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RATINGS: 876   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Eye of the Hawk is an excellent, strong, rich bodied ale that is "Bottle Conditioned" to perfection. "Eye" is coppery reddish-amber in color and its unique taste is the result of a judicious mix of caramel and pale malted barley, balanced with Cluster, Cascade and Saaz hops. This gives the Eye its luxurious flavor, substantial mouth-feel and that slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
ronaldtheriot (1784) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Mendocino Eye of the Hawk has a thin, cream-colored head, a murky, copper appearance, strong bubble streams, and very little lacing left behind. The aroma is of pungent, rich, sweet, spiced bread, and dark bread crust. Taste is of sugar, caramel, dark bread crust, light fruits (dates or figs), some bitterness, and noticeable alcohol. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and Mendocino Eye of the Hawk finishes wet, sweet, and heavy. RJT

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (9007) - Ohio, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle at home from backlog notes. Pours a slightly hazy orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor are heavy on the sweet malts, cookies, some light floral and earthy hops but not enough to balance the sweetness. Would not have guessed 8% due to the sweetness and thin body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2647) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 5, 2014
A pretty tasty beverage. Pours a hazy orange with sediment. Aromas are fruit and wet dog. Flavors are smooth for the high abv. Fruity and a bit hoppy. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewGoblin (632) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUN 3, 2014
Taste-ickles. Another "select" ale from Mendocino and a good one at that. Burnt Werther’s colour with an off white head. Big vanilla cookie, biscuit, brown sugar malt snooching up the nose as well as some light warming booze and background citrus. Very enjoyabeer, good price and nice meaty texture considering she ain’t that dark.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mysoulishome (2) - Tehachapi, California, USA - APR 30, 2014 does not count
Love the texture and rich caramel and hoppy flavor. Smooth taste but it has a mouth feel that gives you something to chew on. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4587) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
12 oz bottle. Cloudy amber with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of sweet sticky toffee and caramel, cookie dough, notes of bread dough and pie crust as well. Taste is of malt, light earthy notes (woody shrubs and dirt), caramel and herbal hop notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
travita (4847) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle. The look is a slight haze, off white colored head also lacing, and amber in color. The smell is caramel, hops, malts, sweet, and pine. The taste is sweet, very caramel, cardboard, malts, and grass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Madsen1635 (642) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber pour with white head. Aroma dominated by yeasty notes. Flat taste. Low carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
olsvammel (5976) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle from a bottle shop in Copenhagen. Sweet and malty smell with caramel. Metallic taste with caramel. Harsh mouthfeel. No this wasn’t for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajnepple (5068) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2014
12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discount. Pretty bland aroma and flavor, alcohol, fruit, sweet malts, bread and toffee. Kind of messy and unenjoyable.

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