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Saratoga IPA (Simcoe Dry-hopped) - Mendocino Brewing Company

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Saratoga IPA (Simcoe Dry-hopped)
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: musicforairports on 03-18-2012)
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3.8/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one on cask at The Ruck in Troy, N.Y. This batch was advertised as dry-hopped with Simcoe hops.

Cloudy and golden-amber. Big, fluffy head and lacing.

Smells of sweet malt, biscuit, tea, some grassy hop flavors. Light notes from the Simcoe, but this smells like an English-style beer for sure.

Hops are much more assertive in the flavor than the aroma. Some catty grapefruit notes from the Simcoe over a biscuity, bready backbone. Nicely balanced. Somewhat dry and bitter.

Smooth, creamy, medium mouthfeel.

I liked this better than the regular Saratoga IPA, definitely. The Simcoe definitely tips this one toward the American end of the IPA spectrum.

Serving type: cask

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Saratoga IPA (Simcoe Dry-hopped) from Mendocino Brewing Company
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