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Brewed by Moo Brew (Moorilla Estate)
Style: Belgian Ale
Berriedale, Tas, Australia

bottled
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This is a light Belgian Pale ale with a seamless blend of yeast and hop aroma, such that you can’t tell where one ends and the other starts. The palate is dry and slightly tart, with a moderate Belgian texture.


buzz_and_hum's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
buzz_and_hum (153) - Wellington, - FEB 24, 2013
Copperish have, thin oily head. Lots of yeast, banana and clove on the nose. Smoothly bitter in the mouth, a bit of funk, a bit of spicy hops. Quite nice; a light dubbel, or a slightly funky APA. Nicely done.


2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2281) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 11, 2014
Whispily yeasted in appearance with a single stream of fine carbonation coming to atmosphere. The body a pastel orange in colour. Holds aloft a tidy, tight layer of white that manages minimal lacing. Little bit too much eggy fart on the nose linked with hints of pear drops, cloves and Band-aid like phenols, haybales, apple pulp and scented talcum powder. Dusty malt starts it off on the palate. Carbonation is high but fades towards the swallow. Medium light bodied with a dry finish. Low bitterness, grassy, light hop length with a hint of orange and lime peel. A touch of pear drop candy and lychee in late. Bottled it didn’t exactly rise my spirit, but I think this would be a gem brewery fresh on draught. Unsteady nose, average beer, but overall an easy drinking number. (33cL, BB 02/04/14, Liquor Baron’s Ocean Reef)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18944) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 8, 2014
Bottled, from Slowbeer, Melbourne, Victoria. Clear bronze colour, small head. Marzipan and spicy hops up front. Dry with light-medium body and clean, crisp mouthfeel. Buttercookies, spicy hops. Marked bitter finidh. Nicely drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (437) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - DEC 28, 2013
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a clear orange-amber with a pillowy white head and light carbonation. Aromas of orange zest, lemon, hay and coriander. Taste is lighter than the nose would suggest but there’s sweet malt at first followed by a burst of orange zest bitterness. Creamy palate. Slightly sweet finish with a gently fruity aftertaste. Subdued, but not bad at all.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
M_Sack (275) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2013
Tap @ royal albert. Hazy gold/orange with small, quickly dissipating head. Citrus (predominately lemon) and baked biscuit aromas. I didn't pick up any Belgian styled yeast but perhaps it was served slightly too cold. Lots of lemon, a touch of orange and just a hint of bread. A rather hollow and simplistic version but enjoyable as a bit of a quaffer at the pub.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7415) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2013
Bottled, stubbie shared on two, during the brewery tour at Moorilla Estate Brewery, Winery, and Gallery, Hobart, on August 9, 2013.
Clear copper color, off-white head. Sweet, malty, light acidic, fruity scent. Sweet, spicy, hoppy, light acidic taste. Spicy aftertaste. Medium to smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mattyhennessy (178) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - AUG 5, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours an amber golden colour with a foamy white head. Strong flavour despite the low abv. Stone fruit, banana and yeasty flavours are predominant. Low carbonation. Needs some more finishing hops to add a lingering flavour

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stew41 (1662) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - JUN 23, 2013
Another good local interpretation. Nice mild cooked fruit malt action and a touch of spice. Does finish lighter than I might have expected.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sevenlee (1194) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUN 12, 2013
Pours a clear amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, cloves, some fruit and some hops. Taste is light to medium sweet leading to a light yeasty finish. Decent.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rangi (508) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 22, 2013
Nice Refreshing beer. Slight tang from the hops and yeast combining nicely. Bitter with slight banana flavour. Subtle but enjoyable and interesting.


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