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Toppling Goliath ZeeLander

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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (10229) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 13, 2016
[1/31/16] Bottle sample at a hotel lobby bottle share during RBWG 2016 in Santa Rosa. Cloudy golden. Oniony hops aroma. Sweetish malt flavor with bitter oniony hops. Medium-bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (15029) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle split in hotel lobby post RB best ’16, 31/01/16. Golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is pine needle, dank hop, citric tinged straw, mandarin, tangerine. Taste comprises pine needle, orange pith, light grapefruit, peach, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a skunky hop bitterness. Solid IPA.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (5944) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Really nice fruity tropical nose - passion fruit guava grapefruit light pale malt nose little sweetness. Pours hazy orange nice head and lace. Flavors of tropical Nelson hops pale malt bread notes light white sugar toast. Lingering tropical fruit hops. Drinks really well. Solid abv. Fuck yeah rare.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bvc (1209) - Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2016
22oz. Hazy golden. Tropical, mostly pineapple some pine. Malt is a little doughy in the taste and aroma. A little flabby, but this is really a quite well rounded ipa.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (7265) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle shared at rbwg 2016. Translucent golden orange coloured pour with a loose white head. Aroma so odd, dank hop, refried brans, lemon, juicy. Flavour is composed of semi sweet, base grains. Orange rind. Dank lemon, dank, lemon. Palate is semi sweet, highish carbonation, grainy, good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (4486) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 1, 2016
22oz bottle pours out a hop hazed golden topped with a white head. nose is lots of hops a nice citrus crisp notes and a nice light malty sweetness. taste is more of the nice crisp hops some melon and a nice malt balance.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (3552) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Pours a hazy golden yellow from the bomber with thin bubbly white head. Aroma of oxidized new world hops and light malt. Taste follows, a bit of funky gym sock and lemon. Better than the nose on the taste.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ElGaucho (2340) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Bomber. Unique hop aroma. Unfiltered, murky dark orange with a frothy, creamy off white head. Really wonderful full bodied fruit hoppy goodness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (2391) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2016
Pours a hazy dull yellow/orange color with a light tan head. The smell is citrus, tropical fruit, guava, a bit of greenness. The taste is as it smells with a dry crisp end. The body is light+ with very smooth carbonation.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DocLock (8989) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Bomber via PUB’R. Poured hazy golden with ample, fluffy white head that laces well. Nose was big hops, florals, honeydew melon, pineapple, tangerine. Tastes complex, with the Maine IPA profile of c


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