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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
Brewed specially for the 2008 Oregon Brewers Festival
Full Nelson Imperial IPA perfectly adorns the Hopheads of the world and will put your taste buds in the famous wrestling hold! You will feel the full effect of Full Nelson's bitterness that is partially buried by the sweetness of the alcohol and the various Caramel malts. The aroma will body slam you with citrus, grapefruit and berry like tones reached through this imported New Zealand hop variety. The Nelson Sauvin hop comes from Nelson, New Zealand and is growing in a region famous for Sauvignon grapes. Full Nelson will have you begging to be "Tapped Out"!

ghawener's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ghawener (1567) - San Salvador, - JAN 13, 2013
Draft: @ The Pub Monte Carlos part a an IPA sampler. They have +300 beer on tap and bottle, one of the best selections in LV.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sugram (95) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 23, 2014
0,33l bottle, hazy orange- brown. Nice white head. Aroma: fruity, caramel malts, bit of hops. Taste is fruity at the beginning with some greapfruit sourness where you can recomend hoppy atertaste and it ends with notes of vanilla. Good beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (10232) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
nice tropical fruit and florals on the nose. medium feel that fits the beer. fruit and bitter flavor. pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaVillum (862) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2014
355 ml, flaske, 8,6 % ABV, nydt på Frederiksberg Ølbar på Jagtvej på Frederiksberg, 4. september 2014. Gylden ufiltreret amerikansk Imperial IPA med nærmest ikke-eksisterende offwhite-farvet skumtop. Kant og overflade. Karamel, brød, appelsin, koriander, humle, bondegård, græs og gran i aromaen. Mycket bra! Smagen er i starten syrlig, dernæst bitterhumlet og let sødlig og billedet slutter bittersødt af. Konsistensen et sted mellem cremet og oily med et medium indhold af kuldioxid. Dejlig medium lang og kun halvtør afslutning. En dIPA, der opfylder behovet for gedigen humlet øl med et strejf af sødme.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (3851) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a snifter. The appearance had a fairly nice looking bronzed orange color with a one finger white to off white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. There was a light citrusy bittersweet refreshing tropical fruitiness of sorts in the smell. The taste was mainly bittersweet all the way through. On the palate, this one sat right at a medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was sharp but on par for the style and for me. Overall, pretty good DIPA I would have again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolas510 (1194) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2014
Bärnstensfärgad med mellanstort ljust skum. Doftar friskt av nyazeländsk humle! Friskt Humlig och rund i smaken. Perfekt beska och balans! Riktigt bra!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9592) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Orange-gold, off white head. Big fresh citrus hop aroma. White grapefruit, other juicy tropical fruits, moderately sweet lightly caramel malts. Very good, likely made better because it followed Mad River’s Steelhead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12929) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2013
Dark golden with a small white head. Sweet malty aroma of caramel and dark sugar, with tropical fruit, like mango and melon. Sweet and malty flavour, caramel and almost sugary, with fruity hops, a bit of alcohol, and a medium, but somewhat aggressive bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valgreen (768) - DENMARK - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle @ døe meeting. Clear light orange, small white head that quickly disappear, some lacing. Aroma, malty, hoppy, piney, citrus, grapefruit, fruity, sweet. Taste, malty, hoppy bitter, fruity, citrus, grapefruit, piney, . Bitter aftertaste. Pleasant mouth feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jensgam (159) - , DENMARK - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours amber with white head. Aroma is a little malty sweetness with lots of hoppy notes. Flavour is dominated by spizy hops, with a pleasant malt background.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zer0 (1207) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours Clear copper with a small white head. Aroma is grass, grapefruit, cereal, caramel and a bit of soy (?). Taste is medium sweet and quite bitter, which I love. Good balance. Full bodied with average carbonation. Good beer!

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