Mo' Nelson | Cellarmaker Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
4.38/5
77 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
California, United States
cellarmakerbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Mosaic And Nelson Hops Are Two Of Our Top Faves. This Beer Is Packed With Fruit From These Killer Hops. Enjoy As They Capoeira Around Your Dome. Cantaloupe, Gooseberries, Blueberry And A Slight Touch Of That Dank Diesel Character That Only Our Good Friend Nelson Can Bring To The Table.


Added by HopsforBreakfast on 06-20-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,450
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
77
pDev:
6.39%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Phil-Fresh
4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Hoppy aromas of danky, white grape mixed with berries, coupled with a light cracker malt sweetness.

A: Bright golden color, great clarity, with a dense white head that has adequate retention.

T: Lots of hoppy flavors - white grapes mixed with berries flavor, coupled with a light malt sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Very solid; the beer really highlights a great union of nelson and mosaic with a very clean malt presence.

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Photo of RyanK252
4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Cellarmaker

A: Pours golden amber with a frothy off white head that settles to a light layer and laces very nicely.

S: Bright, floral and fruity like white wine, dank herbal notes, zesty citrus a little pine, crackery malt, and caramel sweetness.

T: Big time fruity, white grape, peach, apricot, lychee, papaya, miscellaneous berry, floral notes, citrus, lemon and grapefruit, pine, dank herbal tones, crackery malt, and caramel sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Beautiful marriage of 2 super cool hops. Try and find something this beer doesn't have.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sample at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017, yellow session. Mostly grassy and dank, herbal with a medium bitterness. Body is quite light and dry.

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Photo of Hayley_86
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
4.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of northbay47
4.91/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Claydoe4
4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.41/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

i have always said that you could dump a boatload of nelson hops into a glass of urine and it would smell and taste delicious, so its always a little weird critically judging nelson beers. i love the hop so much that i favor almost any beer that uses it. this is one of the best examples of it, pure and true, unmolested by other hops, too much grain or alcohol, or time in a bottle. fresh as can be at the taproom, it has a pale yellow milky unfiltered east coast look to it under an inch of shaving cream thick white head. all nelson in the nose, pineapple from the can, white peaches, lemon meringue, and all the other aromatic elements this hop brings to the part so consistently. the flavor here is more like a pale than an ipa, not a lot of bitterness happening here at all. a nice juicy fresh hop flavor for certain, but it trails off a little at the end, primarily late kettle, whirlpool, and dry hopped i would imagine. some fruity notes, white grape, tangerine, pineapple in the taste, and a nice wheaty or oaty rich structured but nice and dry grain base for it. if you want to know what nelson hops do, this is a perfect example of it. i could have drank ten of these happily...

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Photo of metter98
4.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Alvarado Street Brewery, Monterey, CA

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that consistently left a coating of bubbles on the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate to strong aromas of Nelson Sauvin hops are present in the nose—gooseberries and currants seem to stand out in particular.
T: The taste follows the smell and is all about the Nelson Sauvin hops with lots of gooseberry flavors. There is a light to moderate amount of bitterness. Hints of dank grapefruit are noticeable in the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer does a good job at showcasing the Nelson Sauvin hops in both the smell and taste. It is very drinkable and has a relatively low amount of bitterness compared to other beers in the style.

Serving type: on-tap

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Photo of jack-ruby
4.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jebrew
4.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ContentmentDIPA
4.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of funjack5150
4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dddddddd
4.46/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cherche
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From a growler into a high ball glass. Hotel life. Pours golden, hazy and with light carbonation. Light head. Sticky trails of lacing. 4.25

Quite a pungent aroma. Onion and garlic notes amid mango and melon and passionfruit. 4.25

Taste is juicy melon and floral notes and light mango and pineapple. But there's a light thread of oniony/garlic checking in too. Lingering flavor reminds me of grapefruit peel. 4.25

Light and easy-drinking with a smooth creamy feel until the finish gets prickly and bitter and dries out. Refreshing and juicy and even a touch zesty. 4

Very tasty and juicy and drinkable. Outstanding.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.93/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.17/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Avatar113
4.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chcshammonde
4.41/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very nice nelson character

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Photo of Mursone1
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sixpoint
4.04/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Trio2shine
4.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Mo' Nelson from Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 77 ratings
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