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Special Edition - White Ale - Mendocino Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

139 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 139
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 16.13%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stephendr on 05-04-2007)
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mobyfann

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Paid $4.99 for a 6-pack at Jungle Jim's in Fairfield, OH...

The beer pours a golden colored base with a large white head, limited head retention and a few specks of lacing throughout. The aroma is a floral mix of lemon, brown sugar, and some smokey spices (cumin, coriander?).

The taste is full of carbonation, matches with the aroma notes and feels like a hefeweizen mixed with a spicy chardonnay. Fairly easy on the mouth yet bubbly and a nice session beer if you can handle the carbonation.

Final Thought: This was a very unique beer that is most likely subject to a mass amount of scrutiny. I thought it was above average all around.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2008 01:38:08 | More by mobyfann
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle

Clear golden body; lots of visible carbonation.

Feel: very crisp, lively carbonation. Medium body is surprisingly ful for style.

Spicy aroma.

Flavorful with a bit too much coriander; Some lime peel flavor; spicy; mildly bitter; fanitly tart.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 21:56:03 | More by chinchill
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12%

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3.39/5  rDev -0.6%
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Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Cloudy, chill-hazed gold in color, with a bright white head of foam.
Aroma-Faint lime note, spices
Taste-Faint coriander,wheat, spices. Lime peel in the finish provides a nice little bite. Pleasant and refreshing on a warm afternoon.

Serving type: bottle

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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Special Edition - White Ale from Mendocino Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.