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Rochester Mills Cornerstone IPA | Rochester Mills Beer Co.

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Rochester Mills Cornerstone IPARochester Mills Cornerstone IPA
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3.59/5
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Rochester Mills Cornerstone IPARochester Mills Cornerstone IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rochester Mills Beer Co.
Michigan, United States
rochestermillsbeerco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mjohn27603 on 11-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,312
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
156
pDev:
14.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Rochester Mills Cornerstone IPA.

Been a few days since my last round of reviews so I figured it was time for some new ones. Luckily there were just enough new single bottles at my local shop for a fresh mix a six of some rather interesting sounding beers. Believe I've only had one beer outta these guys and it wasn't too impressive but it wasn't bad either. Expectations are moderate for this one. Let's drink it up.

Look - From the sixteen ounce can hard poured into a Maumee Bay pint glass. This brew comes out pretty proper with a nice deep copper Californian sunset fiasco going on. Clarity is only moderate but the carbonation can be easily read and appears to be low. Head amounts to a finger and a half of thick, pillowy froth that starts leaving immediate craters and mountain ranges amongst the top of the swill. Remaining lacing and stick is moderate.

Smell - Mildly spicy hop profile which dominates the majority of the scent. Some obvious lemon as the beer warms up a bit. Bits of a soap like quality which can be expected in some IPA beers. NOT a huge nose but pleasant enough to intrigue you into a sip. Almost a faint amount of pepper as well.

Taste - It follows the nose to completion. The hops do turn up their spiciness but it isn't hot in a capsaicin kind of way. Bits and pieces of lemon rind and a touch soapy. Mild showing of the alcohol as well which is surprising given the fact it's only 7%. No discernable fruity flavors aside from the lemon. Touches of black pepper as the beer warms up.

Feel - The body is fuller than I had anticipated. Sits a very sticky moderate with an exceptionally low level of carbonation. Flavors remain much the same as it lingers around the mouth. Swallows a touch bitter with a small amount of heat from the alcohol. Syrupy almost.

Overall - While this wasn't a mind blower I do think it is worth checking out at least once. The flavors are pretty unique albeit not very large. Perfect amount of alcohol for an IPA in my opinion. Wouldn't have a problem throwing back six of these.

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Not very hoppy. Overall decent.

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Rochester Mills Cornerstone IPA from Rochester Mills Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 156 ratings
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