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Mendocino Black IPA - Mendocino Brewing Company

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Mendocino Black IPAMendocino Black IPA

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BA SCORE
78
okay

107 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with orange peel

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-19-2013)
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Pours dark, almost completely black. Leaves a nice dark tan head that recedes relatively slowly, leaves minimal lacing behind.

Smell like chocolate, and some citrusy hops.

There is a lot going on in the flavor here, sweet at the start, chocolate notes come through, which then takes on a very roasted tone. The bitterness shows up towards the end and through the finish, the aftertaste is the worst thing here, with some minor aspirin in the mix.

Medium bodied, medium carbonation, decently smooth going down.

Not a terrible brew, has some good points, but with the off flavors the aftertaste ruins the entire experience. Would not buy this again.

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Heavy and hard to drink. Gives a great style a bad name.

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Just terrible. (sorry) Like drinking burt coffee. (cool label, just trying to say something positive!)

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Mendocino Black IPA from Mendocino Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.