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Eye of the Hawk - Mendocino Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Eye of the HawkEye of the Hawk

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BA SCORE
83
good

815 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 815
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 14
Gots: 32 | 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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3.64/5  rDev -0.3%

dagubna, Sunday at 10:08 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +26%

crazymary883, Friday at 09:23 PM
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4.52/5  rDev +23.8%

Xmillerx, Friday at 01:23 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

qcghost, Sep 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

beerhast, Sep 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

DamageCase76, Sep 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

thatoneguymike, Sep 17, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +3%

Theoboley, Sep 17, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +31.5%

Jkharris200634, Sep 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

wrightst, Sep 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

comand, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

SonicAddict, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

IDABEERGUY, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Flavorful, but not real balanced.

3PuttPar, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

justinm4bama, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

OldSmaug, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of cottonkoozie
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Smell has a lot of bready malt. Some sweetness. A little bit of alcohol boozyness underlying.

Flavor has the bready Malta as well along with a strong fruity sweetness. Fairly dry bitter finish, along with a boozyness that is a little high for an 8%.

Overall pretty good, kind of flat though, a little more carbonation would have brought me up to a 4. A little too sweet and boozy for me to go any higher than that, but still a good beer.

cottonkoozie, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of delta490
3.7/5  rDev +1.4%

Pours a cloudy orangey-red with a creamier white head that has minor retention but leaves a little lacing. The aroma is mild, with only some nondescript malt sweetness. The taste has a little more oomph, as there are some nice dark fruit notes and dark bread malt flavors. The body has a nice weight to it, with a smooth finish.

delta490, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Nbdreher, Aug 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

zestar, Aug 13, 2014
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frankiegonzo, Aug 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

EliHammett, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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Eye of the Hawk from Mendocino Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 815 ratings.