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Twisted Meniscus IPA - McKenzie Brewing Company

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Twisted Meniscus IPA
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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McKenzie Brewing Company
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Redrover on 05-19-2011)
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Ratings: 9 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ccrida:
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ccrida

Oregon

3.13/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance is auburn with an off-white head leaving light, sticky lace.

Smell is sugary sweet, orange and tobacco, really leafy, off-putting.

Taste is heavily candied citrus hops, orange marmalade, the malt sugars really amplify it. Modest bitterness. Not as leafy as the taste, but still to raw.

Mouthfeel is oily, medium light bodied.

Drinkability isn't too high, the, flavor profile just isn't working for me.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 05:53:25 | More by ccrida
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Reidrover

Oregon

4.21/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bought at JCs Thriftway in Newport OR. $4.99. Under the name of McKenzie Brewing. Pours a slightly darker burnt orange than the usual IPA, with a nice sized,creamy,frothy off white head. Woah great aroma to this one! Great wafts of herbal,floral hops with equally appealing honey caramel malts..really like this! Taste is nice too but quite balanced between the honey malts and hops..very pleasant drinking. Good mouth feel its lowish carbonation and smooth on the tongue. Did not think this would amount to much but this is a really nice PNW style IPA

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2014 04:22:05 | More by Reidrover
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

3.1/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served on tap into a shaker glass.

A- Poured a clear dark orange color with white fluffy head that left webbed lacing.

S- Very light aroma of mild fruity fruity notes and soapy.

T- Dominant flavors are soapy and indistinct fruity notes, light citrus hop notes, and moderate bitterness.

M- Some warming, medium body, pretty dry, and prickly carbonation.

O- A pretty average to mediocre IPA that is overly malty.

Serving type: on-tap

04-23-2014 05:18:33 | More by Hoptometrist
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comrade_tony

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

11-30-2013 01:21:45 | More by comrade_tony
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

05-10-2013 23:29:49 | More by LXIXME
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chugamugofsud

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-21-2013 21:49:37 | More by chugamugofsud
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-01-2012 05:22:04 | More by johnnyboy76
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dgilks

Australia

3.1/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Cloudy dark amber colour with a creamy off-white head. Fair head retention.

Light piney hop aroma with a touch of earthy character. Mild but noticeable caramel malts.

Slightly syrupy malt with a piney hop kick. A bit muddy and unfocussed.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. A little syrupy.

Not bad but there's too much maltiness for the hop character.

Serving type: on-tap

08-18-2011 12:18:57 | More by dgilks
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Redrover

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was one of three seasonal offerings. It was served in a standard pint. The beer is a hazy burnt orange with a thick cream colored head.

Sweet hops in the nose. 7 varieties of hops add some pine, tangerine and grapefruit.

The beer is hop forward but is balanced by a decent malt bill. I see they use honey and caramel malts and these add balance and caramel undertones. More juicy hops at mid-glass, but the beer never loses its malt core.

It has a slick, oily mouth. It is a tongue coater. In case you can't tell, I really liked this one. Could have been gimmicky with 7 hop varieties, but the brewer has pulled off an enjoyable beer.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2011 16:10:37 | More by Redrover
Twisted Meniscus IPA from McKenzie Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.