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RATINGS: 224   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Pours a pale copper color with a white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, and juicy citrus hops. Flavor is malty, toasty, grainy, and a bitter citrus finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4353) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 23, 2008
Appearance: Pours a lightly hazy, shimmering orange body with a small, wipsy, white head. Smell: Floral, leafy, even spicy hop character on a foundation of pale maltiness. Taste: Sweet, candied pale malts initially. Overall, a tangy hop character, with a number of leaves, flowers, maybe a few drops of spiced lemon water pass by the palate. Medium-high bitterness that lingers beyond the bittersweet finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: A tasty, flavorful APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4136) - Georgia, USA - MAY 22, 2008
12oz bottle. copper body. Aroma of piney hops. Light malt character. nice hope bitterness. A nice American Pale Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 13, 2008
pours a clear gold copper with full white head, smooth citrus hop aroma, light palate with bitterness slowly arising in the front, wet aftertaste, not a bad session of a pale, but light on its depth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rogueone (506) - I F&ckin’ hate those guys from, Ohio, USA - MAY 12, 2008
Thanks Bill: Pours a light, cloudy orange with noticeable citrus/grapefruit character. This one is bitter from the first taste throughout. Almost bordering a bit harsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aracauna (3053) - Georgia, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Pours a clear true amber with a nice head. The aroma is plenty of orange hops with a cracker malt backing. The flavor is nicely balanced for an IPA, but the hops comes through mostly in aroma and flavor instead of bitterness. Pretty easy-drinking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (4866) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2008
12 oz bottle, via BA Deuane. Pours a nice clear dark gold body with a foamy small off-white head that settled to a wispy film. Fairly muted nose with a bit of citrusy hops and some crystal malt behind. The flavor is lots of high alpha hops, giving it lots of bitterness, but not a whole lot of hoppy flavor. The weak malt base really accentuates the unbalanced harsh bitterness. Lingering ashtray like harshness with a lingering crystal malt stale iced tea note. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, on the drier side with moderate fizzy carbonation. Overall, this just isn’t my preferred expression on an IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Butters (3735) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2008
Sampled on draft at the brewery as well and remembered thinking ’too much hops and not balanced at all’ The bottle i just sampled changed my mind. Crystal clear orange amber with fair eggshell head. Aroma of corn and hops. Flavor is bitter hops but not horrably overpowering. This bottle is a little old so maybe the hops have mellowed a bit. Medium-thin mouthfeel. Decent, but i’ll still pick up something else over this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 29, 2008
golden orange with white head. mild carbonation. flavor is mild on the pale malt and strong on the hop bitterness and flavor. the bitterness is a little overpowering and can be too much for this beer leaving a acrid finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dben900 (8) - richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2008 does not count
Loved it when I had it in the bottle, so I replaced Two-Hearted withFull Nelson. Not the same beer. I thought they sent me a mis-labeled keg. Brewery has GREAT potential, but they are not consistent.

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