glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2010
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle. Amazing aroma of spicy hops jumps out of the glass. Simply fantastic and bright hop aroma. The hop flavor in the taste is more subdued, and the dominating trait is a lightly resinous cereal malt sweetness with the rye sticking out. Taste is still very nice, just doesn’t live up to the promise from the aroma.
raphael (981) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 1, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
neepsntatties (1308) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 27, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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. There’s a distinct sweetness, but it is not overpowering. There’s kumquat skin and grapefruit pith in the mid palate and the finish is long and bitter with notes of citrusy boiled sweets.
commonshawn (608) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 24, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
48FanInCali (807) - California, USA - MAY 23, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
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.
Fatehunter (1615) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 17, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
It’s good and bold.
Christpuncher (1792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2015
4.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
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
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Boutip (5079) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 15, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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. Can’s say I really tasted the rye malt so much but the hops flavours are just about perfect.
jro (7) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 4, 2015 does not count
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Perfectly executed golden rye ipa that showcases how tasty Nelson Sauvin can be. The rye really is the kicker that balances out the sweetness of the hop and malt profile. Top 5 beer for sure.
salvaticas (525) - - MAY 2, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Gold Cash Gold in Detroit. What a surprise. Very smooth, lightly hoppy but great balance. Excellent
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kassner (1413) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice and the perfumeis unique. The body is not that of the duet so less malt. Cleaner but not as robust. Funky in a good way