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Nelson - Alpine Beer Company

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Ratings: 2,494
Reviews: 592
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.93%
Wants: 1,338
Gots: 276 | 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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After drinking this beer for more than a decade, I have finally come around to rating this fine brew.

A - Orange/yellow body with a short white head. Appears creamy like a creamsicle.
S - Juicy, sweet, piney, and hoppy.
T - Amazingly delicious. This beer is brimming with flavor. Pine, hops, and tropical flavors.
M - Medium and dry.
O - This beer has always been something very, very unique to me. It is sunny, rich, and delicious.

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Poured into a snifter.

A: a hazy golden yellow, with a thin white lace head.

S: Pineapple, mango, melon, and other tropical aromas.

T: Very piney, with a small spicy flavor. Ends with the mango and hop flavors.

M: medium bodied that lightly coats the tongue.

O: Very good IPA. I am glad I was able to try it.

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Overall this is an incredible beer.
thankfully I got to try it.

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Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,494 ratings.