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Mendocino Black IPA - Mendocino Brewing Company

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78
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107 Ratings
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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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Photo of oberon
3.74/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours into a pint glass a deep garnet color with a half finger off white head atop,good color clarity in the pour.Smells of roast,earth,tea leaves,and some gummy fruitiness,and more leafy hops are there and linger but don't play a big role,somewhat of a different aroma for the style.Roasty and earthy up front with some molasses-like sweetness coming into play,mild orange peel and leafy tea hop flavors in the finish.There is a bunch of different stuff going on in this beer,Iam still trying to grasp everything.Not bad but unlike any ABA I have had.

oberon, Mar 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Trashcat, Yesterday at 05:15 PM
Photo of predikit
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.

predikit, Monday at 08:12 PM
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3PuttPar, Sep 01, 2014
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Mendocino Black IPA from Mendocino Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.