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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   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 youíve ever tasted.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FreshHawk (596) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 16, 2011
On-tap. A - Very cloudy/hazed straw gold color. Good sized, soft, fluffy, light white head. Good retention leaving a decent lace. S - Orange citrus along with bitter green onion and earthy aroma. Hints of sweet malt, but the Nelson hops dominate the nose. Some sweet tropical fruitiness. T - Similar to the nose. Pretty strong bitter hop flavors with the sweetish fruit and bitter earth and onion combating. Slight sweet malt background but this is definitely a hoppy beer. M - Medium body with healthy carbonation. Pretty refreshing feel with a strong bitter and slightly dry finish. D - Easy to drink. A bit more bitter than sweet, but overall well balanced. Very hop forward but not too strong. Notes: On tap at Sanctuary. Single hop IPA with Nelson hops. Nice IPA with slightly bitter taste, especially the earthy/onion type flavor. Not overly fruit, or overly anything for that matter, but overall nice.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
teemoney (95) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Poured from bottle into tulip. Cloudy orangish yellow with kind of soapy white head. Smell has plenty of citrus and sweet tropical fruit on the nose. Taste has some citrus and pineapple, along with some grassy/ earthy hoppiness, with a solid malt backbone. Feel is medium, and smooth. Nelson Sauvin lends some pretty unique qualities to this brew, which I really enjoy. Another great beer, in typical TG fashion.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrunkSanta410 (516) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Bomber at home. Pours a hazy light orange, frothy head that fades to lace. Aroma is citrus, orange, tropical fruit, floral. Fantastic hoppy aroma. Taste is citrus, orange, faint cracker, lightly sweet, medium bitterness. Clean. Light medium body, medium carbonation, lingering bitterness. Very nice IPA. Loads of citrus on the nose and a very clean bitter finish. Mmmm.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen (2273) - Odense S, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2015
Trade from Pandableh, thanks buddy. Unclear orange body with a medium white head. Light hoppy, tropical fruit juice, clementines, blood orange, pomelo. Light fruity bitterness, soft mouthfeel. Smooth. Wow yet another great beer from TG!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (8461) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 23, 2015
Pour out of bottle, hazy golden-orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, bread, dough into a bit of nice tropical fruit, some resin, nice orange and grapefruit notes as well, slight spice. Taste was a mix of spice, resinous, orange, grapefruit into some mango, pineapple, slight grass into some pine, finishing slightly bitter, dry.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
thome50 (1192) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - APR 23, 2015
Bottle thanks to Wrye and Fedex for actually delivering the beer to me on the second attempt. Pours a hazy golden orange with moderate white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is almost a little punky with some paper, slightly fade hops. Nothing I would ever pick up as tropical. Taste is more of a malty non-fruit forward IPA. Just not doing it for me and I love Nelson hopped beer. This just doesnít seem to be one to me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChrisSc (393) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2015
16oz on tap. Decorah. Pours cloudy orange-pale yellow. Really nice lacing. Aroma is hop forward. Citrusy and floral. Orange and Grapefruit dominates. Taste is mostly bitter. Some sweetness to balance in th finish. Body is medium. Average carnonation. Longer finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (2006) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2015
Thanks ericteusink for hooking up some dope ipas when our tasting are dominated by barrel aged stuff. Citrus, some tropical notes, clean malty profile. Light, medium bitterness. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (919) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2015
22 oz bomber shared with ebone1988. The pour is a nice bright orangey gold with a big pillowy white head that falls off slowly, leaving incredibly clingy soapy lace. The aroma is really good. Subtle. There is a beautiful citrus juice blast up front and follows up with a big dank hop presence. Lightly syrupy on the back end. The flavor is really dank up front. It's a lot more green than I was expecting. Really leafy green. The Malta come in and take over about half way through before succumbing to the hops and citrus once more and it finishes hoppy and bitter, rather than dry. The mouth feel is creamy and lightly carbonated with a quick fading lingeringly hoppy aftertaste. It smells better than it was. Still great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (315) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2015
Aroma is dank, on the piny and earthy side, some citrus. Appearance is golden, opaque, white head, great lace. Taste is dank, quite tart, some pine, floral and citrus. Mouthfeel is nice, good carbonation without being too crisp, flavor hangs. Overall, it smells better than it tastes but itís still very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - APR 7, 2015
Look: straw color almost yellow. Very clear. Bright white head. Smell: flowers. Dank. Orange. Lime. Lemon. Taste: lemon. Lime. Orange peel. Very floral. Slight dank. Feel: medium high carbonation. Slight dry on the back. Overall: very refreshing. Easy drinker. First drank: home 4/6/15 Vintage:


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