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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #15 on: April 26, 2011, 08:43:22 PM »
I've purchased them at my lhbs here in Denver.  They didn't have them last time I was in though...
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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #16 on: April 26, 2011, 08:52:13 PM »
My LHBS finally got some Zues and Simcoe... maybe I'll see the Nelson next year, or the year after... ;)
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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2011, 05:00:36 AM »
I have a Full Nelson bubbling away.  Building a cake of Denny's yeast for the future.
I might go with your (birds) suggestion of adding a Simarillo blend to them for a dry hop. 

Anyone know when the new crop from the S. Hemi comes to market?

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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2011, 07:41:48 AM »
Somkeone posted the link to seven bridges already and they do have the NS for sale. I have noticed it and wondered. What is the flavour profile like?
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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2011, 03:52:15 PM »
Somkeone posted the link to seven bridges already and they do have the NS for sale.


I ordered some from Brew Organic about a month ago, and they came in at 10.9%.
I see the ones they have now are at 12%.

Is it possible that they are the new 2011 crop? 

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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #20 on: April 28, 2011, 01:54:08 AM »
Somkeone posted the link to seven bridges already and they do have the NS for sale. I have noticed it and wondered. What is the flavour profile like?

It's ridiculous. Smooth/syrupy with heavy tropical fruit, lychee, passionfruit, etc. Imagine what a somewhat bitter fruit cocktail would taste like, except made from fruits grown on AwesomeTrees, and that's what you get.

Full Nelson, ha! I like that! Maybe I'll do a Trafalgar Ale with Nelson and EKG or something.
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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #21 on: April 28, 2011, 07:15:13 AM »
Somkeone posted the link to seven bridges already and they do have the NS for sale. I have noticed it and wondered. What is the flavour profile like?

It's ridiculous. Smooth/syrupy with heavy tropical fruit, lychee, passionfruit, etc. Imagine what a somewhat bitter fruit cocktail would taste like, except made from fruits grown on AwesomeTrees, and that's what you get.

Full Nelson, ha! I like that! Maybe I'll do a Trafalgar Ale with Nelson and EKG or something.
Hmmm. Sounds tasty. I'll have to keep an eye out for them.
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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #22 on: April 28, 2011, 08:26:22 AM »
I have a Full Nelson bubbling away.  Building a cake of Denny's yeast for the future.
I might go with your (birds) suggestion of adding a Simarillo blend to them for a dry hop. 

Guess you're not talking about this Full Nelson, huh?

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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #23 on: April 28, 2011, 03:47:21 PM »
 :D, shucks.  All the good names are taken.

What?  Blue Mountain Brewery.....The brewers name is Smack...they use Cascade in the Full Nelson....

Oh....Nelson County, Virginia.    ::)

Looks like a really cool brewery.  I like the hop farm and brewery combo!

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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #24 on: January 28, 2013, 09:07:27 AM »
Hey,

Just wondering if anyone tried a successful hop combo with the Sauvin?  Phil, did you try the Simarillo blend with it?

I was not too entranced with the silly white wine fruity by itself..in an APA anyway.  I was thinking about something else to cut it a bit...Chinook?  Simcoe?  Columbus?

Anything?

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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #25 on: January 28, 2013, 09:41:39 AM »
Hey,

Just wondering if anyone tried a successful hop combo with the Sauvin?  Phil, did you try the Simarillo blend with it?

I was not too entranced with the silly white wine fruity by itself..in an APA anyway.  I was thinking about something else to cut it a bit...Chinook?  Simcoe?  Columbus?

Anything?

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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #26 on: January 28, 2013, 09:58:44 AM »
Wow, didn't realize that the NS hops were so hard to come by these days. The owner of my LHBS traded me a pound of them for me to go and pick her up a case of Duck Rabbit Milk Stout from NC. Harder to get the Duck Rabbit here in VA it seems...
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Re: Nelson Sauvin hops
« Reply #27 on: January 28, 2013, 11:25:34 AM »
I've mostly been playing with Nelson in unusual places where that white wine note would really be interesting (i.e., dry-hopped cider). Having said that, I think it's one of the best choices of the Southern Hemisphere hops to really drive an IPA. Aside from the white wine, I still get a lot of the typical west coast hop-style citrus. If you kept Nelson to 1/3 or less of your late hops, then I think that it would pair well with all the usual suspects - Amarillo, Centennial, Cascade, Simcoe, etc., without totally taking over with the white wine.
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