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Mongrel "Wet Hopped" Local Red IPA - Watch City Brewing Co.

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Mongrel "Wet Hopped" Local Red IPA
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Watch City Brewing Co. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jayli on 09-22-2011)
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Reviews by Jayli:
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3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Watch City 9/20
Served in a pint glass

A: This beer pours a hazy, deep amber color with a one finger of foamy, sudsy head. Head holds nicely, receding to a film and leaves sheets of lacing on the glass.

S: Nose is somewhat muted but a solid malt backbone, a touch of fruitiness, with a definite citrus character.

T: Taste starts with a bready malt profile before a light but balanced caramel malt sweetnens this beer out. A hint of pineapple comes through before a big, bitter grapefruit character hits and really sticks on the palate.

M: Lighter side of medium body, slightly higher carbonation, prickly feel with a dry finish.

O: Goes down easily, tasty, not too filling, low kick, decent representation of style. True to form, Watch City doesn't give you beers that blow your mind, but instead offers a solid drinkable beer to enjoy for an evening.

Jayli, Sep 22, 2011
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3.78/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 64oz growler into 3 pint glasses. Thanks to Steve and HeatherAnn for the assist! Extra special thanks to jayli for the hook-up!

A: Pours a hazy and agitated dark amber color. Four fingers of white, soapy foam built up on top and slowly receded leaving some random lace specks behind.

S: Suprisingly hoppy right out of the fridge. As it warmed an assertive maltiness became apparent. But not before the hops did their best to hang around.

T: The hoppiness of the smell was pretty understated in the taste. Suprisingly malty for a "Wet Hopped" beer.

M: Nicely smooth and decently carbonated. A bit oily and sticky.

O: Glad to have tried this. Jax has treated me to a few Watch City beers and they havent disappointed yet.

GbVDave, Sep 25, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Bicyclette, Sep 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

Rekrule, Oct 25, 2012
Mongrel "Wet Hopped" Local Red IPA from Watch City Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.