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RATINGS: 721   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (5503) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Aroma is fruit, berries and a slight spicy undertones. The flavor is hops/Nelson/mild hop resin, berries, mild sweetness and a rather dry/medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5742) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Hazy yellow pour with white head. Aroma is light lemon zest and a touch of resin. Flavor is light sweet malt start with a floral citrus bitter. Smooth carbonation. clean crisp easy to drink refreshing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (9022) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 20, 2016
Guest tap @ Green Flash. Hazy yellow, lasting lacy white head. Big green hop character, some gooseberry and cat pee, restrained malt sweetness, extremely bitter finish. Fantastic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjay44 (3306) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JAN 14, 2016
651 ml. bottle. BBD 24 May 16. Pours a medium, well retained, off white head, with slight lacing over a hazy yellow (SRM 3) body......nose is pine, resin, citrus peel from the hops, hints of toasted malts, balance to the hops.....taste is mildly floral honey sweet, with light pine, hints of resin, mild citrus, slight allium, rye, becoming moderately bitter, balance to the hops......mouth feel, medium slightly sticky body, minimal alcohol, moderate carbonation. Even though it was brewed with a "down under" hop, this is very "left coast in style. The aromas and flavors of the hops are quite excellent, with just enough malt character, with the rye addition to almost balance the hops. BJCP 9/3/16/4/7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (3517) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2016
On tap at Lunar Brewing Co. and 12 oz. dispensed to a Czech-pils glass, displaying a hazed, light gold color, with a frothy layer of white head foam that slowly diminished, leaving a sheet-like coating of lacing on the glass. The nose was expressively dank and citrusy, with notes of lemon & grapefruit, a bit of cattiness, and light grass & greenery. Medium bodied, with decent carbonation, the taste added a lingering citrus & rind-like bitterness, along with some tartness. Rye influence was negligible, but found this single hopped IPA to be quite tasty. Recall past familiarity with this hop used in combination with others, but first time as the star. Gives the style a fresh variation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3386) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2016
Hazy lemon yellow pour ith a big frothy white head. looks like a witbier. Hop aroma that has light pine and some lemony citrus. The flavor has light bitterness on the front and some malt sweetness coming in to join the bitterness in the finish. Very drinkable, well balanced IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2530) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2016
Pours a slightly hazy light gold with an off-White head. The smell is toasted malt, tropical notes, grapes. The taste is mild spice, melon, white grape ending dry. The body is light+ with nice tight carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Shag (2789) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Golden color with a white head. Aroma contains tons of pine, orange, lemons. The flavor is bitter and full of resin. Odd for a non IIPA. Some malt to balance it out. This is top notch stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maddog (506) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2015
My first Nelson. Very good and very refreshing. Pours a cloudy gold with an aroma that is predominantly fruity hops. Soft and malty body with some grassy and fruity hops throughout. No typical rye spice and no Bitterness. Very well put together.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OsuStu (197) - - DEC 26, 2015
Draft. Milky orange color with a minimal white head. Some lacing. Aroma is peaches, grass, orange rind. Finishes with a bit of lingering bitterness.

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