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Toppling Goliath ZeeLander

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Ipa with New Zealand Nelson hops.
This zeelicious single hop IPA showcases the rare Nelson Sauvin hop from New Zealand. Delightfully confusing aromas of citrus and mandarin oranges give way to an incredibly complex body of earth tones and marigolds. This is truly like any hop you’ve ever tasted.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9727) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle... Pours hazy and deeply amber with a mid-sized, fluffy, white head. The aroma features a medley of citrus and tropical fruits and as with all overly dry-hopped beers, there’s definitely some musky armpit here. Medium-bodied with adequate carbonation. The flavor is a mingling of bitter citrus and tropical fruit rinds and piths. Some melon here as well. Finishes crisp, moderately bitter and a bit coarse. Bottle courtesy of ctipping!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (916) - California, USA - JAN 23, 2015
22oz bottle pours a hazy yellow amber color with a bit of head. Piney hop flavor. The hop profile is very pronounced without any harshness. Delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (2481) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 16, 2015
La signature du Nelson avec toutes ses particularités infusés dans un corps mâchable de malts biscuités et miellés. Bonne amertume d’agrumes pâles, buvabilité entrainante.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Atom (1480) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Bomber pours a hazy copper/orange with a large khaki head. Aroma of fresh bright citrus and oranges. Really nice taste of mandarin orange like the description, slightly tropical mango, with a mild caramel malt, and some bitterness and melon on the finish. Very tasty!!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SudsMcDuff (6048) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2015
This is stellar fuckin stuff! ... Gold tangerine .. Medium foam .. . Pure sauvin goodness, sweet and slick fruit ... Awesome stuff- first beer of the Scott’s cat tasting

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bankerbeernerd (2) - Ames, Iowa, USA - DEC 26, 2014 does not count
Strong citrus notes in aroma and taste. The bottle I got was a little hazier than I expect for an IPA, so it lost points for appearance. Bitterness lasts into finish, but is not overwhelming. Nicely balanced beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (692) - - DEC 26, 2014
On tap at brewery. Hazy orange/yellow with white head. Aroma is bright citrus, mango and orange. Taste is lots of citrus with some tropical fruit thrown in. Lightly sweet with malt hardly noticeable. A bit of a vegetal/green quality and a hint of mineral. Fairly big bitterness thar doesn't overwhelm. Medium mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlbeer (846) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy pale yellow pour with white head. Smells of malt and hops. Tastes sweet on the front with a strong vegetal hop flavor. Different than any good I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reynolds314 (2479) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Damn great breweries in impossible to get places. This beer is phenomenal. Made even better by the cajun BYOB restaurant this was consuned at. Aroma is grapes, pears, and citrus, with light cracker malts. Taste is dry fruity crisp lightly bitter and perfect. One of the best IPAs.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joet (2245) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Pale golden, clear, some visible effervescence. Fine white foam, thin layer. Abundant diesel aromas, almost vegetal, radish, ginseng, earthiness. Garlic greens. papaya. Feel is lightly creamy, easy drinking, light calcium mineral flavor, light medium body. Finishes with a light melon sweetness. Incredible and extreme beer here defining a rich edge of sulfur-expressive hop use. So well done. This is the beer.


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