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RATINGS: 61   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10080) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (7243) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Draft. Orange malt and orange peel aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet tangerine malt and moderately bitter orange peel flavor. Good - standard IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (6087) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Jungle Jim’s) Fairfield, OH.
Clear amber colour with a small white head. Quite fresh hoppy aroma with pine, spruce and mild dry bitterness. Sweet fruity hops, sweet malt and mild bitterness in the flavour. Very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (5972) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Bottle shared by someone at the September 2010 Metro Detroit tasting. Poured a clear amber with an off-white head that dissipated slowly to the edges. Aroma was had a slight pine note with sweet bread and cereal. The pine came out more in the flavor with sweet bread and cereal backing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (5869) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5489) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Bottle. Pours a quiet true amber color with a quick uprising of foam that then dwindles away. There’s a light malty aroma with a hint of spruce. This drinks with a decent woody hoppiness and a balanced backdrop. So far the better Moerlein option among the sampler pack I bought. (#3969, 8/22/2010)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5196) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Chattanooga, Tn. - Riverside Wine & Spirits - 12 oz bottle. Dark orange pour, nice off-white head. Solid, patented spruce aroma. Nice bitter grapefruit notes with just a bit of caramel to balance it out, but tends to be a bit one dimensional. Slightly stinging mouthfeel. Overall decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (5025) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2011
Draft at sausagefest 2011. Orange color, off white head. Drinkable. Lightly pine, some citrus. Refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (4903) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 21, 2011
Clear orangey copper, nice white head. Nice aroma - grapefruit, fresh mown grass or hay. Some biscuity notes, too. Clean and crisp, and a little lighter bodied. Some grassy, lightly floral hop notes and a caramelly, toasty finish. Simple, but tasty.


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