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Moat Iron Mike Pale Ale - Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.

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Moat Iron Mike Pale AleMoat Iron Mike Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

174 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 174
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 9
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co. visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
American-style pale ale. This crisp ale has a medium bitterness with a flavor profile dominated by an aroma consisting of a blend of three hops, including Cascade.

(Beer added by: plaid75 on 07-23-2007)
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cfloyd

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-25-2011 19:29:57 | More by cfloyd
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-14-2011 22:28:56 | More by ROGUE16
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-06-2013 00:27:27 | More by jlogan7
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Imstillthegman

Delaware

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to my buddy JD for this growler! I'm trying to convert him from macros and it might be working!

Pours a nice coppery-amber color with a solid one finger head of off-white bubbles. Leaves some good lacing.

The aroma was at first faint, but improved as the beer warmed. Nice citrus hop smell with some bready malts and a light caramel.

The flavor was a well balanced blend of citrus and floral hops with a good backbone slightly sweet malts.

Medium body, good carbonation...even though I was a bit worried when I first saw the growler. It was a short pour and I was afraid that maybe the cap had come loose during its travels. Very enjoyable, solid APA.

Serving type: growler

11-02-2009 12:37:54 | More by Imstillthegman
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ggilman

Maine

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

24oz Iron Mike can poured into a Sebago Tulip.

Pristine honey auburn ale with a frothy off white head that leaves moderate lace. Earthy, herbal hop nose, followed by a similar hop bitterness. Grainy and dry, soft mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Lingering vegetable aftertaste, with a powdery malt finish.

I really like this pale ale, but they're $5/can. I think $15 a six pack is overpriced. I'll stick to filling growlers in the future, but the big cans are cool.

Serving type: can

01-16-2012 22:36:20 | More by ggilman
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jski

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

10-04-2012 20:20:49 | More by jski
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Gosox8787

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 1 pint, 8 oz. can poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass. Served at room tempertaure. This is an absolutely huge can. Labelled as "Iron Mike Pale Ale."

Appearance: Golden orange in color with a one finger white head that recedes into a nice thin lacing. Pretty good retention.

Aroma: Some light malt sweetness, a touch of caramel, and some herbal hop bitterness. Light and nicely balanced.

Taste: A touch of light grain sweetness and some caramel. Balanced perfectly with some nice hop bitterness, slightly herbal and slightly piney. '

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and smooth, with just enough bite from the carbonation.

Drinkability: Light balanced flavors make this really easy to drink. The alcohol is spot on for the style, but a price hurts it here a little.

Overall, a really nice pale ale and I love the big cans. Perfect to take to a party and enjoy or sit back and relax with. I'll definitely pick this up again.

Serving type: can

02-14-2011 00:16:05 | More by Gosox8787
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paleman

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-26-2014 00:26:39 | More by paleman
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irishevans

Alaska

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-01-2012 03:11:27 | More by irishevans
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SlickestWilly

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-26-2012 00:49:39 | More by SlickestWilly
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Streetcore

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-29-2012 17:41:53 | More by Streetcore
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verdict603

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-15-2012 06:48:01 | More by verdict603
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IPAman89

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-08-2011 00:51:07 | More by IPAman89
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Thingus

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Massive can into .75L stein thanks to caguiar (Thanks Chris!!)

Appearance; pours a slightly hazy orange copper color, with three fingers of straw colored head... Retention is good, taking several minutes to fall, and lacing is outstanding.

Smell; Peaches, honey and hints of grapefruit

Taste; quite similar to the smell with a bit of a bready quality to balance everything out, just a slight amount of bitterness on the finish.

Mouthfeel; on the full side of light bodied, with mellow carbonation, goes down fairly smooth, this is a very easy drinkin beer...

Overall; this is an exceptionally easy drinkin beer, i can definitely envision myself drinking this one all day at a party or some similar event, and the low ABV makes it a perfect candidate for doing so. Absolutely would seek this one out again!!

Serving type: can

03-04-2012 06:01:22 | More by Thingus
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tylergoov

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-29-2014 18:52:21 | More by tylergoov
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charliedvrs

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from growler into pint glass. Both consumed and filled on 8/15/10.

A - Golden amber with a nice two finger white head that slowly receeded to a generous amount of sticky lacing.

S - Fruity hops dominate. Lots of grapefruit, orange and lemon. Little bits of sweet malt linger.

T - Taste follows the smell. Citrusy hops that do more in the aromatic and taste departments than they add to the bitterness, though there is a nice amount of residual bitterness at the end of the sip. I'd even go so far to say that this borders on an IPA.

M - The malts lend a nice, smooth creaminess to the beer. Medium bodied with a good level of carbination.

D - A great APA! Well balanced with a very enjoyable hop profile. Could drink this all day!

Serving type: growler

08-17-2010 17:58:42 | More by charliedvrs
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loupap

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +8.4%

10-11-2012 01:24:43 | More by loupap
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +8.4%

11-26-2011 03:31:22 | More by Burt
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-15-2013 17:02:45 | More by rusty3335
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pveilleux

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-10-2012 02:27:31 | More by pveilleux
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blameo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-02-2013 16:42:19 | More by blameo
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

11-15-2011 18:59:16 | More by ElGallo
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jsouza

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-26-2014 13:16:57 | More by jsouza
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BucsNBucks

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-16-2012 11:55:09 | More by BucsNBucks
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%

11-04-2012 03:53:44 | More by t0rin0
Moat Iron Mike Pale Ale from Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.