Mystic Bridge IPA | Cottrell Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
82
good
280 Ratings
Mystic Bridge IPAMystic Bridge IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cottrell Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
cottrellbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A mild earthy IPA with hints of citrus–a great example of a year ‘round New England IPA. Take the leap with this local favorite. Enjoy with your favorite meal or just on its own.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-19-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
280
Reviews:
95
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
14.4%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
32
For Trade:
0
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1.25/5  rDev -65.4%

Photo of Wnbafan
1.7/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

This is by far THE worst beer I've ever had. I is bitter and skunky. It will ruin what ever you drink it with, and don't even think about drinking it by itself. You need something to help cover up the skunkiness! Their regular white label beer is ok, but this is horrendous! A total waste of money!

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2/5  rDev -44.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

Photo of BeerNinja007
2.81/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Twelve oz single from Harvest Fine Wine in West Hartford CT for $1.58, best by Dec. Cold in a chilled pint glass.

Foggy copper brew with an inch of eggshell foam that condenses slowly. Smells semi-sweet with some diacetyl; hops are present but detected only by the dry feel to the smell rather than by aroma. Taste leads with a good hoppy bite of grapefruit rind contaminated by diacetyl. The feel is mostly dry with zesty carbonation and moderate alcohol burn. Finishes with lingering hop/diacetyl chimera and a little candy sweetness that comes out after the carbo is gone, kinda like lightly buttered lemon Pez.

Meh.

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2.84/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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2.86/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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2.88/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-Pours an almost transparent,rusty amber with a quickly dissipating 1 1/2 inch cap that reduced down to a thin ring and left weak,spotty lacing on the glass.

S-Brown bread,tired hops,some toffee,stale citrus and brown sugar.

T-This beer comes across more English than American.There is a tinny,minerally quality to it with the flavors of stale bread,caramel,some slight citric hops and a tannic,wet tea leaf finish.

M-Light to medium bodied with decent carbonation but no real standout flavors for it to push forth. Slight hop bitterness was mild and fleeting.

O-Average.That pretty much sums it up.At it's best,this beer is average.

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Mystic Bridge IPA from Cottrell Brewing Co.
3.61 out of 5 based on 280 ratings.
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