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Single Hop: Nelson Sauvin | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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3.94/5
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46 Ratings
Single Hop: Nelson SauvinSingle Hop: Nelson Sauvin
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
westbrookbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our single-hop rye pale ales are created to showcase the flavor and aromas of individual hop varieties. The grain recipe is kept the same and only the type of hop is changed from batch to batch. Nelson Sauvin is a hop native to New Zealand that has a bold, fruity flavor similar to Sauvignon Blanc grapes.

35 IBU

Added by thagr81us on 10-02-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
46
pDev:
8.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
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3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very cloudy pale orange beer with a weak head. Decent lacing though.

Strong grapefruit and citrus aroma. Tropical (mango) fruit. Smells almost like a fruit juice.

Some spicy bitterness upfront. Overtaken by a sweet maltiness. More hops after swallowing, but less fruity than in the aroma.

Thick and creamy compared to most other pale ales. Carbonation is quite delicate, but gives a nice sensation. Beer has a lingering bitter finish.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a warm orange-amber with a quarter inch creamy bright white head. Plenty of delicate lacing on the edges. Nose is fruity, floral and some aromas I can't quite put my finger on.

Mouthfeel is medium, appropriate for the style, with smooth yet prickly effervescence.

Delicious rye spiciness mixed with a nice hop bite from that flavor I still can't quite isolate. Malt takes a backseat but yet provides enough balance to even the hop & rye out. Definitely a unique taste and aroma from the nelson sauvin hops. If you're tired of the same old pine or citrus flavors, this is the IPA for you.

More great brewing from Westbrook!

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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Single Hop: Nelson Sauvin from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 46 ratings
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