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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Youíve made a discovery--a well-hopped IPA inspired by the revolutionaries of Cincinnatiís 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 12, 2010
Pours bright golden with a well maintained wispy off-white head. Notes of light pine and hop resin, biscuit, toasted bread. medium bodied and lightly resinous with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11470) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 2, 2010
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with a large frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bitter flavor with a moderate bitter finish of medium duration. Very good brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rynoplasty (700) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 1, 2010
Pours a light slightly hazy amber with a big off white head. Aroma is citrusy fruity hops. Flavor is grapefruit with a nice lasting bitterness and nice biscuity malt backbone. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lyncham (251) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2010
not balanced. Light malt. Light color. Hops are not up to an ipa. Needs refinement.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
garrison (792) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2010
From a six pack of twelve ounce bottles purchased at "Kellerís IGA" - Okee-dokee, this is a good copy of Mid-California hops heavy IPA, but thereís no shame in that... I just wish my friend Greg Hardman (the capo de capo of Moerlein) wouldíve been a bit more individualistic with this brew. Still, itís tasty enough... but itís no O.T.R.!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (7107) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 26, 2010
UPDATED: APR 1, 2014 Draft at The Lager House. Pours a clear gold with a white head that leaves a lot of lace spots. Aroma of leafy and grassy and citrusy hops, pale and caramel malts, sweat, and straw. Flavor of grapefruit and lemon citrus, grass, florals, and sweet malts. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a bitter mouthfeel. Good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
matthewjk (958) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 12, 2010
About $8 / sixer - Northern Liberties is not a bad IPA, but doesnít have the smoothness and polish of a top-notch IPA. Quite hoppy, as advertised, but a bit acerbic and medicinal on the tongue. Straight forward brew that is not bad.

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