Brewed by Moa Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Marlborough, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Moa Methode Pilsner is a clean, crisp lager with a dry finish. A late throw of Pacifica and Motueka hops gives some upfront citrus aromatics, and the champagne yeast used in secondary fermentation imparts complex spicy characters.

Tasting Notes
Moa Methode is a German style pilsner with a high bitterness balanced with a relatively full mouth feel. Citrus hop characters dominate aroma with the presence of fresh bread yeast notes. It can either be poured carefully off the lees or alternatively with the lees mixed in if a strong yeast character is desired. Moa Methode is a complex pilsner best served in a pilsner glass at approximately 6˚C to maximise aromatic release.

Gold - Asia Beer Awards
Bronze – Australian Intl. Beer Awards
Bronze – Brew NZ Awards

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Beershine (5253) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2012
Bottle. Hazy goldenrod. Aroma of subdued citrus pith. Palate finishes a little buttery and not as clean and crisp as the nose suggests. Comes across as refreshing because of the high carbonation. Not bad. Has a saison character. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

walkingstd (20) - - MAR 4, 2012
An exciting pilsner/ saison style. Very herby nose, mildly spiced. Purchased a 1.5l magnum of it would you believe? Easy drinking and well balanced, bitterness of hops gives way to a Smooth finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Baz7778 (58) - SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2012
This is an interesting brew, sweet hop aroma on the nose, it’s bittering finish from champagne yeast also makes it pils/saison in style. Mouth feel is great from natural carbonation this is a great brew and worth trying ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

StuartCarter (22) - Alabama, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Aroma: clean bitterness. Appearance: beautiful cloudy gold colour with streaming bubbles like champagne. Taste: crisp, dry bitterness with a delicate lingering bitterness and subtle malt character. A wonderfully different beer that drinks much more like a champagne! Serve in champagne flute for the full effect.

jcwattsrugger (12559) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2012
750 bottle-shared by jtclockwork @Small Tasting at my place-pours hazy yellow with an offwhite head. Aroma is soap, orange peel, some light malt. Taste is spice/herbal, light malt/grain.

Palidor19 (3194) - Brandon, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2011
nice hoppy bitter, with a golden hay like malts make this quite quenchable. the palate is very soft and the bitter are not too demanding yet there is a touch of honey like flavor.

nick76 (4403) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2011
The aroma is very malty with hay like hops. The appearance is golden with an average head for the style. The taste is bitter and like the aroma. The palate is average. Overall not really bad but not good either.

jtclockwork (17631) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2011
Bottle. Cloudy gold. White head. Nose/taste of soap, pilsener malt, orange peel, lemon and barley. Some mild spicy hop bitternish in the finish. Quick mostly clean on the palate. Medium body.

anders37 (27588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma with weak grassy hoppy hints. Sweetish malty grainy flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy finish with a weak hoppy hints inthe aftertaste.

drjay44 (3889) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2011
750 ml. corked and caged bottle. Pours a fluffy lasting white head, with extensive lacing....over a slightly hazy (initially), golden (SRM 5) body...nose is light cereal, light spice.....taste is light sweet cereal to start, finishing with a mild spiced bitterness....mouth feel is medium, carbonation low. This is a low hop bitterness, not particularly spicy, Pilsner. Additionally, it is very obviously bottle conditioned as the crud rapidly increased as the bottle was emptied. It is not a crisp as the best in this style, and at least in this bottle drifts toward the Belgian Golden Ale type, what with all the autolysis going on. BJCP 7/3/11/4/6

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