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

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

Awards
Silver - Asia Beer Awards

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oh6gdx (26487) - 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.

2.7
Travlr (25496) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Draft. Clear yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of straw, grapes, citrus. Taste is berries, licorice candy start, bitter hay finish. I’m not a fan of lager fruit combos.

3.4
cgarvieuk (25223) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white lacing ... soft sweet floral orange ...light medicinal cherry fruit nose ... soft fizzy zezt ... banana bakewell ... wierd .. not bad ... but something not quite right for me.

3.2
madmitch76 (25101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
1st May 2013
Light haze on this gold beer, tiny white head. Palate is light and a little crisp. Smooth and semi dry pale malt. Mild minerals. Touches of sweet apple and bubblegum ester. Semi dry finish. It’s all quite acetic and estery but oddly, quite drinkable!

2.1
FatPhil (16631) - 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.

3
brokensail (16599) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle shared by Bobby. Hazed yellow pour with a white head. Smells like fruity pebbles, sugar, pear, and apple. Candy-like sweetness, grass, grape, and cherry fruit snacks. The flavor is incredibly sweet. Candied fruit all over the place. Grape, pear, apple, and cherry fruit snacks. Kind of a Jello thing going on.

3.9
bhensonb (15489) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 23, 2012
333 c&c from Malt & Vine. Pours hazy light gold with a slight, fizzy white head. Nice aroma of mixed floral and cherry. With a little banana in the background. Med body, almost. Flavor is more bitter than not, and the floral/fruit combo is almost like perfume. The fruit is arguably cherry, and there’s no significant sugar present, so it’s perfume, fruit and dry. Finishes like that.

3.6
Ratman197 (15100) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 24, 2012
375 ml corked and caged green bottle poured a clear yellow with a lasting white head. Aromas of wheat, lime, floral notes and orange. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of wheat, crackers, lime, lemon zest and some floral hints with a crisp dry lingering lemon lime finish.

3.5
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Draft. Medium white head with hazy straw body. Aroma is moderately sweet, cherry (mostly sweet, hint of tart), light cereal, grape. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry, light grape, cereal. Soft light-medium body, surprisingly drinkable.

3.5
Stuu666 (14053) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden, floral orange and peach nose, quite fruity and dry taste, floral.


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