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Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Nelson Sauvin Pale AleNelson Sauvin Pale Ale

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270 Ratings
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Ratings: 270
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.27%
Wants: 60
Gots: 5 | 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:
Beer added by: mymrnngjckt on 09-07-2010

An American Pale Ale bittered, flavored, and dry hopped exclusively with Nelson Sauvin.
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Photo of Chico1985
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Shared a 750ml growler 2 nights back. Thanks Me.

A - Hazy pale orange with a white head. Good retention and great and lacing as usual from HF.

S - Nice dank tropical fruits. Earthy, peach, passionfruit, grapefruit, tropical goodness.

T - Lots of earthy danky peach and general tropical fruit, slight sugar cookie malt, mostly hops with some decent bitterness for a pale ale.

M - Carbonation is a little on the lower side, good bitterness, light and very drinkable, maybe a bit thin if I had to nitpick but overall fine.

O - Yeahhhh, really good, especially for a single hop beer, definitely a nice showcasing the flavors and complexities of the Nelson hop. Lots of great Nelson danky funky fruits and big flavors for the low ABV.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.3/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.65/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.92/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

Photo of jlindros
4.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my hill Farmstead stemmed goblet, filled on Wednesday, reviewed on Saturday.

Pours a huge fluffy soapy frothy 2 finger head that fades slowly with tons of frothy soapy lacing, hazy murky peach tangerine orange color. 4.75

Nose is all Nelson! Big fruit, tropical fruit more generic and not really citrus variety, papaya pineapple like, and a musty resin and dank earthy note, a little tangerine and rind later, fluffy airy malt base. Not very complex, just shows off the Nelson nicely. 4.5

Taste brings more fresh Nelson hop, with a bitter rind out front, quickly into genetic tropical fruit, again that pineapple papaya like, and a mild tangerine citrus. a light grapefruit like pith note but very light, quickly into mango and a big bitter rind, that turns a little spicy on the back end. Nice light fluffy malt base adds just enough to prop up the hops. Besides being spicy on the back end, the hops also bring a mild dank resin. Finish is drier with a mild fluffy malt, and big spicy rind hop and little tropical note lingering. 4.5

Mouth is med bod nice fluffy feel with great carbonation. 4.75

Overall great as expected, as usual for hill Farmstead, great hop profile, great fluffy make base too back it up, great carbonation esp for growler. Again not very complex, not over done either, just perfect to showcase the great Nelson hops. Very tasty and drinkable.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 270 ratings.