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

MechaMecha
BA SCORE
77.8%
Liked This Beer
3.85 w/ 351 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:
#10,337
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
351
Liked:
273
Avg:
3.85/5
pDev:
12.21%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
62
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 351 |  Reviews: 37
Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wtkphoto
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CampusCrew
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lare453
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerSamurai34
3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This one was alright but not great. The nose was pretty floral and nice but the taste just wasn’t very balanced.

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Photo of krubs
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcsbeer
3.43/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sdeese21
4.12/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of DuffDaddy
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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Photo of jshusc
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mothman
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tjsmith910
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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Photo of JGlitz87
3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Alextravis845
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best ipa I've had in the south so far..

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Photo of Jfishe13313
3.56/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lukebell15
3.45/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of senglish7
3.4/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: pours a cloudy orange with a nice head that leaves good lacing. good retention.

S: soft citrus hops with more malt than I expected for a double ipa

T: taste good. citrusy hops. orange, pine with a malt backbone to balance. piney hops linger on the palate.

M: crisp, good carbonation.

O: i was hoping for a bit better, but certainly not a bad beer.

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Photo of DrChadly
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
3.49/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Notacraftdrinker
4.12/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeremy3311
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PretzelCity
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Mecha from New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)
Beer rating: 77.8% out of 100 with 351 ratings
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