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Re: Nelson Sauvin - looking for feedback
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2017, 01:53:35 AM »
First question, where can you buy Nelson right now?


The 2017 crop suffered from poor growing conditions and is pretty much MIA. Farmhouse has some 2016 left, which of course would still be good:  http://www.farmhousebrewingsupply.com/nelson-sauvin-n-z-4-oz-2016-new-crop/

Past that, NB and morebeer have some for those inclined, but don't specify the crop.

Hopefully a better harvest next year.

complete rumour at this point, but I heard rumblings that there is some internal strife at one of (the only??) main farms growing NS and that further supply is not guaranteed.

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Re: Nelson Sauvin - looking for feedback
« Reply #16 on: July 29, 2017, 06:42:11 PM »
First question, where can you buy Nelson right now?


The 2017 crop suffered from poor growing conditions and is pretty much MIA. Farmhouse has some 2016 left, which of course would still be good:  http://www.farmhousebrewingsupply.com/nelson-sauvin-n-z-4-oz-2016-new-crop/

Past that, NB and morebeer have some for those inclined, but don't specify the crop.

Hopefully a better harvest next year.

complete rumour at this point, but I heard rumblings that there is some internal strife at one of (the only??) main farms growing NS and that further supply is not guaranteed.
I hope that's not the case. Nelson is one of my all-time favorites, and I haven't seen it around much as of late. It gives an intense citrus character that pairs exceptionally well with tropical hops.
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Re: Nelson Sauvin - looking for feedback
« Reply #17 on: July 29, 2017, 10:29:56 PM »
First question, where can you buy Nelson right now?


The 2017 crop suffered from poor growing conditions and is pretty much MIA. Farmhouse has some 2016 left, which of course would still be good:  http://www.farmhousebrewingsupply.com/nelson-sauvin-n-z-4-oz-2016-new-crop/

Past that, NB and morebeer have some for those inclined, but don't specify the crop.

Hopefully a better harvest next year.

complete rumour at this point, but I heard rumblings that there is some internal strife at one of (the only??) main farms growing NS and that further supply is not guaranteed.
I hope that's not the case. Nelson is one of my all-time favorites, and I haven't seen it around much as of late. It gives an intense citrus character that pairs exceptionally well with tropical hops.
Exactly the description I was looking for!

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Re: Nelson Sauvin - looking for feedback
« Reply #18 on: July 30, 2017, 02:45:42 PM »
First question, where can you buy Nelson right now?


The 2017 crop suffered from poor growing conditions and is pretty much MIA. Farmhouse has some 2016 left, which of course would still be good:  http://www.farmhousebrewingsupply.com/nelson-sauvin-n-z-4-oz-2016-new-crop/

Past that, NB and morebeer have some for those inclined, but don't specify the crop.

Hopefully a better harvest next year.

complete rumour at this point, but I heard rumblings that there is some internal strife at one of (the only??) main farms growing NS and that further supply is not guaranteed.

There are only about 1000+ acres of hops of all types grown in NZ. With the high demand for rose hops, a small short fall will put a squeeze on the supply.

Rumor? The crop was smaller, even with 30 more hectares.
http://www.nzhops.co.nz/2017-harvest-info
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Re: Nelson Sauvin - looking for feedback
« Reply #19 on: July 31, 2017, 02:35:02 AM »


First question, where can you buy Nelson right now? haha. I use it a bit. Its one of the new Zealand varieties I like. As the name suggests, sauvignon blanc character is predominant with some grapefruit notes. Its VERY distinctive and once you get to know the taste, its very identifiable. Its intense and will make its presence known.

My LHBS had a small supply (9oz) unitl I saw it - the one and only Listermann Brewing Co.

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Re: Nelson Sauvin - looking for feedback
« Reply #20 on: July 31, 2017, 02:40:18 AM »


First question, where can you buy Nelson right now? haha. I use it a bit. Its one of the new Zealand varieties I like. As the name suggests, sauvignon blanc character is predominant with some grapefruit notes. Its VERY distinctive and once you get to know the taste, its very identifiable. Its intense and will make its presence known.

My LHBS had a small supply (9oz) unitl I saw it - the one and only Listermann Brewing Co.

  "If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."
Listermann eh? My LHBS too!

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