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Flying Dog Imperial IPA - Nelson Sauvin Single Hop

Flying Dog Imperial IPA - Nelson Sauvin Single Hop
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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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common

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10257) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
Draught at Haket, Göteborg. Hazy golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Nice lacing in the glass. Fruity hop aroma, grassy, grapes, citrus, pine apples, hay, biscuits, raisins, some passion fruit. Hoppy floral floral, caramel, biscuits, floral, bready notes. Nice beer but a bit unclean.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (175) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2014
On tap @ Doerak. Hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of bready yeast. Bit of a sweet, buttery, hoppy taste with fruity citrus. Really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5174) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2014
On tap at the Doerak. Thick white head. Lovely grassy aroma. hazy blond pour. Lovely bitterness. Well hidden alcohol

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zer0 (1126) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2014
Draught at Doerak, Delft. Pours cloudy copper with a lacy white head. Aroma is hops, tropical fruits, banana, caramel and some citrus. Taste is heavy bitter and moderate sweet. Full bodied. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
flip_soeperman (581) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 27, 2014
A golden beer with nice white head. Aroma of caramel and bread. Not too much aroma of Nelson Sauvin or yeast. 10% is well hidden, but for me a single hop beer needs to showcase the hop. It was barely noticeable. Too sweet, not enough bitterness and not a real hoppy aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Liked this one ok; not my favorite of the single hops. Lots of citrus in the nose, but the bitterness seemed a little out of balance. It was there, just didn’t seem quite right. I will commend this for being very drinkable given the 10% abv.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (1033) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 20, 2013
dark golden colour, some yellowish head; aroma and taste of pine resin minimal fruitiness and tons of hops and of course, BITTERNESS - great beer

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thomasalias (320) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 1, 2013
On tap at Csakajósör, Budapest. Clear, deep golden colored beer with hard, rocky, white head. Honey and flower odor. Fruity, floral, aroma with dried plum and honey. Some pine, resin and grass appears later. Very intensive aroma. A bitterness hide alcohol well. Dry, medium bitter taste. Creamy texture, full body, soft carbonation. Intensive and complex beer. Very fruity, honey and malty too. Well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cristobal37 (262) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Like a thick hoppy paste at times, but really tasty. This hop variety is really pronounced but in the end works really well to mask the high alcohol level. Impressive.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogreface (1344) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 10, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2013 Csakajósör, Budapest. Kissé zavaros, ködös, sötét aranysárga színe van, habja fehér, vékony fehér, gyorsan semmivé lesz. Illata teás, aszalt gyümölcsös, fás, likőrös, élesztős. Íze is hozza az illatok alapján elvártakat, kiegészítve rengeteg gyantás, fenyős, komlóval. Igen testes. Sűrű és közepesen szénsavas. Utóíze kesernyés, fanyar és fás. Remek,kiegyensúlyozott és összetett.


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