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Nelson - Alpine Beer Company

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Ratings: 2,028
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1,179
Gots: 173 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Golden Rye IPA - An outstanding hop from New Zealand, Nelson Sauvin, is generously used throughout the brewing and dry-hopping of this unique beer. European rye is added for a smooth, malty addition to flavor. 1.065 OG 7% AB

(Beer added by: rayjay on 08-14-2006)
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a light gold in color with a very nice inch of white head. Leaves plenty of webby, spotty lacing on the side of the glass.
Smell is floral hops with just a hint of rye there to compliment.
Taste is wonderful. Beautiful hops, wonderful balance with hops. Citrusy and piney.
Incredibly smooth and easy drinking. Absolutely refreshing and a pleasure to drink. This bottle is drinking well, I'd imagine it's even better on tap.
Great beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2010 23:04:22 | More by FtownThrowDown
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11-29-2013 00:24:55 | More by Train54
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Birmz

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Chimay goblet

A- pours a slightly hazy orange with a half finger white head that fades pretty quickly. Would like more head, but I really like the color of it

S- I have the glass sitting a foot away fro me, and the aroma just comes and attacks my nose with a huge burst of grapefruit and orange. It smells absolutely divine

T- starts off slightly bitter, and the finish is slightly sweet, with grapefruit prominent throughout. Taste is actually a little bit more subdued than I'd expect

M- it's actually perfect. Not syrupy, not watery...about standard for the course, but that's a good thing

O- this is a good one. Real easy drinking for my first Alpine beer

Serving type: bottle

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Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,028 ratings.