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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

215 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 215
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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JLapadura

New York

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

02-23-2013 01:54:05 | More by JLapadura
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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

02-08-2013 03:21:07 | More by DCav
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JonIrabagon

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

01-31-2013 23:12:39 | More by JonIrabagon
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HevvyMetalHippie

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.5%

01-29-2013 20:05:37 | More by HevvyMetalHippie
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NeoZaZ

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

01-28-2013 02:18:01 | More by NeoZaZ
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.5%

01-23-2013 07:33:37 | More by Blaze5445
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TeeJay

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +14%

01-21-2013 23:31:25 | More by TeeJay
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

01-18-2013 02:58:44 | More by sanitarium16
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

01-06-2013 01:09:32 | More by kaelingirl
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CampusCrew

Florida

3.93/5  rDev +12%

Got this as a gift... and i think its pretty solid ipa... love the dark rich amber body. Really comes out with lovely malt flavors. Not west coast by any means. Like a hoppy amber ale, citrus and caramel. Very balanced. Nice head retention and good carbonation. Would drink this like crazy if i was a local. Nice overall beer

01-05-2013 21:20:11 | More by CampusCrew
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ferrari29

Illinois

4/5  rDev +14%

12-28-2012 01:11:02 | More by ferrari29
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shigg85

Japan

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

12-23-2012 23:28:08 | More by shigg85
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RandyKemka

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

12-09-2012 14:23:59 | More by RandyKemka
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

11-29-2012 22:49:37 | More by Proclarush
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axeman9182

New Jersey

3.93/5  rDev +12%

On tap at Standings NYC and served in a Stoudt's pint glass.

It's hard to judge the exact color of Mystic Bridge IPA due to the dim lighting in the bar, but it appears to be a fairly clear burnt orange. About a finger of bone colored foam crowns the beer and holds on for a little bit before cleanly falling away. The nose is nice, lots of grapefruit and tangerine peel, balanced by just a faint aroma of caramel. The malt profile manages to become more complex, while staying firmly in the background on my palate. It's more bready here, but a touch of caramel is still appreciable. The bitterness that comes through next is sharp, almost as intense as I'd find in man imperial versions of the style. That makes it all the more disappointing when the hoppy finish is a little bit mild. I do appreciate tangerine joining the standard grapefruit note, but it isn't as lively as it should be. The body is well on the dry side of things, but the carbonation is a bit dull. Seeing Mystic Bridge IPA on tap was the first I had heard of Cottrell Brewing , consider it a solid first impression.

11-21-2012 00:35:38 | More by axeman9182
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slim2043

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -14.5%

11-17-2012 15:45:28 | More by slim2043
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sneaks2210

New York

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

11-14-2012 22:13:44 | More by sneaks2210
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

11-12-2012 23:09:23 | More by IPAchris
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -35.9%

11-12-2012 02:46:27 | More by TheBigBoy
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avalon07

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +14%

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had an amber color and a hazy consistency. Some light sediment. There was an inch of foamy, long-lasting head. Excellent lacing.

S: A good aroma of hops, citrus, and a bit of malt.

T: Tasted of hops, first and foremost, along with a hint of citrus, a light malty quality, and an earthiness in the finish. Much hoppier - and less sweet - than a lot of American IPAs, but very balanced and tasty.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a dry finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is one of those solid, straightforward beers. Drinkable and well done.

10-16-2012 22:35:36 | More by avalon07
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Mcooly

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

10-08-2012 03:12:51 | More by Mcooly
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JCHeff1979

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

10-07-2012 16:18:28 | More by JCHeff1979
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

09-18-2012 01:41:33 | More by t0rin0
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14%

09-10-2012 16:19:25 | More by PaBeerLover
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briandaube

Delaware

4/5  rDev +14%

09-09-2012 18:18:07 | More by briandaube
Mystic Bridge IPA from Cottrell Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.