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Hill Farmstead Nelson Sauvin Single Hop Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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An American Pale Ale bittered, flavored, and dry hopped exclusively with Nelson Sauvin.


4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franckg (203) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Arômes de fruits sucrés: fruit de la passion, melon d’eau et orange et ce parfum de fraicheur dont seul HF a le secret. En bouche, on a droit a une brève explosion de fruit. Brève car un goût amer et sec envahit rapidement le palais et s’étire longuement vers la finale. Je crois que cette bière se déguste et s’apprécie mieux pendant une chaude journée de juillet que pendant un journée pluvieuse d’octobre comme je l’ai fait,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3427) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Bomber, courtesy of a kind soul... shared in a location remote of my dining room back in late October.
Pours a very hazy pale blonde with a good head and nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is impossibly melony with a bit of white grape and some citrus. Very bright, very appetizing, pungent, dank, generally a very nice complexity for a single hop aroma.

The flavor is lightly bitter but nicely balanced. It’s got lots of fresh bright hoppiness, some citrus rind and a bunch of melon. It’s pretty dry all around but the fruitiness from the hops keeps it from coming off as "too" dry.

Just terribly drinkable.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
umich03jm (2319) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Growler thanks to WillRunForBeer. Very cloudy yellowish-orange pour with a small head that fades to a messy ring. Aroma is incredible. Strong dank hops, juicy white grapes, pineapple, kiwi, mango, pear, grapefruit, and pine. Tastes pretty dank and moderately bitter. Grapes, pineapple, and grapefruit mostly but all the other aromas come through as well. Light cracker malt too. Medium body with just an awesome mouthfeel. Carbonation is high but it fizzes away so fast. Almost like champagne but much softer. Awesome APA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (3776) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Growler shared by Willrunforbeer, a lot of thanks Brian. When held to the light this hazy gold just glows. Aroma is mild white grapes, grassy hops and a mild tropical fruit note, nice!

Every time I sample this hop variety I get hints of juicy white grape. Same thing here in the finish with with some grapefruit, citrus peel and a moderate lingering bitterness. Mouthfeel is nice and soft/ light like most others from this brewery. I love this hop variety so needless to say I was excited to finally try this. I could sip this all night, could drink an entire growler myself.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ekoerper (591) - Iowa, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Aroma: bursting with fresh, floral hops - tons of grape, mango, orange, and pear. Light malt character, touch of cracker. Appearance: hazy light golden/straw color, fluffy white head and great lacing. Taste: juicy fresh hops, lots of white grape, lemon, and melon. Slightly grassy, such an amazing fruity hop character, pleasant light malt character and a hint of sweetness. Palate: fairly light body, medium carbonation, finish is mostly dry with a touch of malt sweetness. Overall: fantastic hop character, just the right malt balance, excellent brew.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
knickskicks (813) - - NOV 27, 2014
Growler. Golden pour with a fluffy white head. Nose is onions and citrus, fresh well water. Taste is fresh water and hops, citrus, some onion.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4930) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 26, 2014
growler from mathieuc, many thanks bro! cloudy very pale yellow glowing pour with a small white cap, some retention and lacing. danky and minty tropical fruits, dusty citrus, catpee, bretty and vinous white grapes, lean and shy pale malt bill - fruity pears and white grapes; weedy and grassy, hint of sulfur, minerals. light carbonation, light body - oily and silky texture, relatively dry grassy-weedy-citrusy finish. tasty and very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbill (3564) - Laurel, New York, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Growler shared by my friend Dave. Pours a cloudy pale yellow gold with a moderate white head that lasted through the first several sips and left partial lace. Very pleasant aroma of citrus, notably grapefruit, along with notes of pine and grass. The flavor is similar with pale malt and what several of us discussed as spicy rye. Moderate bitterness at the finish. Medium bodied. Quite good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
djd07 (4587) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Growler thanks to Will. Pours a cloudy yellow with frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is strong pine, tropical fruit, resin. Medium mouth with nice juicy hop and citrus with resin dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (4057) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Growler. Yellow hazy pour with white head. Nice herbal, grassy, spice hop aromas. Nelson... And more of it, fresh hop flavors.


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