Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPA | Nelson Brewing Company

Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPAFull Nelson Organic Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
81.3%
Liked This Beer
3.99 w/ 48 ratings
Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPAFull Nelson Organic Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Nelson Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada
nelsonbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by biboergosum on 05-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,538
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
48
Liked:
39
Avg:
3.99/5
pDev:
9.27%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of MilkLeg
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This IPA might have been the first bomber I ever purchased back at the start of my journey down the craft rabbit hole. I recently heard that they are going to discontinue this beer, so I guess you could consider this review a tribute of sorts, as well as a sending off. Here's to a bright future for this brewery from a little hippy town in BC. Pours a clear copper colour with a medium off-white head that persists down to the last few sips of the glass. Lots of fresh, piney, earthy hops on the nose. Taste has a moderate bitterness from the hops and what I would describe as almost a buttery-ness from the malts. Smooth carbonation, no trace of heat from the 8.2 points. Overall this is living up to the many fond memories I have of drinking this stuff, and I'm glad I was able to snag another bottle to reflect on before it disappears into the great beyond of our beer world.

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Photo of Electros
4.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrfehon33
3.56/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BcCraft710
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Albertahab31
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ultrarunner100
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of terence
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of artemh
3.46/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of annalet
4.8/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LampertLand
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nelson Brewing 'Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPA' @ 8.2% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6.50
A-pour is gold from the bottle to a slight hazey amber in the glass with a small off-white head leaving a streaky lace along the pint
S-some hoppyness to it , more pine than floral
T-some bigness to it , no wow factor , dry finish
MF-ok/decent carbonation , big full body
Ov-ok beer , somewhat dissapointing DIPA
prost LampertLand

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Photo of liamt07
3.8/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBryn
4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BCborn
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StJamesGate
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Glowing tangerine with latticed eggshell froth. 4
Guava and overripe melon on the nose. 3.75
Nectarine up front then soft tangelo, cantaloupe, and mango hops. 4
Peachy finish and oily little flash to end.
Almost medium, dead smooth, good chew, no heat. 4

Plenty of tropical fruit, but all of it pretty mellow. None of that sharp and spicy white grape/gooseberry I’d expect from NS, and IBUs don’t turn up. I wonder about a January ‘15 BBD; short-dated or long on the shelf? Less aggressive than promised but silky and way too easy. 4

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Photo of Bunman3
3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a tasty little number. It pours beautifully, with a rich colour and tan foam head of tiny, happy bubbles. The nose is fruity with hints of pine and spruce - very enticing! This beer has an equally pleasant taste - plenty of malt and a nice, dry hop profile. The high alcohol content is nicely hidden amongst the flavours - it sneaks up on you in a very agreeable way. Tasty, well priced, and what I've come to expect from a Nelson beer!

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Photo of KentCstrait
3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very nice citrusy & hoppy DIPA. Bomber is ~ $5 which is very competitive in my market for a DIPA. I keep coming back to this once in a while.

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Photo of Mlkluther
3.87/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

650 ml bottle. Pours a clear copper with a head that lingers. Nose is citrus - very strong grapefruit. Taste follows nose with a dry hoppy finish. Very nice and refreshing. I wasn't expecting too much but I was very pleasantly surprised.

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Photo of andrenaline
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of goalie35
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of PaulietheBrit
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sathanas
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of Ericbeech_87
4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Full Nelson Organic Imperial IPA from Nelson Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81.3% out of 100 with 48 ratings
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