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Nelson - Alpine Beer Company

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Ratings: 2,607
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.93%
Wants: 1,363
Gots: 295 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rayjay on 08-14-2006

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
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On draft at City Beer Store in San Francisco

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow with a creamy white head that laces beautifully

S: Big pine and citrus hops, some lime and orange, nice malt sweetness behind it as well

T: Citrus hop glory, orange grapefruit lime lemon all in there, some tropical fruity notes as well, all nicely countered with malt sweetness, a little grapefruit bitterness on the finish but not overwhelming. A little alcohol comes out as it warms

M: medium body, almost creamy smooth, perfect amount of carbonation

O: Couldn't believe my luck when I saw this available. Lives up to it's reputation as an excellent brew

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Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,607 ratings.