Machine House Nettle Beer | Machine House Brewery

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Machine House Nettle BeerMachine House Nettle Beer

Brewed by:
Machine House Brewery
Washington, United States

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by clearlydiluted on 04-27-2013

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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by Hopmodium:
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
2/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Fremont pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy, medium orange amber with a big three finger off-white head with good retention and thick lacing. Aroma of biscuit malt, an herbal element that must be the nettles, and light grassy hops; a little woody and earthy. Flavor is semi-sweet biscuit malt, greens, woody and earthy, finishing with earthy biscuit and dry grassy hops. Medium bodied with good light creaminess, nice mouth feel. The profile is a cross beween a dark mild and a British IPA (I noticed while pouring that this is a couple of months old, so the hops may have faded a bit although I believe it was stored in a cooler for that time). The nettles provide a nice rustic flavor that is reminiscent of some woody saisons, although the malt here is classic English biscuit. The finish is odd, but quite pleasant with the woody flavors melding well with the grassy hops. I like this quite a bit and will check it out fresh next time I see it's available. This brewery is doing a fine job of producing authentic tasting English style cask ales and this is one of them.

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Photo of sukwonee
3/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of sanford_and_son
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of clearlydiluted
4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Half Pint @ the brewery.

Nice dark golden amber bitter. Soft head. Medium body. The carbonation is spot on for a firkin pour. Agressive earthy bitterness from the nettles, light malt, and floral Brambling hops. A really nice strong bitter/IPA from Machine House.

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Photo of Erik-P
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmosey
3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBungyo
4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Machine House Nettle Beer from Machine House Brewery
4.06 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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