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Brewed by Moa Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Blenheim, New Zealand

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Moa Methode is bottle fermented and conditioned to give a natural, more consistent carbonation and flavour. Due to the natural brewing process of Methode Moa, a light, beneficial sediment will remain. This sediment protects the beer from premature aging and leaves full, slightly spicy characters on the palate.

Tasting Notes
Moa Methode is a German style pilsner with a high bitterness balanced with a relatively full mouth feel. Citrus hop characters dominate aroma with the presence of fresh bread yeast notes. It can either be poured carefully off the lees or alternatively with the lees mixed in if a strong yeast character is desired. Moa Methode is a complex pilsner best served in a pilsner glass at approximately 6˚C to maximise aromatic release.

Awards
Gold - Asia Beer Awards
Bronze – Australian Intl. Beer Awards
Bronze – Brew NZ Awards


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
travita (3954) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2010
Bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. The smell is light, floral, fruits, and hops. The look is clear, golden in color, and has a light white head. The taste is sweet, malts, fruits, and light.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mar (4843) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2010
bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. pale yellow. apples, yeast and more apples. thin palate, flavor is apple, yeast and dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29287) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 26, 2010
Bottled. A slightly hazy golden beer with a huge lazing white head. The aroma has notes of yeast, lemonpeal, and a bit of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemonpeal, coriander, yeast, fruit, minerals, and malt, leading to a bitter finish where the lemony note ligners.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2010
bottle thanks to bhensonb. poured yellow with a white head. aroma was lemon and skunk. flavor was......well i have no idea, but it wasnt very good. light body with high carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AmEricanbrew (5840) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 22, 2010
Courtesy of ericandersnavy. Clear light yellow color/ white head. Grassy, skunked aromas. Light bodied. lightly sweet honey malt flavors with some spicy hops.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
thirdeye11 (5544) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2010
(12.7oz thanks to ericandersnavy) clear pale yel, lasting bubbles. Nose of corn, butter and apple. Taste of metal, cardboard. Not good. I seem to disagree with others though.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernbourbon (1300) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - APR 16, 2010
Green bottle. Pour is a cloudy deep yellow with a medium white head. Aroma is mostly malty with a hint of floral hop and light grass. Flavor is also mostly malty but quite smooth. Light green bottle flavor along with light floral and grass notes. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 9, 2010
Green bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. Pours with a white head and golden body. Aroma of apple, honey and grain. Taste is watery, plastic, styrofoam. Light bubbles. Blah.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bvc (1158) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2010
375ml capped. Pours a hazy straw golden with a huge white head. Lightly sweet crisp grassiness, light pils malt...refreshing smelling. Good carb and a touch of ’chewy-ness’ to it. The noble hops are nice, still pretty crisp, digging the slight unfiltering here. Not sure how old this is, but i’m liking it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Nose is grassy and lemony with light skunky notes, and a little bread. Pale hazy golden yellow fizzy soapy frothy head. Clean grassy flavors, hints of sweetness, a little dusty. Lively carb, almost belgian in a sense. Nice pils with a touch of dryness and sharp pepper in finish.


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