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Moa Imperial Stout (Aged In Pinot Noir Barrels) - Moa Brewing Company

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Moa Imperial Stout (Aged In Pinot Noir Barrels)Moa Imperial Stout (Aged In Pinot Noir Barrels)

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BA SCORE
83
good

412 Ratings
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Ratings: 412
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 5
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moa Brewing Company visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KickbacksSteve on 01-14-2012)
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Photo of antoneloc
4.98/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

L - dark, but translucent dark dark purple to black

S- Roasted with a HUGE bouquet of wine grapes, smells like a wine aged in beer barrels

T- similar to smell, huge must notes and hearty red wine flavors

F- effervescent is the only word that comes to mind. incredibly light mouthfeel for an "imperial" stout, and I mean that in the best way possible

O- doesn't seem to be a crowd favorite, but this is one of my all time favorite brews. Everytime i see it I buy as much as possible

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3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Piels25
3.76/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of VashonGuy
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%

It's a barrel aged stout, but not the familiar bourbon barrel aged stout. That's pretty interesting. The stout itself seems fairly typical for an RIS, which means I automatically like it. Rich roasty malts. Maybe just a touch bitter. Then the barrel aging here brings in the influence of the wine barrels. It's just a little tart, and a little winey. There's something about the barrel aging that evokes bourbon barrel beers, just without the bourbon, if that makes any sense. I like it quite a bit.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of CraigTravor
3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of TheMarkE
4/5  rDev +9%

Chocolate, coffee, mocha. Aged in oak pinot noir barrels, and you can definitely taste it. Medium body, sour pinot noir finish. Different, best marriage of beer and wine that I've had.

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.63/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.72/5  rDev +1.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4.2/5  rDev +14.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.07/5  rDev +10.9%

Very complex stout. Wood, burnt malts, smoke, bitter roast, booze along with some vinous qualities. A little tart. A pretty easy drink for the booze level. Would like touch more carb, but very solid beer overall. Gift from liquidcucumber.

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Moa Imperial Stout (Aged In Pinot Noir Barrels) from Moa Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 412 ratings.