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