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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%ABV


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
koleminer20 (979) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2015
On tap at Toronado. The pour is a foggy golden yellow with a thick cap of dense white head and some spectacular lace. The aroma is perfect. There is so much resin and citrus that blends with the hops. The flavor is heavy on citrus and resin while being surprisingly hoppy bitter. Then hop bitterness is a different flavor than I'm used to, probably with the Nelson hops. The flavors mesh so well. The mouth feel is perfect. Just thick enough, with a soft subtle carbonation to help it stick even more. Just great. The aftertaste is lingeringly bitter and hoppy with a great citrus. Damn ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1030) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle. Tropical, apricot, melon, clean feel. White wine notes on the finish. Very refreshing. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1980) - - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle. Orange/gold with white head. Tropical fruit, melon, citrus, pepper and white wine. Solid but didnít blow me away.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raphael (985) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Fine, full, skanky, green aroma, with egg. Hazy, but deliberately so,, More delicate in the flavor but stlil the resin & green with caramel and lemon. Well-balanced on the pallet. on tap at the Mong.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1333) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 27, 2015
On tap at Belmont Station. Colour...very cloudy apricot-gold with a thick white head. Nose...mmmmm...sweaty, sultry, locker room infused hops with sweaty pineapples and skanky mangoes. Palate...plush, thick, and velveteen with skunky, b.o. hops and crushed juniper brush. Thereís a distinct sweetness, but it is not overpowering. Thereís kumquat skin and grapefruit pith in the mid palate and the finish is long and bitter with notes of citrusy boiled sweets.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (633) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Tap from green flash brewery. Very hoppy nose, but a bit of a different smell than expected. Sugary and spicy. Extremely clean taste and very crisp body. Cloying. Not a run of the mill ipa but does the style justice. Very good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
48FanInCali (808) - California, USA - MAY 23, 2015
How have I not rated this beer yet. Had multiple times on draft and bottles. Orangish gold pour with white head. Cat pissy nose of Nelson Sauvin hops with a trace of citrus. Taste follows the nose with not much malt on the back end. One of the best out there for sure.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1642) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Pours a finger of head on a light straw body. The aroma is lots of grapefruit. The taste is moderate grapefruit bitterness, pine and more grapefruit. The texture is crisp with soft edges. Itís good and bold.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1842) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2015
This is an amazing iPad. I absolutely love the Nelson Sauvignon hoppy. Citrusy and super hoppy. Easy t drink and smells hoppy. Easy light finish. Had at sheffields ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boutip (5133) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle: Poured a clear golden/yellow color ale with a large foamy head with excellent retention and some really good lacing. Aroma of floral hops of mango, Sauvignon and papaya is just ab out perfect. Taste is also dominated by loads of fresh floral hoppy notes of mango, papaya and Sauvignon. Light residual sugar notes can also be detected and bitterness is very minimal. Body is about average with good carbonation. Canís say I really tasted the rye malt so much but the hops flavours are just about perfect.


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