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Toppling Goliath ZeeLander

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RATINGS: 188   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 youíve ever tasted.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Criz (333) - - APR 17, 2016
Bitter orange peel, slight pine, sharp onionish finish. Pours a cloudy orange color, foamy white head. Citrus, oranges, biscuit notes on the finish. Mild bitterness, juicy on the mid pallate, hoppy finish. As a single hop Nelson Sauvin Iíve never had it displayed itís way, great beer none the less.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2016
Had at the source, received in a pint glass. 3.5 A: Well hazed orange with a touch of brown. Came nearly full but it did leave a short ring of lacing. 4.0 S: Dank resiny hops foremost with a strong orange and nondeScript citrus. Neutral maltiness. Secondarily grassy with just a touch of spice. 3.75 T: This has the most IBUs of any of their current offerings and it shows, though itís still only a heavy moderate bitterness. Clean neutral malts with strong grassy and resiny hop flavor. Underneath there is citrus and earthiness. 3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Like most of their brews, this is somewhat bity but super smooth overall. 3.75 D: Another solid beer, but so many hoppy pales and IPAs that Iím thinking I need a break! ★ 762 characters DavoleBomb, Dec 07, 2015

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmoreau (3423) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2016
Shared bomber poured to snifters, showing a cloudy, orangey gold color, with a modest layer of soft white head foam, and spots of lacing. The nose was dank, earthy, greenery, and herbal. Sea weed came to mind. Also noted some rind, and citrus as orange. Light to medium bodied, with fair carbonation, the taste projected a light version of the aroma notes, added moderate, earthy bitterness, and light sweetness. Somewhat unique in an experimental way, but didnít wow.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (10564) - 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 (15600) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle split in hotel lobby post RB best í16, 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (6016) - 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 (1229) - 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 (7846) - 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 (4998) - 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 (3727) - 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.


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