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Moon Dog Perverse Sexual Amalgam

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Brewed by Moon Dog Craft Brewery
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Abbotsford, Australia
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (3637) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - AUG 6, 2016
This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a black color with a quickly dissipating white to off white foamy head quickly dissipating into barely anything. The smell starts off with a sweet to sour cherries, subtle plums and then some dried milk chocolate. The flavor brings all previously mentioned flavors together with a sweet dry sour aftertaste and smooth sour finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a sticky sour to sweet feel hitting my tongue. Overall, different for an American Wild ale with the chocolate in it. I think I could come back to this.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
theswiftsa (65) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2016
Pours a deep black with a thin offwhite head. Nose is tart cherries and black currents with a whiff of yoghurt. Taste is quite tart upfront with cherry notes and dark toasted Malts coming through before a sharp sour finish. Mouth feel quite thin with low carbonation. Solid beer but not amazing.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dervock (940) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle- Pour brown with a reddish tinge. Aroma has a lot going on frut, oak, mild tart. Taste is fruity iff the bat cherry up front then more berries into the finish. Smooth palate.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maris (1367) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2016
From a 330ml bottle on 15/5/2016 (shared by Butz with thanks). Pours a dark, dark red/brown with a smallish head. Has a quite a tart cherry aroma. Flavour wise, thereís lots of cherry, with lots of sour notes, with a good dash of oak. Medium bodied with modest carbonation. Itís rare that a sour beer thrills me, and this one doesnít. Doesnít really work for me on any level.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Muggus69 (2047) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - APR 23, 2016
330mL bottle from Slowbeer. Very deep slightly ruby coloured thing, off-white ring persists. Vinous nose - black fruits - blackcurrant, black plum skin, prune, blueberry; somewhat Malbec-like. Touch of funky yoghurt & horse as it warms. Dry sort of a body, once again vinous, mild acidity, slightly acetic, slightly tannic, slightly ropey, slightly carbonated. A curious amalgam of flavours on the body - black plum skin, charred wood, black pepper, natural yoghurt, balsamic, horse blanket, nuts & toast, blackberry, leafy ropey Pedio character lingers with some coarse tannin. Was actually expecting something a bit more sour - considering its constituents - but itís quite well balanced yet funky as hell.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (617) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Black with brown tinge, no head or lacing. Complex aromas of lemon juice, Brett, oak, roasted malts and a touch of coffee. Medium level of lemon juice sourness, Brett, oak, leading to some cherry sweetness, a relatively light middle and a roasted malt and coffee tinged finish. Best cold as it becomes a bit boozy when it comes to room temp. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ANZUShophunter (275) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2015
From bottle, pours red, funky in both aroma and taste and has a lot going on. A bit of cherry in there with the tartness and wine-like qualities. I bought this out of interest after reading one of the funniest commercial descriptions Iíve read for any product. Itís too bad this is no longer listed here. Fears of a primate uprising?

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omega (886) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 24, 2014
Pungent and black as night on the pour. Cherries do come through, but alas not so much to dissuade a rooster with boobs.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hop_Hedonist (462) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 6, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2016 August 20 2016 - not as complex as recent versions - has a chocolate edge - muted plum sourness - tasted after the vibrant Nogne Kriek and alas, loses out.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
greensleevesy (16) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle from swanbourne cellars. Funky nose with red fruit and a bit of chocolate and coffee. Suprisingly light in the mouth with lovely sourness, fruit and dark choc. wasnít planned but wife handed me a cherry ripe straight after. Good beer from the moondog boys.


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