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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

717 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 717
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 12
Gots: 38 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

fivetime, Nov 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

andylipp, Apr 02, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

z brown glass bottle served in a pint glass, reviewed live:

A - pours a tempting transparent copper color With lively carbonation and a frothy cream color head. Retention is amazingly good. Appealing.

S - Sweet floral and grassy notes alongside heavy caramel and crystal malts. Incredibly simple but well balanced.

T - light, fresh floral hops. Sweet orange peel. Buttery caramel and sweet base malts. Simple as I'd guessed, but incredibly refreshing. Never oily. No alcohol is detectable.

M - buttery and smooth. A bit to thick.

D - a highly drinkable, albeit simple IPA. Never approaches bitter. Won't satisfy hop heads but a good, easy drinking beer.

blakelive784, Mar 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

JoshTellez, Jun 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

kristougher, Jun 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, May 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

dking1525, Aug 30, 2013
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TheBigBoy, Oct 14, 2012
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grubefresh, Jun 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

EricDu, Jun 14, 2013
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khargro2, Jun 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

rxthree, Aug 17, 2013
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James_NelsonIV, Aug 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

jealmanzar, Jun 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

inspektor, Sep 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

LLMOORE88, Mar 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Lare453, Feb 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

rudy0908, Apr 14, 2012
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Mphis, Jan 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a deep caramel with a double thumbs width cream colored head. A deep caramel, bready aroma hangs alongside some orange. Flavor is a big dose of caramel malt providing some doughiness alongside some citric rind and fruit. Both the flavor and aroma are quite tame. A nice creamy, medium body to this. Overall, a decent brew that I'd try again, though probably not one I will be going out of my way to pick up.

denver10, Jun 30, 2012
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beernads, Mar 28, 2013
Nectar IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 717 ratings.