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Mystic Bridge IPA - Cottrell Brewing Co.

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Mystic Bridge IPAMystic Bridge IPA

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BA SCORE
80
good

203 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cottrell Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A mild earthy IPA with hints of citrus–a great example of a year ‘round New England IPA. Take the leap with this local favorite. Enjoy with your favorite meal or just on its own.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-19-2009)
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ali1987

Florida

3/5  rDev -14.8%

10-26-2013 21:41:50 | More by ali1987
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Lovely85

Florida

3/5  rDev -14.8%

10-26-2013 01:32:16 | More by Lovely85
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nickfl

Florida

3/5  rDev -14.8%

10-26-2013 01:05:48 | More by nickfl
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kylehay2004

Florida

3/5  rDev -14.8%

10-26-2013 01:05:38 | More by kylehay2004
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-06-2013 14:21:51 | More by micromaniac129
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

09-25-2013 23:25:21 | More by Boone757
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MattXT

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

09-20-2013 15:47:52 | More by MattXT
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

09-17-2013 11:05:22 | More by SuomiHobbit
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Wnbafan

Connecticut

1.6/5  rDev -54.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

This is by far THE worst beer I've ever had. I is bitter and skunky. It will ruin what ever you drink it with, and don't even think about drinking it by itself. You need something to help cover up the skunkiness! Their regular white label beer is ok, but this is horrendous! A total waste of money!

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2013 00:49:16 | More by Wnbafan
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

09-07-2013 20:47:14 | More by nmann08
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kjrod20

New York

2.5/5  rDev -29%

09-06-2013 17:56:22 | More by kjrod20
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

09-04-2013 04:43:45 | More by LJWalker
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BKBassist

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

08-26-2013 20:51:28 | More by BKBassist
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niiiv

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -14.8%

08-22-2013 01:14:37 | More by niiiv
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mystic Bridge IPA.

Pours a hazy bronze red-orange hue. Head slivered at a quarter-inch. Paltry lacing.

Sweet maltiness with caramel and toffee notes marry into a lighter note of earthy citrus hop. Dank orange, pith, and clover all in the nose. Too sweet, from the get-go.

Malts prove a little tinny, yet ripe with toast and toffee sweetness. Hops are a little soured. Has some plant-y and floral notes that don't necessarily turn orange into orange blossom. Leafy, and with resinous notes, the quality of hoppiness is a little meager. Bitterness is medium. Carbonation, a little dialed-up. Finishes with an aftertaste best described as 'minty'. Maybe mentholated, but short on tobacco. Picking up crackery notes from a sluggish dryness. Long-ass finish. Oily feel keeps everything on the tongue. Unlike a clean crispness that I will look toward, especially if the flavor is not what I was targeting.

A bland, uninspiring IPA. Certainly not indicative of New England's reputation. Still a simple drink that goes down easy. Can't blame it on the freshness, this bottle is stamped good til September.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 14:46:37 | More by thecheapies
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Bustafluff

Colorado

4/5  rDev +13.6%

07-18-2013 00:41:09 | More by Bustafluff
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shiggins22

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-17-2013 20:15:58 | More by shiggins22
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jimbodude5

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

07-16-2013 21:44:07 | More by jimbodude5
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CorvetteMike

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From the bottle to the glass a amber color with a 2 finger head.

a: Amber color with a 2 finger head.
s: Slight hint of citrus, hops and malt.
t: Hoppy with slight amount of citrus, some carbonation.
m: Medium body with some carbonation.
o: Not my type of IPA.

Glad I purchased a single bottle, so I do not have to suffer drinking the other five. Will not buy any more.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 01:36:06 | More by CorvetteMike
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alexgash

Connecticut

3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle.

Faint cloudiness. Tawny, deep orange copper body. Pinkie finger of dense, creamy, light beige head. Nice retention and lacing. Somewhat balanced nose with a nice mix of hoppy resins, pine, fruity malt, and cookie dough.

Toasted malt up front. Slightly herbal, minty hop bitterness follows and stays throughout. Mix of fruit and cookie-ish malt sweetness fills in. Resinous hops into the finish. Dryish finish, with lingering soapy hops and crackery malts. Moderate body with a slightly creamy feel. Not bad, but there are better IPAs coming out of CT these days.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 21:01:19 | More by alexgash
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

07-07-2013 05:12:25 | More by Zbeetleman
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frosted33

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-04-2013 19:42:44 | More by frosted33
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

06-26-2013 15:29:28 | More by petermethot
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

06-23-2013 16:15:17 | More by jaxon53
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JTomczak

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

06-22-2013 05:22:51 | More by JTomczak
Mystic Bridge IPA from Cottrell Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.