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Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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250 Ratings
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Ratings: 250
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.27%
Wants: 57
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An American Pale Ale bittered, flavored, and dry hopped exclusively with Nelson Sauvin.

(Beer added by: mymrnngjckt on 09-07-2010)
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap poured into an ommegang tulip.

Pours a very nice slightly hazy orange color that's really nice. Small light yellow head with some awesome clingy lacing. Nose is odd, these hops are earthy and a bit funky.

Taste is sweet, bitter, fruity and it still has that funky earthy flavor from the nose. It's got a fairly light mouthfeel, it's easy drinking and quite tasty. Overall pretty good showcase of the Nelson hops!

kingcrowing, Sep 09, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

thanks to joe for hooking me up with this growler

A: Cloudy amber color with a faint tannish color head that is only about a quarter inch thick but leaves very nice gobs of weblike lace.

S: Nice citrus pine note with hints of apricot, lemon, pineapple, and mango. there is also a sticky pine note. Minimal amounts of caramel sweetness present in this hop forward IPA. Some floral notes and a hint of earthiness

T: Heavy pine and lemon citrus is the first flavor follow by a slight scallion note. Bits of caramel present. The pine is sticky and oily. The scallion/earthy tone to this one is a bit off putting. its not terrible but it over took the citrus a little bit

M: Very smooth with not harshness and light but with a good amount of body. No heat and good creaminess

D: This one goes down very easily and has all the qualities i usually look for in a IPA. the only complaint i have is that the citrus got overshadowed a bit otherwise this is a great brew!

mikey711, Sep 14, 2010
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

750 mL growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy bright yellow orange. Nice white head. Laces nicely. Uneven chunky foam on the surface.

Smell - Tons of nelson hops. Grapefruit, herbal notes, pine, and some lemon. Very distinctive. Touch of grain but it's a hop bomb.

Taste - All hop here again. Great hop flavor. Herbal notes and lemon are stronger. The grapefruit comes second. Drops off to a clean pale malt and grainy finish. Dry.

Mouthfeel - Light, medium carbonation. Extremely drinkable.

Overall - This gives Zombie Dust a run for its money. I'd take this over so many beers and drink it all day.

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Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 250 ratings.