Mecha | New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)

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BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
358 Ratings
MechaMecha
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
Louisiana, United States
nolabrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
For some people, hops belong on the basketball court and IBUs should run like shoe sizes. This beer is not for those people. This one’s for the hop hungry. This is our monster, hoppy and heady. Formerly known as Mecha Hopzilla, this is an American Imperial IPA with a unique combination of four different hops and a half-pound-per-barrel, dry-hop process resulting in a powerful flavor that’s not for the faint of heart.

81 IBUs

Added by EgadBananas on 09-22-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,500
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
358
pDev:
12.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
64
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 358 |  Reviews: 39
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1/5  rDev -74%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

2015 Owen's Fest pre-SPD beer-tastin'. Pint can from Beard...

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1.14/5  rDev -70.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Brutally terrible. The yeast must have turned because it's not even drinkable. Bought at Orlando ABC near Corrine. Dumped the last three from the 4. I cannot even describe the taste but it was not what they were shooting for.

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1.25/5  rDev -67.5%

Worst DIPA ive ever had!!!!!!! Thats why Indiana's 100th ranked beer is as high as Louisiana #1. With that said everything from Great Raft Brewing in Shreveport destroys this beer!

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1.36/5  rDev -64.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

just plain terrible in my opinion.

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2/5  rDev -48.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.6%

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2.63/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3.11/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.11/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KVNBGRY
3.13/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.19/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of rudzud
3.33/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Received this as an extra in a trade. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a crystal clear golden hue with a nice one finger off white head that leaves some sticky lacing and a thin blanket.

S - Ah, the aroma of not fresh DIPA! Heh, spoiled by the fresh DIPAs, this smells like, when fresh, it was excellent. Now though, now it is mostly sweet malts. Flashes of the hops that once were, centennial and citra mostly, Sweet grapefruit, bready crackers.

T - Ah, darn. Super, super sweet malts and very generic bitter finish. Light grapefruit. Again, flashes of what it deliciousness once was. The flashes of what it once were though come through though, which is why I have to give it a 3 and not a 2.5 or so.

M - Mouthfeel is on par for the style. Alcohol hidden nicely.

O - Overall, this beer at one point was probably quite delicious. Now though, its a malt bomb. Unfortunate.

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3.36/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Drinkin this after a long day at work

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3.37/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Mecha from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 358 ratings