Nebuchadnezzar - Omnipollo
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4/5 rDev -3.6%
Appearance: It has a nice deep hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice thick bubbly off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves some nice lacing.
Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus (mainly oranges and grapefruit), some pine resins, some floral notes and some sweet bready/caramelly malts.
Taste: Like the aromas, it has a some citrus, papaya, light grapefruit, some light pine resins, floral hops and sweet bready/caramelly malts.
Mouthfeel: It has a med/high carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.
Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by good flavors and aromas. Solid DIPA.
08-01-2014 21:49:35 | More by SebD
3.88/5 rDev -6.5%
Pours a hazy orange with shades of gold. Very lively forming a nice thick white head.
Citric fruit forward with touches of pine followed by a mellow sweetness.
A nice blend of bitter and sweet. Although I found it to be overwhelmingly bitter at first it definitely evens out after a few sips. The nose promised more fruitiness but that wasn't delivered.
Mild carbonation and creamy, very smooth.
A very nice brew, quite bitter but does a nice job complementing burst of bitter with fruit flavour.
08-01-2014 14:58:37 | More by byronic
4.18/5 rDev +0.7%
330 ml bottle served fairly cold into glassware. Purchased from LCBO for $4.25 CDN. I'm very excited to see this in stores.
Appearance - light and vibrant orange color with some honey hues. Thick two finger white head that has great retention. Pretty hazy with some lively bubbles. Clumpy lacing remains behind.
Smell - very fruity with huge burst of pineapple and some mango. Some very light piney aromatics as well melding nicely before succumbing to the fruit explosion.
Taste - the fruit explosion continues with pineapple and mango and a surprising burst of lychee fruit. Moderately bitter with a bit of heat on the tip of my tongue at the close. The lychee and mango are not especially to my liking usually but it works well in this concoction.
Mouthfeel - creamy, good feel with a dry finish. Heavy carbonation which works well with a bigger beer.
Overall - a wonderful double IPA with plenty of fruit flavours especially a distinctive lychee and pineapple combination. Also plenty of bitterness and hop presence for hop head lovers. Highly recommended for all beer lovers.
07-27-2014 18:32:58 | More by DenisKolkin
3.88/5 rDev -6.5%
A very, very hoppy IPA from Belgium (It's not actually Swedish - read the fine print on the label).
Orangey pour with medium head that flattens out fairly quickly. Great hoppiness.
If you like very hoppy IPA's, as I do, you'll like this one. Maybe the best IPA I've tried.
07-19-2014 02:21:30 | More by Bilge
4.8/5 rDev +15.7%
Best before 05-02-16, so i'd say it's fairly fresh. Sure smells like it, right after popping the cap.
Pours hazy orange, building up a rich two finger and a half fluffy white head that doesn't rush anywhere. Later on a thin cap remains and a very sticky lace.
There's a perfect marriage of citrus and pine in the smell, all atop quite a lot of caramel, with some sweet tropical fruit (papaya, pineapple, faint lychee and mango) and orchard fruit (apricot, peach, pear). This should be great.
Huge pineapple in the front, probably the clearest i've found in a beer, followed by tons of bitter citrus, like grapefruit and lemon peel, getting sweeter in a flash second, with tangerines, pomelo, limes, also some peach and perfumey mango. Nice caramel helps the sweetness, also some honey with quite a lot of floral notes. Big green notes, like pine resin, weed, hop oils, a huge fresh leafiness follows, and sweeps away any sweetness, giving room to a huge, dry, spicy bitterness.
Medium body and carbonation, creamy, almost oily. Fitting for such a rich heavy IIPA. Aftertaste is a hop nuke fallout, leaving nice fruitiness and big bitter green notes. You don't have time to feel any alcohol.
A rollercoaster, with a big surprising complexity, but in the end perfectly balanced, great flavours, incredible hops.
07-16-2014 16:06:35 | More by dcmchew
Nebuchadnezzar from Omnipollo
92 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.