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Father Nelson | La Cumbre Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
La Cumbre Brewing Co.
New Mexico, United States
lacumbrebrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ONovoMexicano on 04-21-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#840
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
164
pDev:
8.26%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
18
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 164 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of denver10
2.95/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nichols33
3.18/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Been seeking this one for awhile and was disappointed. Bottled 4/1, taste like it's an old IPA. A bit citrusy in the beginning, but then that fades quickly and its malty

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Photo of mschantz
3.22/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Wanted to love this beer. Too boozy and not enough hop goodness to balance thing out.

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Photo of EliotRosewater
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

Photo of MikeM417
3.53/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arlingtonjoe
3.56/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Not sure of the brew date but was hoping for a lot more from this one. More like a barleywine than an IPA and lacking any of the distinctive flavor Nelson Sauvin is noted for.

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Photo of macrosmatic
3.71/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to shuntstout for sending this bottle! Reviewed from (very long-standing) notes. Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a Cycle Brewing pint glass.

A: Very clear and bright gold, with average visible carbonation and a half-finger of white foamy head. This is pretty.

S: Fairly low amount of aroma for a DIPA. Melon, dank and spicy hops, alongside bready malts with mild caramel notes. A touch of citrus and tropical fruits in the background.

T: Melon, spice, and some citrus hops, as well as resinous pine. Crisp biscuit malts that largely stay out of the way. The resin and spicy hops stay in the hang with a quite noticeable ethanol kick.

M: A light crisp body for style, with a good amount of carbonation sensation. The alcohol presence is noticeable – this has a hefty listed ABV, but you can taste every bit of it. This is warming for sure.

O: This was decent, but I felt like it lacked a lot of the interesting hop flavors of the Project Dank (which I much preferred). The hop profile here isn’t my preference, and the alcohol plays too big of a role in the flavor.

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3.75/5  rDev -14%

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodmanfor3
3.75/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Malty. Boozy. Low carbonation. Aggressively hopped for bitterness.

This one missed the mark for me.

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Photo of Bieniek30
3.79/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LFinCO
3.91/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SweetChicken
3.92/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hopkrid
3.93/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IPA1978
3.94/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Looked and smelled great, taste was a bit to warm and boozy.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.96/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yeaprolly
3.97/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnyb
4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Basoos1
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of bostonryan
4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CaptainPancakes
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of bootdown21
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of yourefragile
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of ArrogantB
4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Hops and Pie. Nice clear, light orange color, short head. Aroma is pretty damn hoppy, flavor has some bitterness but not too much. Booze is hidden well, nice hop aspects, pretty tasty but I prefer project dank.

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Father Nelson from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 164 ratings
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