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RATINGS: 158   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iowaherkeye (2698) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Tap at Dexters pre party. Clear medium amber. Lots of berry Nelson hops in the nose and flavor, light biscuit malt presence in the flavor. Dry finish, bitterness at a 5. Mod carbonation with a light to med body. Very tasty. Will add more at the great taste.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dinkle50 (1155) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Cloudy orange pour with a single finger head. Aroma is very dank. Passion fruit comes to mind in describing the aroma. Medium mouth. Taste is full of grapefruit and passion fruit. Bitter finish, but not overly done. Nice sweet components really balance out that bitterness. Lace present. Another great beer from TGB.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
justsayswell (188) - Mission, Kansas, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Cloudy copper/straw pour. Small off-white head. Nose is herbal hop and mango. Medium/light body. Catty, resinous/ herbal/ earthy hops. Slightly pungent and very spicy. Another hop showcase from TGB. The malt bill all but disappears. Unique.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34 (2152) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle via and shared with oakbluff. Very hazy old in colour with medium carbonation. Aromas are of exotic citrus, melon, white wine, and cut grass. Very hoppy in the mouth as well with more strong citrus, gooseberry, and wild grass. Medium bodied with sharp bitterness. Tasty stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jules1211 (14) - - AUG 15, 2015
Great ipa.... Juicy refreshing.....awesome.... For sure worth the trip to Iowa

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jalford4 (17) - Michigan, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Exceptional IPA, creamy mouthfeel, perfectly balanced flavors and aromas... so so good

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PartyFowle (670) - - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy cranberry-orange with a finger of white fluff. Nice aroma, leading with bold orange peel before notes of melon, earth, sunflower and saltine crackers roll in. The flavor carries aged citrus up front, but this disappears immediately at the swallow and is replaced with soft honeydew and white grape. Finishes very gently, with mild lingering bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (3602) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - AUG 10, 2015
22 oz bomber into a pint glass, received via trade, thanks Chad! Hazy pale orange appearance with sticky and lasting beige head. Aroma of hop spice, earth, citrus fruits, gooseberries and light grass. Similar flavor, adding floral notes, light spruce and toasted grains. Medium to heavy spicy bitterness with a medium body and a light dry finish. Juicy, refreshing and easy to drink. Nice IPA overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (1402) - Colorado, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Tap at brewery. Pours gazy, light yellow with white head. Aroma if pine, mango, pineapple, resinous. Taste is med bodidf , bitter finish,

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CountPrattula (53) - - AUG 6, 2015
Nelson hops smell wonderful. Prominent juicy melon and orange flavors. Decent bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (9692) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2015
Very good ipa. Tasty drinkable. Citrus 80 ibu yet only a bit palate erasing. Like an experimental hop.


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