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Blue Heron Pale Ale - Mendocino Brewing Company

Blue Heron Pale AleBlue Heron Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

445 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 445
Reviews: 288
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.41%


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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JMad

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3.88/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I drank this from a pint glass...

It pours a hazy light golden color with a thin filmy white head. It smells of citrusy hops with some toast and fruit. The taste is nice and bitter with lemon and pine, some bready malt in the background and a bitter hoppy finish. The beer is light with moderate carbonation and a dry finish. This is a solid APA, I could drink this all the time.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2011 00:53:41 | More by JMad
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Blue Heron Pale Ale from Mendocino Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 445 ratings.