy head that fades quickly. This is so clear that the medium visible carbonation is the only thing reminding me I'm not looking through a tinted window.

S: Pine hops up front, some caramel bready malt, then some citrus and grassy hops.

T: Pine, grass and citrus hops, moderately caramelly malts, and a bit of spice and earthy hops. Significant hop bitterness at the end but not overdone.

M: Medium body for style, alcohol noticeable but doesn't detract, and a great amount of carbonation sensation.

O: A tasty IPA, and well-executed...but far from the best in the class. Still, I'm glad to have it available on shelves around here.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 21:40:14 | More by macrosmatic
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Nectar IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 666 ratings.