RateBeer
Moxies Big Life Amber Ale
     click to upload
overall
18
10
style
Brewed by Big Rock Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Calgary, Canada

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
No commercial description


piscator34's rating

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
piscator34 (1968) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, - APR 22, 2013
Draft sample at the MTS Centre before a Jets game. Pale amber in colour with strong carbonation. Muted aroma of pale malt, caramel, and wet stones. Bland but fairly clean flavors of butter caramel and minerals dominate. Thin bodied. Barely better than your typical Canadian macro.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ljthiessen (392) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
On tap at Moxie's (shudder). Slightly better than expected though. Pretty classic amber with caramel malt notes and some light citrus hops. Mostly average mouthfeel with a little too much carbonation. Very drinkable and tastes fine. Just a boring amber.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Reimer96 (1222) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 17, 2013
Pours a clear amber color with a decent white head and some lacing. Aroma of caramel, some nuttiness and grain. Taste was caramel, nut, moderate amount of malts with some light hopping on the finish. Nice easy drinking beer.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
lukin (457) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2013
draught. Amber colour, little foamy head. Aroma of caramel malts, orange. Taste is thin, light, overly sweet. Not very good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HeistAlmighty (1127) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 26, 2012
14oz draft at Moxies. Clear filtered, moderate head, good amber colour. Weak aroma, but nice. Taste was sweet malts. Body a bit thin. Overall, fairly generic and inoffensive. I liked the Big Life Euro Lager more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sseb69 (1490) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 17, 2012
En fût au Moxie’s. Couleur ambrée, mousse blanche-beige. 5%. Arôme de malt un peu de caramel..En bouche, douce, malt, herbes. Bonne.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 22, 2011
Pint on tap at Moxie’s was pale amber in color with moderate white head and thin lacing. Aromas of grains and light caramel. Taste is light malty sweetness and some mild hopping in the finish. Nice carbonation and light to medium body give a nice mouthfeel. A decent beer for the style.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JB84 (649) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2011
Pour clear copper color decent white head. Aroma caramel, malt, grain, cereal, mild hops. Taste caramel, malty, earth, cereal grain, bitter hops. MF medium body good carb. Very solid restaurant offering but nothing special.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Metalchopz (2287) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 15, 2011
Tried on my first visit to Moxie’s, right before seeing Tron 3D at the theatre. Pours a clean amber colour with a shot lasting head, but good lacing and a 1mm coat over the brew. The smell is of grainy malt, and after breathing a bit, honey comes out of it. Nice grainy taste with very mild caramel. Smooth mouthfeel and quite refreshing. Does what it has to do: Please a mass market, but still a notch better over mass beers.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2010
Clear amber colour nice white head. Aroma is slightly sweet with a strong smell of yeast. Flavour is nice smooth and sweet. A fine beer but nothing to brag about. Not bad for big rock.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50