Brewed by Moa Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Marlborough, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
Brewed with Vienna and Pale Wheat malts. Hopped and dry hopped with a blend of New Zealand (Nelson Sauvin) and USA (Citra) hops giving a strong citrus/lemon grass aroma. Add the esters from a Belgian ale yeast and coriander for spicing and you have quite some complexity in this fusion of Belgian Wit and IPA.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, - OCT 13, 2013
In the slightly darkened surroundings of Volstead, this beer looked for all money like a darkish IPA with only a suggestion of haze to betray its wheaty origins. The aromas are intensely tropical with bananas, passionfruit, guavas and some woody spices there. The aromas are reflected in the flavours with gratifying fruity bitterness, some spice and herbal grassiness being the hallmarks for me. It had a lengthy finish, but it wasnt until the bottom of the second pint I got to experience this because I kept going back for extra mouthfuls and a top-up. Were it not for me driving, it could have been a beautiful and enduring match, this beer and me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UjoKlobasa (785) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 19, 2017
Bottle. Commercial description is pretty accurate, this brew is balanced between wheat beer (lemon, wheat in aroma) and IPA (hops, bitterness, pine). Good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bozoNZ (776) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 19, 2017
Light golden slightly Murky. Bold nose from the sauvin. Good body, strong citrus mouthful with moderate lemongrass lingering finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MoaZealand (13) - Ohoka, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 30, 2016
Easily one of my favourite beers. Easy drinking yet full bodied and powerful. Very tasty and pours well with pleasant aromas.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mpeacey (17) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 29, 2016
Pours pale golden colour with white foamy head. Some haze. Complex nose with citrus, herbs, tropical fruits, esters. Strong carbonation. Slightly sour taste and moderate lingering bitterness, doesnt quite match the incredible aroma. Overall a very interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9985) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 28, 2016
Tap at MOA in Singapore. Light gold pour with a clingy white head. Coriander and citrus hop aroma. Similar taste. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ardi (32) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 28, 2016
Quite like this complex ale. Very nice nose and looks good in glass, with lots of life. Very zesty with a bitter aftertaste. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (1516) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 14, 2016
Interestingly complex aroma with spicy flowers and tropical fruit. Similarly interesting taste with a nice balance between hops, malt, yeast, and spice and a crisp clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (4868) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Hazy golden coloured with a thin white head of foam. It has a lemon and spicy fruity flavour with vanilla, malt and herbal notes followed by a very dry, slight tart zesty fruit finish. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chimpgibbon (538) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2016
Bottle from Hop Burns. Aromas of peach, citrus and yeast. Medium fruity yeasty hit and plenty of bitterness coming through, touch of spice. On the boozy side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (23683) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2015
23rd August 2015
Hazy gold beer, good pale cream colour head. Palate is airy and crisp. Thin creamy malts. Yeast. Little fresh orange, bitterish pith. Fairly strong bitterness develops. Not getting much Nelson here. Finishes smooth with touches of hop spice, citrus peel and lemon. Overall slightly disappointing, was hoping for much more Nelson from a NZ brewed beer!

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