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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.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrenzweiler (30) - burlington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 12, 2013
This is a good beer but just an average IPA. Almost taste a hint of chocolate and not a fan. Will drink again tho


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7555) - 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.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
LeifVinter (4) - - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
Aroma is bland. Hop blend seems "muddy", and it's very overpowering. Leaves a chalky/pine feel in your mouth. Have a glass of water with it. Or maybe don't have the beer at all.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
50belair (2219) - Florida, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle. Clear burnt orange pour with an off white head. Bland hop aromas and nondescript hop bitterness. Slight pine tang in the finish. Decent balance and body. Below average mouthfeel..

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (6686) - Tampere, 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (1800) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2013
12 oz bottle from 12-pack sampler case purchased in Ohio. Served in a Sam Adams glass. A: Orange-amber in color with a large, frothy off-white head. Superior lacing and retention. S: Sweet with citrus and floral notes, and a bready malt base. T: More fruity and appealing than the aroma. Mildly bitter hop finish. M: Good medium body and medium+ carbonation. Near creamy smooth.. O: A mild IPA. More like a pale ale in terms of hops load and bitterness, and perhaps a bit light even then, but tasty and highly drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3006) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

6/03/2010: Christian Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA... Aroma: Bright citrus peel hops; some general beer-yness; toffee malts. Appearance: Orange color with a slight chill haze; large, foamy, ivory-colored head; puffy lacing; medium level of carbonation. Flavor: High bitterness right off the bat; citrus peel and leafy hops; watery and grainy in the middle; slightly metallic finish; become more oily once is breathes. Palate: Medium-light to medium body; lots of carbonation. Overall: Refreshing; a beer doesn’t need to be completely balanced, but something additional is needed on the malt side of this beer; the bitterness level is nice and quite large; needs some additional body without adding sweetness...

12 fl. oz. bottle shared by Tmoney99. Thanks Tom! Rating #56 for this beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5472) - 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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (3755) - - MAY 13, 2013
bottle. clear orange with small head. fresh, lemony citrus aroma with crystal malts. bitter, citrusy(lemon, orange) hop flavors. light bodied ipa.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3440) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma of caramel malt, tropical fruits. Flavor of tropical fruits, floral hops, and light bready malt in the finish. Some bitterness in the finish too. A fruity IPA, reminds me of the Mikkeller hop series. 8/4/8/4/15 (3.9/5)

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Denverdiv (30) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Pours amber with copper tint. Minimal head. Little to no hop bite, incorrect pallet for an IPA, tastes more like a lager with grass notes. -To IPA is to be.


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