Formerly brewed at Moa Brewing Company
Style: Fruit Beer
Marlborough, New Zealand
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Moa Breakfast is a European style beer brewed with a blend of premium wheat malt and a variety of floral hops. A very refreshing lager with an abundance of cherry character and aromas, Moa Breakfast is more commonly enjoyed as a mid-afternoon beverage here in New Zealand. Although not always.

Tasting Notes
Moa Breakfast is a wheat beer based lager with a subtle, sweet cherry aroma and taste. Hints of almond, banana and vanilla characters can also be detected. Low bitterness levels and an absence of strong malt characters emphasise these fruit flavours. Moa Breakfast can either be poured carefully off the lees or alternatively with the lees mixed in if a stronger yeast character is desired. Moa Breakfast is best served at approximately 4°C in a pilsner glass.

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ChainGangGuy (4941) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 7, 2013
12.7 ounce bottle - $4.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

BB 24.2.14

Appearance: Pours a hazed, light gold body with a medium-sized, fizz-fueled, white head.

Smell: Ah, geez, it’s one of those five-buck medicinal cherry beers. I want this cleared up right now!

Taste: You can tell there’s a wheat-laced lager underneath a cherry flavor leaning towards Robitussin, which is the bulk of the taste lasting beyond the crisp finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: The medicinal quality of this one is an instant turn off for me. Not the best use of five bucks, I must say.

oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2013
[email protected] Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is passion fruits, and that’s about it. Flavour is fruits, toffee and overall rather sweet.

Vanz (312) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2013
Aroma: Sweet cherry, light bubblegum & wheat. Appearance: Looks very carbonated, quite a thin head, lightly cloudy, pale straw colour. Taste: First taste of a nice wheat beer, hints of banana and vanilla, second taste of bitter cherry and bubblegum, a bit metallic. Palate: Creamy in the mouth, medium carbonation, overly metallic and bitter after-taste. Overall: A nice aroma, although a bit sweet. Taste is very preferential, lovely wheat beer flavours, but the cherry is a bit sweet on the nose, and bitter to the taste.

tgncc (3144) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAY 5, 2013
From AC Beer Fest 2013. The aroma is bubblegum, banana, cherries. Hazy yellow color. The flavor is identical, but less sweet than expected. The finish is cereal grain, slightly acidic. Not bad.

FatPhil (17334) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 1, 2013
375ml bottle (HBF2013, Saturday)
Puke-making solventy aroma - pear drops and nail varnish remover. Super-yucky fruity taste - strawberry yoghurt. Fake and fucked up.

reggiedunlop (3726) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2013
Pours a clear pale yellow with a medium white head. Aroma has sweet cherry notes. Flavor is like cherry cough syrup and lollipops. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is cherry perfume.

M_Sack (793) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 25, 2013
Cherry, bubblegum, banana and vanilla notes. The palate has sweet cherries, bubblegum and then the wheat. Very slight bitterness and gentle malt towards end of palate. Very enjoyable and different lager. Perhaps slightly sweet to have more than a two, but would be enjoyable at breakfast as the name suggests ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Bamaboy1975 (248) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - APR 20, 2013
This beer is one of a kind. The nose is cherry kool-aid but the beer is dry and crisp. The cherry is only experienced in the nose. Very light straw color with striking white head. A good looking beer with a champagne-like character. Not overly bitter, slightly sour and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

tiong (7739) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 20, 2013
330ml bottle @ HBF 2013

Pours yellowish with a foamy head. Aroma of sweet fruity caramel notes, cherries, hints of banana. Taste is sweet and juicy with notes of caramel, cherries and banana. Finish is sugary, artificial and juicy. Quite weird juicy cherry-banana lager

olio (10669) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 20, 2013
Sample @ HBF2013.
Pours pale golden color with a small head. Aroma is quite aggressive with berries, herbs and wheat. Flavour of berries, hay, wheat and yeast. Quite ..weird.

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