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Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPA - Nelson Brewing Company

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Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPAFull Nelson Organic Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

30 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nelson Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 05-05-2013)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650ml bomber poured into tulip 28/11/13

A slight haze in a light copper body a few tiny bubbles feeding a dense finger of foam that falls to a thin film after a few sips leaving a couple random patches of lace

S big tropical nose, apricot, peaches, pineapple juice, orange and grapefruit, a little pine, very faint dry cereal, slightly floral, and caramel with just a hint of booze

T more malt, lots of lemon and lime rind, more pine, the tropical notes on the nose are toned down but still there, tasty enough but the nose is a fair bit better

M medium leaning towards full, nice bitter bite, lots of grit, soft carbonation and just a little heat, feels like a DIPA

O I'm pretty happy with my 5$ bomber, the nose didn't quite follow through in the flavor but still a solid DIPA all around

I'm very surprised by this one, I've had lots of crap from Nelson and expected this to be something similar. I rather liked this beer and the price point is hard to beat, this will be the first brew from these guys that I buy a second time.

wordemupg, Nov 29, 2013
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Appearance - Pours a dark amber with two fingers of frothy white head.

Smell - Piney hops, caramalts, tropical fruits.

Taste - Predominantly malt flavoured in comparison with the hops, along with tropical fruit essences. Light bitterness in finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - A DIPA that is more dominated by malts than hops. The aromas meet all the requirements, though I'd like to have more hops (perhaps a bit of dry hopping will help out).

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Bought two 650 mL bottles for $6 each in northeast BC. I have found Nelson Brewing to be hit-and-miss with its beer: loved some, didn't care for others.

This has a clear but hazy copper body and a solid, soapy-creamy beige head. It has the aroma of grapefruit and fresh grass. I find a heavy citrus hops and bitter but with a nectar taste. It has good, appropriate carbonation and some alcoholic (8.2%) taste with a medium body.

This is one of those 'loved-it' beers. I found the first bottle to be just delicious: great first impression. I was able to judge the second bottle a little bit more soberly but still found it great.

maclean25, Jun 04, 2013
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Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPA from Nelson Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.