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Nelson - Alpine Beer Company

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99
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2,206 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,206
Reviews: 569
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1,225
Gots: 213 | FT: 15
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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5/5  rDev +11.9%

My favorite IPA from Alpine

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So often these over hyped beers end up being a let down...not this one. This may very well be the best single IPA I've ever had. Nelson is at the forefront of this brew. It is incredibly smooth and balanced. Very easy drinking with its light body. Smell is fantastic. Color is a nice golden hue. Fantastic beer.

IpaBeerDrinkers, Sep 15, 2014
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sampled on draft at toronado, san francisco on 9-10.

big juicy citrus.

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Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,206 ratings.