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Eye of the Hawk - Mendocino Brewing Company

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Eye of the HawkEye of the Hawk

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BA SCORE
83
good

824 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 824
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 14
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-04-2000)
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Photo of Shroud0fdoom
3.55/5  rDev -2.7%

This is a very decent brew. With the hefty 8% abv that isn’t detectable. The light mouthfeel is a throw off of some of the flavors that shine through. This reminds me of what a candy beer would be. Almost like a medicinal fruit syrup followed by bready malt and slight hoppy finish. Though nothing screams excellence, this brew is still worthy.

Shroud0fdoom, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of keithmurray
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Appearance - clear copper color with beige head

Smell - molasses, caramel, oak

Taste - molasses, caramel, oak, nuts

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, medium carbonation, not much complexity to the flavor

Overall - nothing wrong with this beer, but nothing about it was particularly memorable either. Fans of the style might want to give it a shot

Price Point - $2.25/12 oz bottle

keithmurray, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

JSuperman, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Eye of the Hawk pours a red-brown with a big two-finger head which dissipates quickly leaving a thin white cap. Not a whole bunch going on in the flavor department. A quite strong caramel/malt flavor which masks the high ABV quite well. Almost a medicinal malt flavor. Aroma is strongly malt based. Not a well balanced malt flavor but not bad. I first tried it at the 2011 Minnesota Autumn Brew Review. The brewery rep gave my uncle and I a bottle under the table and was quite personable. Left a good impression of Mendicino Brewing for me. I'd drink this again and would be interested in trying some more of their offerings.

BeerSnobRobinson, Oct 17, 2014
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Eye of the Hawk from Mendocino Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 824 ratings.