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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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Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
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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3/5  rDev -11.8%

BGsWo22, Mar 20, 2013
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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.

musicforairports, Mar 18, 2012
Saratoga IPA (Simcoe Dry-hopped) from Mendocino Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.