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Special Edition - White Ale - Mendocino Brewing Company

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139 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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xav33

Michigan

3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mendocino Summer Ale
12 oz bottle
Moderate pour in a shaker
Brewed recently (?), absorbed 06/07

Poured a slightly hazy yellow with a large fizzy mostly diminishing head.

Smelt of strong citrus, flowery wheat and orange blossom hops.

Taste was upfront moderate bittersweet and sour oranges, like candied oranges, but much more sour, followed by more of the same but with a hops presence being felt on an average length finish.

Palate was light to medium bodied, slightly dry on the finish, fizzy and lightly astringent.

Overall, this is a standard witbier with a little bit more sour bite than its counterparts. Very refreshing!

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2007 18:05:37 | More by xav33
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3.31/5  rDev -2.9%
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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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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.

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