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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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Reviews: 1
Hads: 2
Avg: 3.61
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Mendocino Brewing Company
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Style | ABV
American IPA | 7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: musicforairports on 03-18-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 2
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3.76/5  rDev n/a
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.

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