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


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This dark ale pays homage to the American Brown Ale style, presenting dark with a deep sherry-red hue. The palate has caramel and chocolate and a lightly roasted finish. Hop bitterness and aromatic character are balanced and pleasantly textured.

ComradeK's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ComradeK (1052) - The Vale of Dundas, - SEP 11, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours a deep ruby chestnut, with a smallish off-white head, which does not last too well, but does leave very good lacing. Leafy, herbal hops, Turkish coffee, dark chocolate and some floral notes make up the aroma. Floral and herbal hops up front lead into dark chocolate and thick Turkish coffee. There is a kick of resin hops and espresso in the finish, which leaves a lingering rich and dark aftertaste. This is a very good brown ale indeed, with just the right balance of hops and malty sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dervock (505) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle - Pours deep deep ruby with an off white head. Roasty toasty malt, a touch of leather and perhaps a hint of cherries. Very smooth, really well balanced, slight sweetness upfront then a gradual dry roast malt bitterness with a hoppy note in there too. Only thing against it is it might be a bit thin, but still very very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2014
Fruity and hoppy aroma. Dark nearly black colour with good head. Very nice coffe and chocolate flavor up front with a nice finish. Medium body with good warmth and low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StevieT (737) - AUSTRALIA - APR 25, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a very dark brown, thin off white head, mild coffee aroma and rich chocolate flavours. Good stuff, very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bathory (458) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2014
Pours a deep brown colour, with a nice big head that stays quite a while. Lot of roasted malts in the aroma, togwther with dark chocolate and light touches of toffee. Flavour is spruce, coffee, light smokey touches and a earthy feel. A tad watery mouthfeel, soft carbonation and a rather light body. An okey beer, minus on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear brown - offwhite head. Roasted, nutty, dryness, roasted ,charcoal notes, some bitterness, breadish, light choolate notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALLOVATE (2469) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2013
Ruby hued cola brown in colour, shimmering in the lights. Low, wafer thin off-white pad persists. Smoky, roasted grain, timber and dusty, barnyard notes are prominent on the nose, as some burnt coffee beans and a hint of nettles. All the hallmarks of a classic Schwarzbier on display here. Rich, burnt malts, bitter roasted coffee bean and dark chocolate, biscuity Munich malts, a light scattering of earthy hops that last long into the finish. Well rounded, mouthfilling flavour. The body little more than light but its presence is that of something bigger. I really enjoyed this one. Could be a new choice for session beer if it was more readily available. Delicious! (33cL, BB 17/04/14 Liquor Baron’s Ocean Reef)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pinball (10927) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2013
clear dark brown, small brown head. malty aroma, roasted malty, mild. flavor is caramel, coffee, chocolate, bitter toffee. very special, but i don’t like bitter toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Clear red-brown coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and dark chocolate with notes of hay. Fruity flavour of caramel and dark chocolate with notes of hay and chalk. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10458) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2013
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Dense beige head. Aroma. Caramel, light roast, sweetnesss, ligth chocolate. Flavour. Chocolate, caramel, sweetness, light herbs. Medium bodied. Ends light bitter with a sweet touch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29848) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2013
Bottled. A hazy brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of phenols, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and straw, leading to a bitter finish.

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