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IPA Nelson Sauvin - The Kernel Brewery

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IPA Nelson Sauvin
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Kernel Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: haz77 on 07-23-2011)
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3.2/5  rDev -20.6%

A - Poured a hazy amber with a thick, firm white head which sits resolutely atop the beer. No streamers or bubbles present. Nice start.

S - Big whack of delicious ripe tropical fruit initially. Once acclimatised, elements of lighter fluid/petrol can be picked up along with musk, which aren't so appealing.

T - Bit of a letdown. Quite vapid to begin with before musky biscuity/caramel comes through. A small background note of the fruit towards the end along with restrained herbal hops. A dry-ish, lengthy finish.

M - Medium body with carbonation that's just slightly too soft, which is surprising given the bottle conditioning.

D - Started so well with the appearance and burst of fruit on the nose. A letdown from thereon in. The flavour doesn't live up to the the quite punchy aroma. A reasonable sipper.

07-23-2011 12:37:14 | More by haz77
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-30-2013 23:57:27 | More by largadeer
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3.78/5  rDev -6.2%

Thx to woosterbill for this IPA

A : Hazy cloudy orange colour. Nice white head , goid lacing
a : Aroma is tropical fruits and hops, orange, mandarin, mango and some grass.
T : follows the nose , Flavour of fruits, orange, mango , Pine and some sweet caramel. Very crisp and bitter hoppy with a sweetish aftertaste.
a good IPA , but not wow !

03-17-2012 21:37:14 | More by beerpirates
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

12-17-2012 04:36:58 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-23-2013 09:21:31 | More by Kirk
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-14-2013 18:37:33 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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4.4/5  rDev +9.2%

Bottle enjoyed in the alley by the brewery; poured into a goblet. This particular batch was listed at 6.1%.

A: Cloudy orange body with a thin, frothy white head. The cap disappears rather quickly, but a swirl of the glass creates a new head and this one sticks around better and leaves some nice lace. Not bad.

S: Heady hop aroma - lychee, passion fruit, grapefruit, and tennis ball felt. Crazy and enticing.

T: Ridiculously fruity hops. Ridiculous. All kinds of tropical fruit flavors, from pineapple and lime to passionfruit and kiwi. Dry, bitter, chalky finish. The finish is a bit rough, but the flavors are explosive.

M: Creamy, lively medium body. Solid.

O: Man Nelson Sauvin is an insane hop. Every time I drink a new beer with this hop I find yet another strange, yet fascinating fruit flavor. I can't wait for my local brewery to do an all-Nelson DIPA...


03-31-2012 22:56:26 | More by woosterbill
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3.83/5  rDev -5%

Pours pale gold with a very persistent head. The body is light-medium and moderately carbonated. The aroma is intensely fruity - gooseberry and grapefruit domiate. The flavour is similar, but less intense. Strong fruity hops dominate and present a smooth, well-integrated bitterness.

01-06-2012 19:44:41 | More by
IPA Nelson Sauvin from The Kernel Brewery
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