Nebuchadnezzar | Omnipollo

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Omnipollo
Sweden
omnipollo.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bark on 06-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
525
Reviews:
108
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
9.2%
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
92
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Ratings: 525 |  Reviews: 108
Photo of jwent91
4.66/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AndreasDif
3.02/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Strange aftertaste would prefer something more!

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Photo of victory4me
4.4/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MSandahl23
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

this is probably a better beer than the ratings i am giving it, at least according to everyone else, but for me, it lacks the omnipollo magic, which i have experienced in all of their beers to date before this one, and its there here too, trying to bust though a bigger malt profile than is necessary in terms of caramel notes, or maybe too long of a boil where some sugar caramelization occurred, i dont know for sure, but it cant get out. it also cant get out from behind a brick wall of bitterness that starts mid palate and lingers for half an hour. the hop complexion of the beer is otherwise awesome, but its masked a bit more than i would like it to be here. there is a peach or nectarine juicy character to the hops, and it comes out right before the finish in a huge wave of crashing carbonation, stirring up a turbid mix of malt residuals, strange new wave euro yeast, and oils that coat the palate and then disappear. i could drink a bunch of these, but i feel like i would pay for it. the mouthfeel is its best asset i think. if this were a single ipa with a scaled back malt base and more emphasis on late kettle timing with the same dosage, it would be a vastly superior beer in my mind. the bitterness is a distraction and the alcohol leaks through just a bit. that said, a treat to get to try another beer from these guys, who are absolute awesome as on outfit on the whole.

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Photo of JohanBo
4.64/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tlema1
4.11/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Piney and floral, balanced very nice brew

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Photo of J_Dizzle
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of diawol
4.89/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nichols33
3.39/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jamato14
4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrand2621
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraftBeerAndCupcakes
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of __Seriously__
4.84/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Mersh
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of muskiesman
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jonathanwerle
4.56/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BlarpBlarp
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

An explosion of exotic tropical fruits, honey, and hops. Sweet and bitter all at once. Extremely smooth drinking and well balanced. Very complex DIPA with the alcohol extremely well masked. This is a smart, well-crafted beer. Beautiful to look at in the glass as well.

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Photo of orangesol
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NJBeer265
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of talbotjf99
4.71/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xungmound98
4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Greywulfken
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: murky medium gold body, a few fingers of head o'er the top, some messy lace trails behind

S: lots of bright citrus and fruit, subtle grain and dank pine impressions below

T: citrus and tropical fruits dominate the malt grains and dank hops that lurk beneath; bitter and mildly sweet, impressions of pith up-front, resinous notes only suggested on the finish

M: medium body, mild carbonation, bittering in full effect, nice lingering aftertaste

O: an excellent American-style DIPA from Omnipollo - lean and mean, way closer to the IPA than the barleywine on the DIPA spectrum - fresh and full of flavor and feel - recommended

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Photo of mrfrancis
3.92/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cloudy golden orange with a thick white head.

S: Aromas of caramel, herbs, kumquats, grapefruit, lemon, lime, bitter orange, tangerine, biscuits, and crackers fill the nose.

T: Notes of bitter, funky yeast, caramel, biscuits, crackers, minerals, herbs, grass, kumquats, grapefruit, lemon, lime, bitter orange, and tangerine fill the mouth. The finish is incredibly bitter with huge herb, yeast, lemon, lime, and kumquat flavors.

M: On the lighter side of medium, smooth, and slick. Carbonation is active and airy. Alcohol is a bit prickly, but not really problematic in any way.

O: This is not a bad DIPA at all, but to this point, I have been slightly more impressed with some of the brewery's other offerings of this type. It's still a solid ale though.

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Nebuchadnezzar from Omnipollo
4.13 out of 5 based on 525 ratings.
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