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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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.

ThisWangsChung's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Reviewed 12/21/2012. 12 oz can poured into a pint glass. A: Pours a reddish copper color with top notch clarity for the style. This features one of the best heads I’ve ever seen on a pale ale - three fingers high, with an offwhite shade. The retention level and fluffy texture is quite excellent, and so is the lacing left behind on the glass. S: Tons of bready, caramel malts, grapefruit, and floral notes on the aroma. This one really reeks of Centennial hops, even though this seems to be primarily a Cascade-hopped ale. T: It’s a rather typical pale ale, with citrusy, lemongrass hop flavors backing up a clean malt undercurrent. The malts also seem to develop a nutty, earthy tone after a while, balanced by the hops. No extreme flavors here, just a simple, easy to drink pale ale. M: Very clean and dry on the finish and aftertaste. Has that crisp, refreshing texture that would make it great on a hot day, only with a body that could stand to be less flabby. O: It is what it is - a well crafted, basic pale ale in a can. Really, it’s just another SNPA clone, but that just means SNPA is such a great beer to ape. Damnit, I need to buy more canned craft beers ASAP!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
OnTheTrail (221) - Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Pours dark gold pale, huge white head. Aroma is fruity, juicy, citrusy. Surpising balance of fruity hops and soft malt, with a bit of bitter kick on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brownaler (443) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Body is full of sticky spruce hops and sweet caramel malt. Very tasty pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minnbrewer (21) - Coon Rapids, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Great flavor...I love the choice of hops. Could be just a little more crisp. A little heavy on caramel (I prefer the use of a malty rather than sweet grain...like Vienna). ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braastad (452) - FINLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Aroma is malty and piney, very sharp. Flavor has fruity hops. Sweet, almost sugary.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kokkenrolv (212) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2015
Can. Aroma is hoppy, apricot, some peach, hints of passion fruit and orange, nice tones of bready malt, citrus tones, pine. Deep golden, hazy, nice off white head. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness, taste is citrus, orange, apricot, hints of wood and pine, sun ripe fruits. Medium body, soft carbonation, medium long aftertaste with fading bitterness. Nice and well brewed pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (6228) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2015
Hazed deep golden color with a fine thick white head. Nice lacing. Some toffee, dried fruits and hoppy aroma. Medium (+) body and a smooth soft carbonation. Tad sweet and a fine bitterness. Oily texture. Lasting finish. Nice balanced flavor that keeps itself within the harse limits. Could easily falled over to the wrong side. Dried fruits, apricot, grapefruit and some pine. Solid hopjuice.
[Can from a trade with Yngwie]

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1662) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 30, 2015
Can from Blue Smoke. Resiny fruity aroma. Bitter resiny taste, with bready malts. Long bitter finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lightrider (339) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Pour is a honey amber with a thin head. Aroma is pine and grasses. Taste is a crisp bitter. Finish is bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1374) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 28, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 355ml à la brasserie. Couleur ambrée, peu de mousse et peu d’effervescence. Nez acide et maltée. Bière avec une attaque maltée, sur le grain et fin de bouche sur le pin avec une bonne rondeur en bouche.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (1462) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 19, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Couleur ambrée. Nez aromatique, herbal, caramel. Palais rond, bien corpulent en bouche. Alcool discret. Grande longueur en bouche. Bel équilibre général.

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