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Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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264 Ratings
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Ratings: 264
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.27%
Wants: 58
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:
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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On tap at Beachwood Brewing in Long Beach, CA.

Did Sonny Liston just knock me out? Wow. Alpine Nelson, move over, the champ may have just entered the building. All those beautiful Nelson hops, but again with that yeasty backbone. Raul just found the Treasure of the Sierra Madre; Raul just found The Maltese Falcon... Yes.

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- 2014 vintage
- Off tap @ Beachwood (LBC) on 7-Nov-14
- 10 oz. pour into a wheat beer glass

Tasted against Abner, Double Citra, Legitmacy, and Nelson Single Hop. Of the four, I ranked this one 3rd, though not sure if its a fair comparison as it's supposedly only a pale ale.

It's difficult to compare this to other top-tiered APA's like ZD. Pseudo might be closer. I found it comparable to Alpine's Nelson, but maybe a slightly less drinkable due to it's juicier, thicker body. Still, one of the best beers that highlights this varietal that I've tasted yet.

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Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 264 ratings.