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Blue Heron Pale Ale | Mendocino Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company
United States
mendobrew.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-22-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,579
Reviews:
295
Ratings:
521
pDev:
13.86%
Bros Score:
3.91
 
 
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Golden straw. Slightly hazy. Good Carbonation. Rocky, off-white head. Nice lacing on the glass.

Smell: Malt with some esters. Also, a little citrus.

Taste: A little sour with some bitterness on the finish. Muted. No flavor really stands out.

Mouthfeel: Lighter than what I would expect from a Pale Ale. Dry finish.

Overall: I'm a little disappointed in this one. I love a good Pale Ale, but this one really doesn't do anything for me. It's possible this one has been on the shelf a little too long. With no date on the bottle I can't be sure if this is what was intended by the brewer, or if time has had its way with this beer.

12 oz bottle
NO DATE ON THE BOTTLE
Served in a Mug

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Blue Heron Pale Ale from Mendocino Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 521 ratings
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