Nelson Sauvin Single Hop IPA | Mikkeller ApS

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Nelson Sauvin Single Hop IPANelson Sauvin Single Hop IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.

Ingredients: Water, malts (pilsner, cara-crystal and munich), hops (nelson sauvin) and yeast.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 03-14-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
254
Reviews:
181
Avg:
4
pDev:
10%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
10
For Trade:
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Photo of janubio
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap. Pale golden colour, medium two fingers head and medium retention. Good lace.
Aroma is citric, with tropical fruits, caramel and peaches.
Full creamy palate, lively carbonation.
Taste of oranges, tropail fruits, caramel.

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Photo of Mattias
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330 ml. can. Hazy amber color with beige head. Aroma has some fermented grapes, old hops and light cardboard. Taste follows with the fermented fruit, some toasted malts, light earthy bitterness at first but intensifies towards the finish and lingers with grapefruit peel flavor on the aftertaste. Medium body and carbonation. As with the other beers from the new, canned Single Hop series, it's quite disappointing.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Darker, light brown appearance for an india pale ale? Good head development, just under 1", off white. Good lace. Aroma was good, hit those funky earthy citrus Nelson hop notes, one of the more unique hops and it comes through here.

Taste wasn't as pungent, and the malt bill was too much to show off a single hop beer. I don't get that. Price is expensive, almost could get a Sierra Nevada 6 pack for the cost of one of these 12oz bottles.

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Photo of stevoj
3.76/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle from Cindy's Spirits. This comes off more as an English IPA, dark and very mild bitterness. Hazy dark amber with a skin of a head, but leaving sheets of lacing down the glass. Brown bread, ginger snaps and caramel. Not outstanding in any one aspect, but the whole package is pretty good.

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Photo of mytu420
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BRB1978
4.71/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JaimeLI
3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of heydrinks
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From tasting notes. Floral spicy hop aromas blend with rich malts. Pours hazy amber under a 1” cream colored persistent foam collar that provides thick lace. The hops are assertive with big melon but are well balanced by rich malt flavors. Creamy, medium full body and very soft carbonation. A delightful, well hopped beer.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlazerT
3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Teku glass. Bottle. Deep amber, little hazy with medium, densed white head. Fairly lasting. Medicore lacing. Fresh vinous aromas, with hints of citrus (orange), also light floral aromas. Taste is medium bitter (grapefruit like), earthy and little harsh. Good malty background. Tasty, refreshind and quite drinkable IPA.

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Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -25%

Photo of macesq
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of hoop454
5/5  rDev +25%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of supermeniscus
3.8/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Since when is this one no longer brewed? I have one that was bottled on 26/02/2014. Anyway, apart from the aroma, I found this one a bit flat compared to the others in the single hop series. I like NS hops but this one did not shine. Still decent though

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of jondavidsson
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Poupae
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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Nelson Sauvin Single Hop IPA from Mikkeller ApS
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