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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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83
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434 Ratings
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Ratings: 434
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.03%
Wants: 6
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
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Moa Brewing Company visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: KickbacksSteve on 01-14-2012

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Photo of VashonGuy
4.1/5  rDev +11.4%

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 +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.92/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of TheMarkE
4/5  rDev +8.7%

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 +22.3%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.65/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.72/5  rDev +1.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.64/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.2/5  rDev +14.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.07/5  rDev +10.6%

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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3.82/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.76/5  rDev +2.2%

Moa Imperial Stout (Aged In Pinot Noir Barrels) from Moa Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 434 ratings.