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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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You’ve made a discovery--a well-hopped IPA inspired by the revolutionaries of Cincinnati’s Northern Liberties. North of Liberty St. and beyond the reach of municipal law, the area was known for tolerance of beliefs and behaviors, which were shunned in Cincinnati proper prior to 1849. Moerlein Northern Liberties draws inspiration from these free-spirits with this hoppy, well-balanced, copper IPA in pursuit of Life, Liberty, and Hoppiness.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackflag321 (505) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Bottle pour into shaker. Dark, hazy amber. Not real hoppy, but has a nice malt touch; bitter aftertaste. Overall a nice IPA, but I didnt take away anything to distinguish if from the many other nice IPAs.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
clubber (4) - Milford, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2012 does not count
The Cincy version of Bell’s two Heated Ale. It is a bouquet of floral citrus and grapefruit aroma and flavor. It has a nice malt backbone for balance as well. A fine beer and a worthy entry into the moerlein family.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sheerbrewing (117) - Athens-Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2012
Aroma- very hop focused that is citrus and fruity american hop not very much malt comes through at all. Appearance- pours a clear medium amber, kind of like a reddish gold, with a white foamy head and lots of nice Flavor-Hops, american hops, citrusy like the aroma but the malt comes through once the bitterness coats the mouth. Balanced pretty well but definitely hop heavy Mouthfeel- smooth with lots of little bubbles rushing over the tongue, feel like there is a liitle yeast ester or astringency, may be the hops still. Not a huge body but good for the style overall impression- I like this drinkable IPA, and I’m trying not to be biased about local ohio craft brew but I do like this although it is not even close to my favorite for this style, the hop mixture left me wanting

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrohia (146) - - MAY 29, 2012
Taste of Cincinnati. Good and smooth, yet crisp, taste. Refreshing for an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 20, 2012
On tap at Moerlin Brewpub. Cloudy amber with a lace making off-white head. Aroma of floral and grassy hops and some caramel. Taste of floral and grassy hops as well with sweet malt, caramel and a moderate bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (8675) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 11, 2012
This brew is a slightly cloudy amber color with a medium off-white head that dissipates slowly. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Citrus, hops and malt in the nose. Medium body with a moderately bitter hops character and notes of fruit and sweet malt in the background. The finish is short and hoppy. Slightly above average overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3554) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2012
On tap at the lager house. Hazy orange color with a thin sticky off white head. Grassy hop nose. Flavor of bitter orange, grapefruit rind, and grass. Some bready malts but mostly hops. Not your usually pnw ipa, but still pretty tastey.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - APR 11, 2012
Clear, light yet bright orange color with pillowy white head. Herbaceous and floral hops with a slight basement feel on the nose. Bold palate that has a lingering bitter finish. Slight hints of minerality throughout the palate as well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3801) - Everett, Washington, USA - APR 9, 2012
Somewhat mild for an IPA, I like this one. A good amber color with minimal head, it goes down very smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2348) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 1, 2012
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma is of pine and floral hops. Taste is bitter hops and a touch of sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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