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Blue Heron Pale Ale - Mendocino Brewing Company

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Blue Heron Pale AleBlue Heron Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

470 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 470
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 8
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-22-2000)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Golden straw. Slightly hazy. Good Carbonation. Rocky, off-white head. Nice lacing on the glass.

Smell: Malt with some esters. Also, a little citrus.

Taste: A little sour with some bitterness on the finish. Muted. No flavor really stands out.

Mouthfeel: Lighter than what I would expect from a Pale Ale. Dry finish.

Overall: I'm a little disappointed in this one. I love a good Pale Ale, but his one really doesn't do anything for me. It's possible this one has been on the shelf a little too long. With no date on the bottle I can't be sure if this is what was intended by the brewer, or if time has had its way with this beer.

12 oz bottle
NO DATE ON THE BOTTLE
Served in a Mug

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Blue Heron Pale Ale from Mendocino Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 470 ratings.