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Mata Brown Boy - Aotearoa Breweries

Mata Brown Boy
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 7.36%

Brewed by:
Aotearoa Breweries visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Mata Brown Boy is a luscious full flavoured amber ale that pours a striking reddish brown. The specialty 4 malt blend brings caramel, toffee-like, malty characteristics balanced by refreshing hop flavour and aroma, medium bitterness, and a dash of pepper from NZ’s indigenous horopito. Kiwi magic!

(Beer added by: CrazyDavros on 08-22-2012)
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3.2/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours brown with a small, off-white head.
Nose shows toasty malt, caramel and nutty notes along with grapefruit, spicy and floral hops.
Flavours include toasty malt, bready notes, grapefruit and herbal hops.
Could use a lighter body, feels a bit thick.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2012 09:57:07 | More by CrazyDavros
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3/5  rDev -8%

03-10-2014 02:01:31 | More by XsoldoutX
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South Carolina

3.58/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Fork & Brewer in Wellington.

Pour was dark brown with excellent clarity and a very good tan head.

Mild yet spicy aroma. Flavor also a bit spicy, perhaps a bit much spciing for the malt level. Some spicy NZ hops too.

Feel: crisp; near medium body; a bit too much bite.

O: very interesting and surprisingly spicy brown ale. Certainly worth trying.

Serving type: on-tap

01-10-2014 04:03:24 | More by chinchill
Mata Brown Boy from Aotearoa Breweries
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