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Nelson - Alpine Beer Company

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Ratings: 2,597
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.93%
Wants: 1,361
Gots: 291 | 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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5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.29/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.54/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.97/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.65/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SteveB24
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look- Bright, clear copper color, pours two fingers of sticky white head that retains very well.
Smell-lots of oranges, a floral, spicy quality from the rye that's very reminiscent of pink peppercorns.
Taste-orange juice&zest upfront, green and pink peppercorns, biscuity malt backing it all up. Beautiful
Feel-light yet creamy. Well carbonated. Not overly wet.
Overall-unique, well balanced, delicous. Not all IPA's stand out, this one does. Superb

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4.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Alpine Nelson is just so damn good!

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4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +6%
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4.8/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.42/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
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4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
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Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,597 ratings.