Nelson - Alpine Beer Company
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Reviews by Schmaltzy:
4.2/5 rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Thanks Sid and Best Damn Beer Shop.
A- Color is a nice light gold/yellow color around one finger of light head that receeds to some decent lacing on the glass.
S- Nice floral hoppy smells with tons of grapefruit and mango hops, smells very crisp and inviting.
T- Floral hops with tons of tropical flavors slight lemon/grapefruit flavors, finish is nice with a slight dry spiciness from the rye.
M- Nice light to medium body with good carbonation, really good mouthfeel and taste for a 7% IPA nice dry spicy finish.
D- Very easy to drink this beer, session beer as Sid stated. Tons of flavors and smells with the New Zealand hops and the rye lends a nice mild spiciness to the finish. Recommneded.
Serving type: bottle
05-19-2010 19:26:33 | More by Schmaltzy
More User Reviews:
4.61/5 rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
This is my second Alpine beer, Pure Hopiness being the first. PH was very good. Let's see if Nelson lives up to the hype. Thanks to Sebowski for the trade.
A: Surprisingly very light looking. Yellow, slightly hazy. Lacing covers the glass. Good head retention. Almost looks like Hop Ranch.
S: Big grapefruit, citrus and guava. Very nice caramel malt base. Quite amazing.
T: Taste follows the aroma. Very big hop profile but it does not overpower the beer. Very balanced beer. This satisfied my hop thirst on every single level.
M: Light to medium bodied. Perfect carbonation and bitterness.
O: After having the pleasure of trying so many delicious, wonderful IPA's in the past few weeks (Gandhi-Bot, PtE, PH, Jai Alai, Schlafly Tasmanian IPA, Sea Hag, Hopslam, etc, etc, etc.), Nelson definitely got my attention. Wonderful beer by Alpine. Glad to have acquired this since I failed at making it to the brewery when I was out in SD. Thanks again to Sebowski.
Serving type: bottle
03-01-2014 02:29:33 | More by BoardwalkBock
Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
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