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Nelson - Alpine Beer Company

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Ratings: 1,941
Reviews: 555
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 8.74%
Wants: 1,155
Gots: 155 | FT: 11
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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UAhobbes

California

5/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Nelson, to me, is easily one of the best IPA's I've ever had. I'm a big hop head who loves hop-forward beers. Not only is this beer incredibly well balanced, its fruity characteristics give it that respectable nudge into the elites.

If something terribly wrong occurred where one could only choose one brewery to drink from... Alpine would be the one.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2014 00:03:39 | More by UAhobbes
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-15-2014 00:59:20 | More by millelacsmark
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p0tt3r

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-14-2014 18:48:01 | More by p0tt3r
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patm1986

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-14-2014 12:11:17 | More by patm1986
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Jgrody

California

5/5  rDev +12.1%

02-13-2014 04:44:56 | More by Jgrody
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-12-2014 19:24:07 | More by bostonryan
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-12-2014 18:59:30 | More by TriageStat
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corysmith01

New York

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-11-2014 22:23:34 | More by corysmith01
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MWolverines66

New York

4/5  rDev -10.3%

02-11-2014 17:46:08 | More by MWolverines66
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jjdc

District of Columbia

4.81/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This beer looks stunning, like liquid sunshine in the glass. The nose is sumptuous with Sticky citrus notes of tangerine and grapefruit. The rye adds a dry backbone that is perfect complement to the juicy, tropical sweetness of the hops. This beer is perfectly integrated and balanced. As good as IPAs get. This is a treat.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 02:29:27 | More by jjdc
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Jpohling


4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-09-2014 22:08:39 | More by Jpohling
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Danimal25

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-09-2014 14:31:12 | More by Danimal25
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sherm1016

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -10.3%

02-09-2014 04:44:08 | More by sherm1016
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

02-09-2014 02:21:48 | More by bumchilly25
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Hirshi

New York

5/5  rDev +12.1%

02-05-2014 19:27:03 | More by Hirshi
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Bjlps

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-04-2014 15:45:08 | More by Bjlps
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nickmantia

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-03-2014 18:26:53 | More by nickmantia
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core42

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-02-2014 22:51:51 | More by core42
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-02-2014 21:15:08 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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ethanmc12

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-02-2014 05:03:16 | More by ethanmc12
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ystazi

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-31-2014 21:30:14 | More by ystazi
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iamdariusstone

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

01-31-2014 07:02:35 | More by iamdariusstone
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sil1

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-31-2014 01:15:37 | More by sil1
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-30-2014 23:13:04 | More by ubufan2112
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nygannon

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

01-30-2014 06:35:14 | More by nygannon
Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 1,941 ratings.