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RATINGS: 230   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 12/20
Palidor19 (2970) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2008
very good, not too bitter but enough to satisfy the hop lover. the beer has some good malts that makes this a great session

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2008
Taps at Capital Ale House Virginia Beer Festival. Citrusy grassy hop aroma. Golden orange with a fine white head. Grassy and citrusy hop flavor with nice supporting pale malt sweetness. Medium body well carbonated. Finish is moderately dry with bit of residual hop bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matt7215 (2190) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2008
12 oz bottle from a trade with dkachur. pours orange with a nice tan head. very good IPA appearance. aromas are nice and hoppy, mostly citrus hops but some piney aromas too, there is also caramel malt sweetness. flavours are similar to the aromas. very tight and well balanced. not very big or bossy, just a well crafted IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8264) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 2, 2008
Sample at Alan’s HSC initation. This beer is a clear orange color with a compact off-white head that burns away slowly. Stringy lacing on the glass. The aroma is moderately bitter with hops backed up by caramel and earthy malt. Medium-bodied with a hoppy character. Notes of caramel and malt along with a bit of citrus too. The finish is hoppy and lingering. Decent all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Tried from bottle with Atlanta ratebeer crew at 5 Seasons North tasting. Best by 06/2008. Amber color. Early boil hop bitterness. Some Saaz hop aroma (or a little little light struck).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Name: Full Nelson
Date: 05/22/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

Appearance: hazy gold, wispy head, bits of lace,
Aroma: sweet crystal and caramel malt aroma with floral and citrus hops,
Flavor: sweet crystal malt flavor, touch of candy sweetness, lots of floral and earthy hops, long bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   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 (4392) - 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 (4223) - 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.

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