Quick Pour: Lickinghole Creek Nuclear Nugget

lickinghole nuclear nugget

Producer: Lickinghole Creek Brewery; Goochland, VA
Style: Imperial IPA
Price Range: $15 / bottle (25.4 oz)
ABV: 10.5%
Appearance: Deep golden, foamy white head
Aroma: Pine, earthy, honey, citrus
Virginia Pour House Review: Lickinghole Creek Brewery in southern Virginia releases a hop bomb every summer called Nuclear Nugget. I picked up a bottle at my local beer shop a couple weeks back and thought it would be perfect to drink this beast on National IPA Day. This thing checks in at a hefty 10.5% and 105 IBU, and is brewed with tons of Centennial and Nugget hops, along with local clover honey to attempt to take the bite off the hops a bit. The beer pours a deep golden color with a healthy, foamy, white head. The aroma is earthy and piney, with a hint of sweetness from the honey. The big earthy notes of the Nugget hops burst forth immediately upon the first sip. The mouthfeel is silky smooth, with a pleasant hop bite in the middle and a touch of sweetness in the finish. The citrus notes from the Centennial hops blend in nicely in the middle and finish to create a perfect balance of spicy and sweet. This is one of my favorite IPA’s and one that I wish Lickinghole could brew year-round.


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Producer: Lickinghole Creek Brewery; Goochland, VA Style: Imperial IPA Price Range: $15 / bottle (25.4 oz) ABV: 10.5% Appearance: Deep golden, foamy white head Aroma: Pine, earthy, honey, citrus Virginia Pour House Review: Lickinghole Creek Brewery in southern Virginia releases a hop bomb every summer called Nuclear Nugget. I picked up a bottle at my local beer shop a couple weeks back and thought it would be perfect to drink this beast on National IPA Day. This thing checks in at a hefty 10.5% and 105 IBU, and is brewed with tons of Centennial and Nugget hops, along with local clover honey…

Virginia Pour House Review

Lickinghole Creek Nuclear Nugget - 95

95

Outstanding

Lickinghole Creek's seasonal summer IPA is a hop bomb with a twist of sweetness that you don't want to miss.

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