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Bayhawk Zappa Brews Nelson IPA

Bayhawk Zappa Brews Nelson IPA
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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 103   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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I may not always listen to Rock íní Roll, but when I do, I have a Nelson IPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bartzilla (529) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 16, 2014
Cheap bomber from the liquor store. Wasnít expecting too much and what I got was pretty on par. The boozy part will put me down for the night. Love Zappa though Iíve yet to have a great beer with his name attached to it. Seems like a Bastard, but just not there. For the price, Iím ok with it. Just need to be sure to drink lots of water before bed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwyerpg (4354) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 3, 2014
So,basically this tastes like an attempt at an Arrogant Bastard knockoffs pretty well done in that regard, though a bit more noticeable in alcohol. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (6523) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
8.5% abv 22oz bomber IIPA for under $5? Nice. The bottle pours with a crystal clear copper body that supports a light tan head of foam. The aroma offers up malts, some crystal malts and a bit of caramel to go along with faint cherry like fruity esters mixing with citrus flavored gummy bear hoppiness. The taste begins with some fruity sweetness thatís citrus hard candy hoppiness mixed with sweet malts and crystal malt sweetness. To midway a pleasing light degree of earthy tea leaves surfaces along with an upwelling of faint cherry like fruity esters. Into the finish I realize there are moments here and there that have a resiny pine hoppiness. Overall this beer isnít all that cohesive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (936) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Overall a nice solid IPA. Nothing particularly stands out, good or bad. Solid B. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6697) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Earth and white wine aroma with light citrus. Pine and earth flavor with light white wine and light caramel. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Earth and pine lingers with light grapefruit and light whie wine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5333) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2013
bottle from no clue, amber pour, little head. taste like an imperial vienna. malt dominated. not so great for a DIPA. drinkable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
marcus (6017) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle from Whole Foods, Sacramento. Pours cloudy amber with an attractive beige head and a funky toffee aroma. There is a harsh caramel malt flavor with a very bitter finish. Seriously unbalanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oRos (1005) - sacramento, California, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle from wholefoods. Pours dark copper with white head. Taste is soapy , banana fruit ester.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10354) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Bomber from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours light orange with a slight beige head. Aroma is mixed fruits and caramel. Med body, or nearly. Flavor is very mixed, unusual fruits with some caramel background. Itís hoppy - trying to start a burn. Itís dry and bitter. Maybe this is a single hop? The strange fruit aspects may be an indicator?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Getbetter (722) - Cucamonga, California, USA - AUG 14, 2013
From a bottle, a amber in color,this had this funky taste to it but it stil had a bitter hop flavor.

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