cassels nectaron double ipa

Cassels Nectaron IPA is still my go to for a core range beer showcasing this terrific new hop, so this (ostensibly) double IPA version (8.2%) caught my eye immediately.  Bright and sharp aromas of passionfruit, pineapple and nectarine leap out of the nose, with tropical guava hovering further in.  On the palate there’s concentrated stone fruit and orange citrus before big chewy malt and a late but firm bitterness.  A big and weighty IPA with great concentration of flavour and a good malt presence that gives the palate extra fortification for winter drinking. 

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