Nelson Weisse | Camba Bavaria

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Nelson WeisseNelson Weisse

Brewed by:
Camba Bavaria
Germany | website

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by boddhitree on 09-03-2013

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Reviews by boddhitree:
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4.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Today's Camba Bavaria beer is the Nelson Weisse. On the bottle, no mention made of use of Nelson Sauvin hops, but it does on their website.
It states:
Unfiltered Helles Weizenbier
Pure top fermenting yeast
special NZ aroma hops
Fruity aroma like grapes, gooseberry in the first sip, the taste is balanced, strong and spritzy, reminding you of white wine; aftertaste is clearly flowery hop notes.
Brewed from the recipe of our brewmaster martin Maier from Bad Tolz.
5.2% ABV, 12.8 Plato
Available all year.

They also mention that:
Art first a aroma of flowers and freshly mowed glass to grapes, gooseberry and also a whiff of Kiwi in the nose. It consists of exciting opposites between flowery, fruity notes and malty, helbal impressions.
Now to drink it.

Aroma is indeed grassy, some gooseberry as advertised, or is it marakuja, a slight horse blanket thrown in too, almost like a Saison. WOW, this beer is really aromatic; I could sniff on this all day.

The front gives you prickliness like a champagne, but also a substantial foundation of bitterness,… yum! The middle is more bitterness, but not Noble hop-like, no, much a more fruity bitterness with slight orange and lemon thrown in. Yep, this has got good ol' Nelson Sauvin stamped all over the tongue. In the back, and going into the aftertaste, you get the dryness of a Weizen, the maltiness and sweetness of Pils and München malt quit strongly. The lovely thing for me is all the cloves and bubblegum isn't present at all! Yummy. Folks, it's a WOWOWOW beer.
I had the Sorachi Ace from Brooklyn, but this is a hundred times better. It's a mix of a Märzen, Wheat without the sweet bubble gummy or cloves spiciness, grassy, flowery, fruity, just bursting the flavors onto your tongue. Bierman9, if you see this in a shop, buy it, drink it and write if you like it as much as I do. I like it even more than Schneider Weisse's Mein Nelson Sauvin Tap X because it has a thicker, maltier flavor that envelops you in feelings of a Märzen, but also gives you a powerful burst from the Nelson Sauvin, yet it's not extreme, it's a humble mix that fits together perfectly.

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4.64 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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