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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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no score

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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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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

cjac, Jun 22, 2012
Photo of Brad007
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice mild golden color with a one finger head.

Aroma is crisp with grassy/ citrusy hops and a bit of a malt backbone

There's some hops upfront with just a bit of malt. Laid back. Nothing offensive.

Lingering citrus character. Not much else I couldn't ask for much better on a hot day.

An easygoing example of the style.

Brad007, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

ColeTy2003, Jun 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Ablackbrew, Jun 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

cbyrd4088, Jun 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

MikeConklin, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of mooseo
3.4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into tulip.

A - Hazy orange amber with a small white dense head.

S - Light citrus, grapefruit, and floral hops. A little grainy with hints of caramel malt.

T - Lightly hopped with lots of citrus and grapefruit flavor. Burnt caramel and bready malts provide a solid backbone. Has a short mildly bitter finish.

M - Medium bodied, smooth, a little sticky. Nice lively, prickly carbonation.

O - Decent IPA. Nothing really stands out, but it does have good flavor and drinkability. I wish it was a bit more hoppy.

mooseo, May 30, 2012
Photo of woemad
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle purchased at Bottles in Millwood, WA, for $1.99. No obvious freshness date.

Poured a somewhat hazy golden amber color with a good-sized, creamy off-white head that took it’s time dropping. Lots of lace.

Very hoppy in the nose, with pine and grapefruit scents dominating.

This is one of those IPAs that have a big, citrusy flavor up front. While there are bitter hop flavors, the taste of this beer is very “fruit-forward” to borrow a wine term. There’s also a fairly discernable malt backbone to this.

Medium bodied, with a sticky, oily mouthfeel.

This is one of those semi-sweet, sticky IPAs that are tasty to drink but might be a bit much to have several of. I’m glad I bought a bottle but can’t see myself sessioning it.

woemad, May 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

muchloveforhops3, May 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

JPWestCoastIPA, May 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

SlickestWilly, May 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Yabev15, May 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

erha2, May 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

mrskunk, May 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, May 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

jdhasse, May 12, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

smi, May 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

DonFrap, May 09, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +25%

beerrooster, May 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

kevgod, May 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

MikeDre, May 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

hendge, May 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

olympicgatorade, May 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Kopfschuss, Apr 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

DelicateDelirium, Apr 29, 2012
Nectar IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 717 ratings.