Nebuchadnezzar | Omnipollo

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Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by bark on 06-29-2012

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Ratings: 702 |  Reviews: 154
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2/5  rDev -51.5%

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2/5  rDev -51.5%

Photo of Tpain518
2.14/5  rDev -48.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

this was not good. maybe infected?

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Photo of thegerm87
2.5/5  rDev -39.3%

Photo of VinumSabbathi
2.8/5  rDev -32%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of Monkey-D-Luffy
2.84/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Purchased cold - Can BBE 2/13/18 "BE THE BEER YOU WANT TO SEE" - Poured into an English Pub glass

L - Pours a moderately hazed orange-amber color, with a very finely foamed 1 finger bone white head. Rapidly dissipating leaving a thin veil on the top with a delicate ring around the edge of the glass. Big thick lines of lacing as it goes down. As it settled there was lots of visible sediment as if the beer had separated way ahead of its best before date.

S - Bready malt, nearly indiscernible citrus and a whiff of pine.

T - Subtly sweet caramel malts, with tropical citrus and dank pine. Awkward mix of sweetness and bitterness in the lingering aftertaste.

F - Medium bodied with sharp carbonation.

O - The can itself is gorgeous, but the top is entirely painted black, on one of the 2 cans I cracked to review I had actual strips of paint in my beer. Between the paint chips coming into the beer from opening it and the visible separation of the beer itself well before the BBE date, this beer really put me off. Having said all that, I'm even more put off by the taste. Who thinks of an IPA and then makes it heavily caramel malt forward? I get it, Omnipollo are very experimental but this is just an absolute shit show of a beer.

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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of baklo
3.01/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AndreasDif
3.02/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Strange aftertaste would prefer something more!

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Photo of dueserdo
3.02/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Had this on draft and was disappointed. Thought that the IBU of 100 would be interesting but it was a let down. To me it was more like a 35 IBU. It was a cloudy light amber with little head. A pint of this is all I wanted. Time to move on to something else.

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Photo of GWalk612
3.25/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a fairly heavy tangerine hue, head disappears almost instantly with no legs. Very sweet nose with lots of candy and Florida citrus. Smooth mouth feel especially for a IIPA, Very little bite. Sticky finish with alcohol lingering. Really not much going on flavor wise. It's a smooth DIPA, but nothing impressive as far as complexity or flavor.

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of stakem
3.26/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A pounder can into a tulip appears hazy copper with white head.

The aroma is a little poopy like diapers - sulfur and grass faintly.

The taste is mineral laden with a fruity pulp/pine resin bitterness.

This is medium in body with modest carbonation. I appreciate my friend giving me a can of this to try, but its not something I need to have again.

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3.35/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BakaGaijin
3.36/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A - Hazy amber colour with a lovely thick frothy head that lasts for good long while.

S - Citrus and some light caramel. A little pine as well.

T - Pine and resin. Some malt, flowery notes, grapefruit rind and a fairly bitter finish. Not tasting much of the citrus that I expected from the nose.

M - Medium body and decent carbonation.

O - A little too bitter on the finish for my liking. I prefer a little more balance.

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Photo of Nichols33
3.39/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beertunes
3.41/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in 12oz Teku. Poured a lightly hazy honey gold color with 1-1/4 inch of of white head that had good retention and lacing.

The aroma was mostly floral hops , with a light grain scent in the background.

The flavor profile was very similar, with the sweet hops blending nicely with the earthy grain.

The body was medium, maybe a touch on the fuller side, was smooth, and had a neutral finish.

Drinkability was OK, I finished my pour easily enough, but I wsn't left wanting another. Overall, a decent enough brew, worth trying if you see it.

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3.43/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

16oz can poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy and cloudy burnt golden; small white head that fades leaving nice retention and lacing. The aromas are subtle with hints of pine, spruce, mint and grapefruit. Mild hints of caramel. Malt aromas are there. The flavors follow the nose for the most part. Nice earthy hop bitterness. Lots of pine needles and pine sap. Hints of rye and black pepper. It's slightly spicy. Some citrus in the mix. Malts are there, but the hop bitterness steals the show. Finishes juicy and dry at the same time. Alcohol goes unnoticed for the most part, but it still drinks big. Mouthfeel is very nice. It's full-bodied with active carbonation. It's ultimately dangerously drinkable.

This is an alright DIPA. It's well crafted, but almost seems one dimensional. It's more of an "old school" DIPA, in my opinion, which is fine. It's still enjoyable and fun to drink.

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Nebuchadnezzar from Omnipollo
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 702 ratings