Moa Breakfast - Moa Brewing Company

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54 Reviews
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Reviews: 54
Hads: 210
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 9.97%
Wants: 3
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Moa Brewing Company visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: shand on 01-16-2012

Moa Breakfast Beer is a blend of premium wheat malt, floral Nelson hops and cherries. A very refreshing and fruity lager specifically designed as a European-style breakfast beer but more commonly enjoyed as a mid-afternoon beverage here in New Zealand. Although not always.
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Reviews by Givemebeer:
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3.92/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pale golden with a nice white head.

S: Bursting with fresh cherries. I can smell this from yards away.

T: Begins with the cherries but not as much as I expected from the nose. Moves on a slightly floral citrusy hop profile certainly from the nelson hops. Also grainy slightly bitter. The end goes back to the cherries.

M: Light bodies and pretty crisp.

O: Tough to judge. I do not like fruit beers usually. As a beer its slightly above average, for a fruit beer, probably the best I've had. Much more complex than your average fruit beer that will boast a fake syrupy cough medicine taste. (596 characters)

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

This is a cherry wheat beer and it deserves the label declaration of Belgian Style.

Poured into a tulip glass, the fine head quickly dissapated. Being color blind I have a bit of trouble with appearance but is is pale clear and almost champagne like.

The nose is clearly cherry and comes on very strong and stay very noticeable thru the whole glass.
The mouth is very light. maybe the lightest I've had in a while.

The finish brings back the cherries and some acidity. I'm pleasantly surprise athe rekatively low gravity of this beer, which is a good thing. Kind of resembles a Kriek is characteristics without the color. (624 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.13/5  rDev +17.7%
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Unique subtle "berry fruit" flavor. Hazy look. Same Moa yeasty earth flavor washes through on the middle and back of the palate. A bit wheat presence. Little hop profile. Floral and there such. Herby spicy taste typical of other Moa beers is underlying on the aftertaste too. Delish. (283 characters)

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Wheat beer on tap at Engine 15. Fruity aroma, getting orange and apples (not cherries - perhaps this is a different batch?). Hoppy like an IPA. Decent drinkability.
If not for the fruit tea and wheat beer match, but just an IPA this would have worked. Maybe would be interesting cask without as much hops, going the other way. (326 characters)

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Moa Breakfast from Moa Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.