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


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (13503) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose/taste of tree sap, resin, citrus, grapefruit, tree bark, pine, rye and floral hops. Finishes very try tree bark/resin and rye. Medium body.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
luttonm (4444) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle in Seattle. Lovely wafting aroma. Solid funk, cheese, a little lemon. Some rye brashness. Bright white cream on cloudy yellow white body. Bright, kind of unusual appearance. Clean, full IPA. Sweet hops, Nelson, some grape must. Rye is in check and a nice compliment. Simply fantastic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinator (1845) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Nice spicy and piney aroma and flavors. Mildly sweet and relatively complex. The kind of beer that would be easy to drink quite a few. Light caramel color and a medium body. Not too filling.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kayres (774) - , Georgia, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Cloudy orange with no head. Huge grapefruit aroma. Smooth medium bodied and a dry finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ctplt777 (474) - - MAY 25, 2016
This is an absolutely amazing ipa. There’s a gigantic white wine characteristic from the Nelson Sauvin hops. Aroma is fruity, tropical and full of pungent hoppiness. Taste is again, white wine and tropical citrus juice. So many awesome flavors with a bone dry finish. I really loved this and highly recommend it. Cheers!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (2966) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Man, this stuff tastes so good. Aroma is just right malt with true Nelson tart, fruity, but also a little resin. With these malts, super easy drinking. Slight chewy body. I want more!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevd193213 (967) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - APR 3, 2016
Bottle. Light orange/deep yellow slightly cloudy pour with a thin off white head. Aroma of passion fruit, piney hops, soap, and light malt. Thin to medium body, very drinkable which can be somewhat dangerous given the ABV. Nice snappy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5524) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Rich light copper coloured body with a thinnish tan head, about a centimetre tall. Aroma of pure new world hops with some passionfruit, orange zest, citrus, perfume and a bunch of light malt noticeable as well - fairly balanced. Medium-bodied; Strong assertive hops up front but not terribly bitter, but still packing the tropical fruit flavour, with some noticeable malt and earth showing as well near the end. Aftertaste shows some bitterness from the hops, but also a lot of perfume and some grass as well. Overall, a pretty well-balanced IPA, but nothing exceptional or really worth searching out - this was fine, but I was expecting a better West Coast IPA from this brewery. I sampled this 65 cL Green Flash-styled tall bottle purchased from Costco in Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia on 17-January-2016 for US$7,69 sampled at home in Washington after just returning from Europe a few minutes earlier on 27-March-2016. Best By Date on Bottle: 21-March-2016

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (2854) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle hauled back from California by Colin, many thanks to him for that. A hazy golden/orange coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, dank, citrus, grapefruit on the nose. Taste is much the same hoppy, dank, slightly malty, citrus, grapefruit and a little rye. Quite bitter but in a good way. A quality IPA from California.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
edwardbass (775) - Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Hazy yellow color with a really cream medium white head. Taste is resinous with citrus, though more resin on the aftertaste. Malt balance is perfect. Carbonation has some of the finest bubbles, and LOTS of them, that I’ve encountered, especially in an IPA. Dry, and super-easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (2080) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Slightly hazy yellow with minimal head. Aroma is where it shines: resinous with citrus and berry notes. Taste is same, but lighter, and dry with clean bitterness into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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