Rune (8923) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 25, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
355ml bottle as Nelson Imperial IPA, 8. 6% abv, shared at the Muru Bar in Joensuu. Bright dark golden pour. Just a few bubble on the surface. Dried fruity aroma, notes of alcohol. Drying taste profile of apricot, honey and ripe orange. Dry bittersweet finish. Notiecable alcohol. Heavy to drink (17.08.2014).
Pailhead (5381) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - AUG 19, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate caramel, toffee, light aged hops, and a hint of fruit. It pours a hazy (bordering on cloudy) with a one finger off-white head that settles at a thick film. Thick soapy rings are left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with moderate caramel and toffee. The finish has some aged citrus hops and a touch of fruit. It’s medium bodied with light-moderate carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel. Overall, another of many IPA/IIPAs with way too much caramel and toffee.
motelpogo (7173) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottled, labelled nelson imperial ipa - thanks skykob. clear golden with a lingering head; decent balance of caramel and pancake dough character and tropical hops; medium bitterness, lightly piney. very drinkable
VamboladeTolly (508) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Deep orange color.Aroma of caramel, citrus, little honey. Taste bitter and sweet, citrus, honey and some fruit notes. Medium body. Well balanced. Good beer.
Pyrmir (3831) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle as Widmer Nelson Imperial IPA. Slightly hazy amber with off white head. Aroma of caramel, pine, marmalade and light resin. Taste is sweet, a bit boozy, marmalade, caramel, fruit, pine and resin with a bitter pine finish
Cuso (5571) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle as Widmer Brothers Nelson Imperial IPA from bier-deluxe.de. Deep orange color with medium off-white head. Nice strong citrus hoppy aroma with honey. Taste, solid malty base with honey followed by nice hoppy kick with frapefruit, grapefruit zest, tropical fruits, pines. Long bitter sweet finish. Good.
KolmeKuninga (21) - - JUL 29, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Fruity fresh aroma with grapes, apricot, banana ice-cream, watermelon, candy, vanilla, caramel, dough, pale, hazy, white foam.
medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, umami taste.
Medium body, creamy, lively, bitter, long finish.
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Good Nilson IPA without being fantastic. Got a shock when I saw it to be 8.6% I had guessed at 7%.
nilsas (2030) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
God kraftig duft av honning og noe citrusfrukter. Dunkel gulbrun farge. Dekkende skum, heng langs kant. Fin god smak av honning og citrus som sitter lenge. En nydelig øl å nyte.
Blairgus (2990) - California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
27 June 2014, bottle. Light orange, clear, occasional bubbles. Nose is sugary raisin and granola. Med/full body and mildly fizzy. Sweet cherries, raisins, mild alcohol, some grassy hops. Really good.
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Earlier Rating: 11/12/2011 Total Score: 4
12 nov 2011, tap. Light orange, clear, some tiny steady bubbles
Only hops on nose but not aggressive or bitter. Soft pink grapefruit citrus
Med body and a bit fizzy. Orange peel and some grapefruit citrus. Slightly sweet up front (orange juice) but bitter grapefruit pith kicks in and lingers