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Saratoga IPA - Mendocino Brewing Company

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Saratoga IPASaratoga IPA

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BA SCORE
79
okay

116 Ratings
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: williamherbert on 06-09-2009)
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.76/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.28/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

so evidently mendocino now makes beer in saratoga. cool they made one for the locals, lousy that its only okay. a frothy looking ipa, brass radiant glowing and clean looking, with a tall white head on it. the nose is honey sweet malt and boring bitter hops, not much going on in the hops really, which lets me down. the malt flavors the beer as much as the hops do, its sweet and fuller bodied, and it lingers in the finish. i need more from the flowers though, its so simple and under gunned, give me something. this is like an english pale as much as it is an american ipa, which is about the worst critique i can throw at a beer. medocino always makes me wonder, often unimpressive, and this one is too. downright average at room temperature, so drink it fast. overall a pretty pedestrian offering.

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3.6/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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2.76/5  rDev -19.1%

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2.81/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This was a slightly below average craft IPA. Tasted kind of heavy, bready, grainy. Strong, straightfoward hop finish but thick and bland to begin with. Dark golden color, also grainy head. Not a lot of unique flavor going on. Still a decent beer but pales in comparison to some beers I've reviewed on this website.

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Saratoga IPA from Mendocino Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.