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White Hawk Original IPA - Mendocino Brewing Company

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817 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 817
Reviews: 523
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 15.22%
Wants: 4
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-19-2002)
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Reviews by studentofbeer:
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studentofbeer

California

3.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

dirty orange color with a thick head. sweet floral hops, bread, a touch of citrus and some melon.

not super hoppy but plenty of juicy flavor with a biscuit background. like other mendocino brews, i feel the hops are a bit rough in the back of the mouth and the alcohol becomes apparent there. well carbonated with an acidic bite.

i like the flavor fine, but the rough hop taste sort of knocks the mouthfeel and drinkability down. also not as hoppy as many may come to expect in an american ipa.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2005 21:56:35 | More by studentofbeer
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3.06/5  rDev -8.7%
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A: Amber orange; not much head and it went away quickly; no lacing

S: Orange and lemon with a little malt

T: orange that lingers; lightly bitter finish with a little malt and orange

M: medium bodied; tingly carbonation

O: doesn't stand out to me; very little bitterness; one note;

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3.21/5  rDev -4.2%
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Chilled Pint Glass.

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White Hawk Original IPA from Mendocino Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 817 ratings.