The Full Nelson - Tiny Rebel Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by admiral:
3.66/5 rDev +0.8%
A nicely balanced pale ale - a light malt backbone typical of an English pale ale with a good dose of citrus, fruit and floral - typical of an American pale ale
although more of an American Pale ale taste and aroma, as advertised - there is some nice malt which is reminiscent of an English pale ale.
very sessionable and enjoyable beer with passionfruit, citrus, floral and malt flavours and aromas predominating - not too crazy or a smack in the face like some big American pale ales
07-29-2013 08:57:02 | More by admiral
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United Kingdom (England)
3.84/5 rDev +5.8%
A 330ml bottle with a BB of Aug 2014. Picked up a while back from Trembling Madness in York. The label describes it as a 'Maori pale ale' hopped with plenty of Nelson Sauvin for a white grape flavour.
Poured into a Duvel tulip. Bottle conditioned. A bright golden-amber hue with fine sediment and plentiful carbonation. Yields a huge head of creamy white foam that lasts for a while before subsiding to a thick surface layer. Good lacing. Aroma of light, fruity hops with hints of white grape, melon, papaya, grass/hay, subtle caramel malt and earthy yeast. Slightly sweet, with a character that is mildly reminiscent of white wine. Very nice.
Tastes of fruity aromatic hops with a yeasty character and a dry finish. Notes of white grape, melon, papaya, subtle tropical fruit, grass/hay, earthy yeast, faint malt and stewed leaves. Dry and slightly leafy. Well-attenuated, followed by a mild bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with zealous carbonation and decent body. Lightly astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of white grape, fruity hops, stewed leaves and earthy yeast.
Pretty good - a lovely, fruity pale ale. Looks great, while the bright, fruity aroma is fantastic. The flavour is nice but let down slightly by excessive dry yeast and leafiness. Body is OK but a bit too fizzy. Only minor problems however; this is a well-crafted brew that goes down a treat. Worth your time if you come across it.
05-17-2014 22:36:55 | More by jazzyjeff13
3.63/5 rDev 0%
Pours pale amber with a large fading head.
Nose shows passion fruit, floral hops, pawpaw, lychee and clean malt.
More passion fruit and weak light malt as flavours along with white wine notes and a hint of cooked vegetables.
Could use more carbonation.
05-07-2014 03:47:05 | More by CrazyDavros
United Kingdom (England)
3.59/5 rDev -1.1%
Hand-pulled half-pint at Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, Oakengates on 10 Oct 2013.
Golden, clear and bright; small white crown.
Floral, herb and spicy hop nose: taste follows the same way, but with a mild malt sweetness.
Light flavours but they work nicely: I've been impressed with all the beers I've had from these guys.
10-11-2013 15:16:32 | More by BlackHaddock
3.76/5 rDev +3.6%
Pale gold with loose lumpy lager head.
That signature musty grape-overripe kiwi-Juicyfruit nose of Nelson Sauvin.
Tiny bit of shortbread then gooseberry, passionfruit, and lime curd hops.
Floral finish and sour linger.
Fizzy, light, crisp.
Reasonably fresh: 10/14 BBD implies 8 weeks old at most, and it shows in the hops.
Confused by this one: NS is big in the nose and there in the flavor, but everything else - the light body, big fizz, low IBUs (25) and general lack of depth - fights against that. It's almost like Mac's Hop Rocker - a dose of NZ hops for the lager drinker. Ultimately insubstantial when it could've been a beaut of an APA.
Good for what it is - I just wish it were something else.
12-30-2013 17:46:53 | More by StJamesGate
United Kingdom (Wales)
4.43/5 rDev +22%
Half pint from cask at the Cask Pub and Kitchen. Pours a hazy golden colour with a creamy white head. Smells very hoppy and fresh. Floral, grassy and fruity. Tastes extremely hoppy, but with those balanced fruit and floral NZ hops. Malt backbone balancing it all out. Overall a really great beer - i love it!
05-11-2013 15:00:42 | More by CwrwAmByth
The Full Nelson from Tiny Rebel Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.