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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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very good

31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 8
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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

650 ml bottle. Pours a clear copper with a head that lingers. Nose is citrus - very strong grapefruit. Taste follows nose with a dry hoppy finish. Very nice and refreshing. I wasn't expecting too much but I was very pleasantly surprised.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of PaulietheBrit
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Ericbeech_87
4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Kuno777
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

Photo of wordemupg
3.91/5  rDev -3%
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.

Photo of marvmoreno
4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of leaddog
3.65/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPA from Nelson Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.