Nelson Sauvin Golden Ale | Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting More Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
United States
rockbottom.com

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DesMoinesMike on 08-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1
Reviews:
1
Avg:
2.29
pDev:
0%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 1 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of DesMoinesMike
2.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Made with Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand and Golden Promise malts from the UK.

The brewer made a big deal about scoring the hops for this brew but unfortunately I just wasn't able to appreciate it because the taste didn't agree with me. It was a pretty dark orange color that was cloudy like a wheat. The initial aroma is citrus with a touch of musk. The taste just went horribly wrong. There was a hint of orange up front but I was quickly overcame with BO and so much smoke flavor it seemed like I was drinking from an ashtray. What the heck would cause that? Those special hops? The body is good but that lingering taste and tartness just threw me way off. This tapping was courtesy of the brewer, whom has produced many fine brews over the years, but this one isn't for me.

 783 characters

Nelson Sauvin Golden Ale from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
2.29 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Subscribe