Nelson Showers | Noble Ale Works

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Noble Ale Works
California, United States
noblealeworks.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Nelson Sauvin - A hop varietal grown out of New Zealand, is the featured hop in this single-hop double IPA. This hop is a mind bender with flavors of sauvignon blanc, gooseberries, truffle and allspice. Our second release in our double IPA series that showcases our favorite hop varieties, one by one, with each consecutive release.

Added by indian_pale_ale on 01-30-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
213
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
7.26%
 
 
Wants:
52
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20
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at first I was not sure what to think of this beer. I have never had a beer with ONLY nelson hops, but WOW was I impressed. Could not tell how strong this guy was, but the aroma and taste of these hops was great. job well done!

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One of the best IPA's I've experienced thus far. If only they would release it again. I found the last remaining bottle in the secret stash of a great liquor shop. Ask for it, you might get lucky.

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22oz bottle poured into snifter

A: Burnt orange color, a little white head dissipates quickly has a light lacing a little cling

S: smells like sharp acidic grapefruit almost wants to go onion but not quite

T: beers starts out almost astringent earthy almost unpleasant then slowly you get hints of stone fruit and ends with a little sweet fruity taste

M: medium body lays on the tongue a little bit but doesn't cling too much

O: It reminds me a lot of Stone's Enjoy by series and that is not a compliment. I've had other Nelson hopped beers and they were amazing fruity juicy pleasures to drink this beer is astringent and harsh acidity up front that you have to blow past before you can almost taste it has a fruity underlying. This beer is a pass.

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Nelson Showers from Noble Ale Works
4.27 out of 5 based on 213 ratings.
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