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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

673 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 673
Reviews: 322
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 11
Gots: 28 | 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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Bookseeb

Washington

3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance holds a golden amber color supporting a fair head that dissipates leaving fair lace. Smell has a very nice sweet malt aroma balanced by the grapefruit bitter of the hops. Taste again has the sweetness of the malt with the grapefruit piney bitter of the hops. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. A sweet tasty IPA.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 03:13:22 | More by Bookseeb
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -21.3%

01-08-2014 18:50:09 | More by JAHMUR
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Slay40

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-07-2014 22:54:47 | More by Slay40
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clay23

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-01-2014 03:01:01 | More by clay23
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superspak

Michigan

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

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 6/4/2013. Pours hazy deep orange amber color with a 1-2 finger dense cream colored head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, orange zest, tangerine, lemon zest, pine, floral, grass, caramel, bread, toast, and floral earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity of citrus/pine hops and moderate malt balance; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, tangerine, orange zest, lemon zest, floral, grass, pine, caramel, toast, bread, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of floral/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, orange/lemon zest, floral, grass, pine, caramel, toast, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity of citrus hop flavors and moderate malt balance; with a moderately crisp malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, crisp, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall, despite the age of the bottle, this was a very nice IPA. Nice complexity of hop flavors with moderate malt balance; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 00:05:02 | More by superspak
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-24-2013 04:24:46 | More by KolbMarley
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Johnny_V

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-24-2013 03:43:43 | More by Johnny_V
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-22-2013 08:35:11 | More by CarolinaKev
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JLapadura

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-18-2013 02:53:55 | More by JLapadura
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21Maestro8

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-13-2013 19:28:05 | More by 21Maestro8
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tmt71883

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-12-2013 03:54:55 | More by tmt71883
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onepersonriot

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-12-2013 02:35:26 | More by onepersonriot
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-11-2013 03:38:36 | More by BillRoth
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-07-2013 05:21:45 | More by Dank26
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5%

12-02-2013 03:14:15 | More by Wetenkamp
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-01-2013 16:07:56 | More by Goldfishman
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5%

11-29-2013 18:28:52 | More by jaydoc
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fivetime

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

11-28-2013 18:49:22 | More by fivetime
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allentownpaguy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-27-2013 22:19:29 | More by allentownpaguy
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-17-2013 03:07:53 | More by brandonld23
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-13-2013 14:49:43 | More by jjd315
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-13-2013 04:02:38 | More by Kahlerbock
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djtomain

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-13-2013 01:18:10 | More by djtomain
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prock180

Arizona

4/5  rDev +5%

11-12-2013 02:46:13 | More by prock180
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

11-08-2013 09:37:08 | More by 4Socialanxiety
Nectar IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 673 ratings.