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Nelson - Alpine Beer Company

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Ratings: 2,129
Reviews: 563
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1,201
Gots: 196 | FT: 14
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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poured from 22 oz bottle purchased a week ago from alpine brewery to a ballast point tulip

A: pours a great light gold, very clear and with very minimal head. dissipated almost fully within 5 minutes of pouring

S: SUPER PINE. heavy dank. very fresh and almost a cheddar cheese cracker after-smell.

T: very fresh hop taste directly up front. fades into an almost baked parmasean cheese flavor. i dont know if its just me since i know this is a high rated beer yet i havent even read any other official descriptive reviews for it. almost like liquid goldfish crackers. which in my book is A-OK!

M: minimal. its very smooth and potent but not very viscous or thick. goes down very easy and doesnt linger too too much.

O: great beer. really enjoyed it after hearing how good it was!

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L: Light pale and straw in color. Strong and this pillow like foamy head, lingers quite a bit as well. Slight haze.

S: Citrus and tropical upfront then the rye hits you with some faint black licorice and rubber notes. When it's warmer pine comes out and appears

T: Again citrus upfront with rye blending in nicely fading into a real nice pine.

M: Light and easy to drink. Really nice mouth-feel to his one.

O: Really nice beer, would love to have this all the time. One thing I notice about Alpine is its kinda like my homebrew, at the bottom has some hop bits in it lol.

03-19-2014 03:28:56 | More by koutkid41
Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,129 ratings.