Nectar IPA | Humboldt Brewing Co.

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Nectar IPANectar IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Humboldt Brewing Co.
California, United States
humboldtbrewingco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
60 IBU

Added by avylover on 10-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
870
Reviews:
344
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
95
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 870 |  Reviews: 344
Photo of MikeZ9654
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Easy drinker on the sweet side

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Photo of DanCataline
4.87/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of DrMindbender
3.49/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lobina
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of user785335
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Tastes like the label implies. Honey taste is foremost. I'm not a big honey fan, so something I don't care for, but if you're looking for honey flavor, this is probably something you should check out.

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Photo of peteknepper
3.43/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GermanDisease
3.21/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JPowell712
3.51/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jaygrant1387
4.44/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Citrus sweet taste. Doesn't hit hard with hop flavor. hops give off citrus notes after. very drinkable. Great for warm weather

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Photo of John_Beeryman
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of skeeterloveshops
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good. Must try for sure.

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Photo of CraftBeerRunner
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mpenske
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GrimGuzzler
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of melza
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PierceTheElder
4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of trocketsauced
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of foundersfan1
3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mkaram
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brandon632
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer is crystal clear, with a thick white head and a scent of fruit, and soft, floral hops. The scent has a very nice undertone of pale malt. It is a dry beer...drier than expected, but still nicely balanced with a malt and hop juxtaposition. The mouthfeel has a solid heft, with a bitter finish. Very nice beer.

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Photo of lochef81
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of delta490
3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy orangey-amber with a cap of off-white head. The head has good retention and leaves small soapy lacing. The smell is light but has some distinctive aspects of pine and floral hops and caramel malts. The taste is much the same but with a little more oomph to it. The body is thicker and slick, with just a hint of carbonation.

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Photo of Mwt
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnnniee
3.34/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle at America on Tap Saturday
Deep golden color with a decent bubbly white head. Floral earthy hops, rich bready caramel maltiness. Decent enough IPA.

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Nectar IPA from Humboldt Brewing Co.
3.8 out of 5 based on 870 ratings.
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