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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Hold onto your seat. You are about to enjoy a Full Nelson Pale Ale, handcrafted in the bold new tradition of real American beer. Brimming with raw hop flavor, Full Nelson weighs in at 15 Plato and 60 IBUs.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NachlamSie (2809) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2009
[March 15, 2009]
Pint at the brewery. This is a crystalline gold hue with a white head. Hops are certainly in the aroma, but not overwhelming. It has a slightly metallic character, but most emphasis is placed on citrus and grass notes. It’s a fairly bitter beer and grassy with hints at dough. Finish is dry. While this is definitely hoppy, it could use even more hop definition. This is a reasonable pale ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAR 9, 2009
12oz bottle courtesy of kinz. Good pine and citrus vine aroma. Darker copper body with off white creamy head. Medium lacing on the pint glass. Started out with some good citrus but that mellows out and has a somewhat dry bitter finish. Refreshing beer after work.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 25, 2009
Bottle 355 ml
Appearance: Clear amber, medium beige, creamy top. 3-
Nose: aromatic, perfume rose like aroma. Amber malts, hint of baking soda.
Flavor/Palate : Medium bodied. Slightly raw , rough bitterness with decent malt as base. Bitter twig like finish. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sonicdescent (384) - Donora, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2009
Pours nice and coppery with some decent carbonation. Smell is a bit bittery, but the taste doesn’t follow down that path. It’s definitely hop forward but not crazy by any means, actually quite tasty with some citrus and maybe piney? Good no less.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2009
12 oz bottle. Pours a mostly clear amber and a thin lasting head. Aroma is citrusy a bit lemon and light crackery malts- light doughy as well. Dry toasty malt flavor with more citrus light mint and pine throughout and a dry sharp bitterness in the end. Hops arent that big in here but it works ok. Decent IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8575) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2009
Bottle shared by beerbill. Amber beer. Light caramel and toast. A fairly nice grapefruity fresh hoppiness. Light apricot and peach. Soft fruit and a bit of light resiny hoppiness. Pretty nice simple pale ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbill (3539) - Laurel, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2009
12 oz. bottle courtesy of a trade with dkachur. Pours a hazy dark gold with a moderate-large off-white head that lasted until the bottom of the glass and left a layer of foam with each sip. Pleasant aroma of malt, grapefruit and pine. There is a very, very weak malt backbone, but that is immediately overrun by grapefruit. The grapefruit flavor is short-lived, leaving behind bitter, virtually flavorless pith, which continues through the swallow. Dry and bitter at the finish. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5071) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2009
12 ounce bottle. Pours a bronze color. Aroma is light pine, citrus, caramel. Flavor is pines, citrus, solid IPA flavor. IBUs are perfect. Finishes very clean and is quite a refreshing beverage.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 15, 2009
Bottle. Pours with a rocky white head atop a bright ruby red body, orange at the thinner parts of the glass. Aroma is a mixed bag of malt and hops, pine and citrus with caramel and biscuit undertones. Flavor opens bready with a very reserved hop character in the middle of the palate, opening up to a strong bitterness that lingers. Very well-layered with fruity yeast notes interplaying against a great malt/hop balance. Mouthfeel is thick at first, drying and thinning as the bitterness takes over. A very fine IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JAN 14, 2009
Dark reddish bronze, good head formation. Definitely piney and grapefruity, resiny, with fresh bread elements too. Long lasting clingy head, the head flavor is extremely bitter in a harsh, green way that is just tasty as hell. A solid IPA, drinkable yet intense enough to keep things interesting. Locals Tis the Season #1 from dkachur!.


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