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Nelson Showers - Noble Ale Works

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180 Ratings
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 31
Gots: 19 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Noble Ale Works visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Nelson Sauvin - A hop varietal grown out of New Zealand, is the featured hop in this single-hop double IPA. This hop is a mind bender with flavors of sauvignon blanc, gooseberries, truffle and allspice. Our second release in our double IPA series that showcases our favorite hop varieties, one by one, with each consecutive release.

(Beer added by: indian_pale_ale on 01-30-2014)
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22oz bottle poured into snifter

A: Burnt orange color, a little white head dissipates quickly has a light lacing a little cling

S: smells like sharp acidic grapefruit almost wants to go onion but not quite

T: beers starts out almost astringent earthy almost unpleasant then slowly you get hints of stone fruit and ends with a little sweet fruity taste

M: medium body lays on the tongue a little bit but doesn't cling too much

O: It reminds me a lot of Stone's Enjoy by series and that is not a compliment. I've had other Nelson hopped beers and they were amazing fruity juicy pleasures to drink this beer is astringent and harsh acidity up front that you have to blow past before you can almost taste it has a fruity underlying. This beer is a pass.

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Nelson Showers from Noble Ale Works
96 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.