Nelson | Alpine Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company
California, United States
alpinebeerco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Golden Rye IPA - An outstanding hop from New Zealand, Nelson Sauvin, is generously used throughout the brewing and dry-hopping of this unique beer. European rye is added for a smooth, malty addition to flavor. 1.065 OG 7% AB

Added by OStrungT on 08-11-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,075
Reviews:
825
Avg:
4.38
pDev:
8.68%
 
 
Wants:
1,360
Gots:
660
For Trade:
17
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This is the best IPA I've ever had. Smooth, complex and refreshing. Reminds me of drinking a refreshing frothy glass of orange juice with all the complexities of an IPA. Yes. It is that good.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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exceeded hype

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Had this fresh for the first time yesterday, it is truly one of the best IPAs I've ever had the privilege to drink!!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Thanks David. I may move to SD for the sole purpose of drinking bombers of this beer on the regular.

Hazing yellow, odd for an IPA. Tropical/grapefruit, white wine, herbal & floral on the nose. Beautiful aroma. Massive tropical fruit and white wine on the taste, the spice of the rye pulls the finish dry and leaves you wanting another sip. Soft carbonation and minimal lacing on the glass. Remarkable beer, unique and simply the best. Nelson transcends the IPA style.

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Nelson from Alpine Beer Company
4.38 out of 5 based on 4,075 ratings.
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