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Mayberry IPA - El Segundo Brewing Company

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Mayberry IPAMayberry IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

62 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 7.99%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
El Segundo Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rado on 12-28-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

akang, Feb 24, 2014
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

I was recently sent a few West Coast IPAs in my first beer trade. The others I had heard of and knew of their reputations. This one, however, was a wildcard. Comprised of 100% Mosaic hops, this IPA is beautiful. Not to mention it was bottled less than 10 days prior.

Initially it poured a darker color than I was expecting, with a medium-size head that dissipated quickly. On the nose it strikes up a very fruity AND oniony aroma. The label reads "tropical notes of guava and ripe mango." I can see that. Those notes didn't jump out at me, it was more of a very round and "white" flavor if you will.

I let myself waft this one in for a while before I took my first sip, and I was still thrown off guard. The "high" notes of fruit were an initial bite on my palate, and the aftertaste was more reminiscent of a more malt-based IPA. The mouthfeel is fantastic on this one. Lingers around just enough to tease another quick sip, but after a few moments you're content with it on your tongue.

Overall a really delicious balanced IPA, and as far as I'm concerned I'm surprised I haven't heard of it before.

Scaught, Feb 23, 2014
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Bottle date 02/13/2014 (2 months ago)

Tropical fruit and caramel sweetness. Pineapple, guava, banana. Soft bitterness, with caramel sweetness to balance. Medium body. Pretty good, but I typically go for the drier style (Sculpin, Pliny), so probably will not buy again, but I can certainly appreciate a well balanced beer. Actually, if I can get a bottle fresher than 2 weeks, i'll give it another go.

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Mayberry IPA from El Segundo Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.