Omnipollo Nathalius Single Hop Galaxy IIPA

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial IPA
Stockholm, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
On a stop over in Baltimore we were hosted by an overwhelmingly hospitable man Brian Strumke aka Stillwater. Getting hammered drinking his potions - made out of rice and corn - it was with a sense of inspiration that we drove of early in the morning to catch out flight back to Sweden. Nathalius is an imperial IPA brewed with rice and corn. However, fair and alluring as though she might seem this miss will whip you into submission.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5565) - Georgia, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Strong aroma is quite hoppy and has a firm yeasty overtone, very like a yeast cake or package. Pours a hazy, bubbly solar yellow with a thick eggshell head that leaves some good lacing. Flavor is hoppy and quite bitter and yeasty, with a hint of fruit. Hmmmmmm - rice and corn? Maybe thats why it tastes rather differently from other Imperial IPAs I have sampled. Finish is hoppy, quite bitter - unfortunately, bitter in a nasty way - and quite yeasty. Not Omnipollos best, but give it a fair shake.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (17076) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle 330ml (Bierkompass)
Hazy orange color, small white head. Intensive bitter, "sweaty", piney aroma. Medium-bodied. Corn and rice are there with kind of sweet maltyness. Loads of grapefruit and resin. Extremely bitter with some fruity notes. Interesting!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1586) - Iowa, USA - DEC 22, 2013
POurs a cloudy dark yellow, frothy head,great lace. Pungent citrus aroma sweet grain undertones but pretty hoppy. Dusty yet fresh crisp. Lightly bready. Taste is ipa, kinda belgiany almost plenty of citrus grapefruit bitter, has a dusty weirdness I dont find too offputting. Like an earthy dirt/must. Drinks good,easy, strong bitter,grapefruit linger.Mellow sweetness. Not bad a little different than the average ipa, kinda belgiany/wheaty in a way. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2013
draft at Blue Monk, cloudy golden orange pour. medicinal aroma, vicks vapor rub aroma, menthol, peanut skins. Medicinal mouthfeel & flavor, peanut skins again, herbal, refreshens the mouth like mouthwash in a wierd way. Leave a neat numbing herbal feel. Interesting but no home run

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Senap (698) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2013
En l med mnga smakskiftningar, ganska neutralt frsta intryck. Viss fruktighet. Efter en stund gr den loss med en rejl efterbeska.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Japalo (1874) - DENMARK - DEC 19, 2013
[email protected] Midt orange. Herbal grassy notes. Very strange tart resin bitterness maybe from black Rice!!! Very bitter finish. Challenging.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (5306) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy Yellow. Poured with a small head. Hoppy bitterness dominates. Medium body with some fruitiness. Resembles a bitter IPA. Rather Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (10070) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy yellow body topped by a thick sticky frothy white head. Aroma is quite lovely, perfumey pine and sweet mango. The flavour is oddly chalky and powdery, extremely bitter, bordering on harsh. Peeking through this initial assault are some golden syrup sweetness and rustic vegetal notes. An odd concoction that cant quite hold up to a well integrated final product. Having just had Stillwater Premium this weekend (the low ABV farmhouse style beer brewed with rice and corn-- the inspiration for this beer alluded to in the description), I approached this brew with a special interest. The Stillwater beer is far superior, even elegant, by comparison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
marcus (9991) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle from Capitol Beer, Sacramento. Pours cloudy golden with a thick off-white head and a sourdough aroma. There is a bitter sort of raunchy grain flavor that, unfortunately, sticks to the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy dark yellow with a huge pillowy head that fades very slowly and leaves soapy lacing. Aroma is incredibly piney with some vegetable notes. Taste is like drinking very bitter pine perfume. Very powerful stuff, kinda hard to drink. Foamy mouthfeel. Really liked the aroma but not much else.

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