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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

214 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | 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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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -0.6%

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.

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

Colorado

4/5  rDev +14%

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

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

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

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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.

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

Connecticut

3.53/5  rDev +0.6%

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.

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

06-22-2013 05:22:51 | More by JTomczak
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

06-09-2013 21:20:08 | More by rodlavers
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ejane

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +42.5%

06-02-2013 23:36:30 | More by ejane
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patford100

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-30-2013 02:13:06 | More by patford100
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Chegui

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +14%

05-14-2013 20:57:40 | More by Chegui
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PoppyParthenonE

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +14%

05-04-2013 02:04:59 | More by PoppyParthenonE
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Dulcea

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

04-28-2013 17:05:54 | More by Dulcea
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juliusseizure

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

04-15-2013 01:38:57 | More by juliusseizure
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +14%

04-14-2013 14:34:50 | More by nebula1999
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Ograd001

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

04-08-2013 03:01:27 | More by Ograd001
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wiegs4life

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

03-31-2013 13:46:56 | More by wiegs4life
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ams0286

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

03-21-2013 16:37:28 | More by ams0286
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +14%

03-17-2013 05:53:00 | More by WDJersey
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FanofHefe

Illinois

3.71/5  rDev +5.7%

Had a couple bottles tonight at Pour Richards restaurant in Bluffton, SC. 12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Slightly hazy amber body with bit of orange tint. One-finger white head that leaves solid lacing.

Relatively weak aroma. A bit of grapefruit citrus and light caramel malt.

The flavor is a bit better than the aroma and has solid citrus and pine notes. Good balance of caramel malt make for a solid east coast IPA.

Medium texture in the mouthfeel and very drinkable. Solid IPA overall.

03-07-2013 02:50:14 | More by FanofHefe
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JLapadura

New York

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

02-23-2013 01:54:05 | More by JLapadura
Mystic Bridge IPA from Cottrell Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.