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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

731 Ratings
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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 13
Gots: 42 | 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%

hozersr, Oct 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

SonOfKyuss, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

bouncepass, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of BucannonXC5
3.89/5  rDev +2.4%

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Lagunitas mason jar
From: Albertson’s in Alpine, Calif.
Price: $1.67 ($9.99 for a mix 6-pack)
Purchased: Sept. 30, 2014
Consumed: Oct. 1, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured a caramel, orange, clear color with 3-to-4 fingers of khaki white head. Tons of good looking streams of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Good amount of layered foamy lacing on the sides of the glass all the way down. Great retention on the top all the way down as well. (Sight - 4.00)

Smelled a pleasant whiff of hops right away. Got floral hops, Citra hops, caramel, toffee, pine, good deal of bitterness, Cascade hops and some even some roasty smokiness. Very nice on the nose. (Smell - 4.25)

Tasted toffee, caramel, roasty malts, buttery notes, floral hops, Citra hops, orange rind and rye hops. Almost seems more like a strong ale than an IPA. (Taste - 3.75)

Medium body. Oily texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Long, slightly bitter finish. (Feel - 3.75)

This was a very nice IPA. Big fan here. I’d have it again for sure. (Overall - 3.88)

3.89 | 87 | B+

BucannonXC5, Oct 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

pjbfromkc, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

PKS, Sep 27, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dogstickfetch, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

A: Golden copper. Darker than your run of the mill west coast ipa. Single finger head.

S: Citrus fruit and pine. Powerful punch.

T: Oh, yeah.. Maltiness holds things down for wonderful hops. Pine hits you first then immediately into a lemon citrus flavor. Pretty bitter for 60IBU but not lingering.

M: The maltiness gives a full mouthfeel, while still being clearly a westcoast ipa.

O:

JDFarley, Sep 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

tjcamm, Sep 20, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: hazy; bronze colored; 1 finger pillowy off white head that receded slowly to a thick collar; thick lacing;

S: candied tropical fruit, especially banana and orange;

T: not quite as good as the smell, but still nice; bitter orange all the way through with a touch of pine in the background;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: very enjoyable; well balanced; nice complexity of flavors;

HamdenHector, Sep 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

wrightst, Sep 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

thefluker, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ZEB89, Aug 31, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -26.3%

Lucasrjoel, Aug 27, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +6.3%

Cjvailbn, Aug 23, 2014
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waddellc2, Aug 22, 2014
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zestar, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Beerbuddy21, Aug 20, 2014
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Herdhophead, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

afsdan, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

ncstateplaya, Aug 15, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -10.5%

Jrdonohue10, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

Freehouse, Aug 10, 2014
Nectar IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.