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

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BA SCORE
83
good

185 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 185
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 10
Gots: 13 | 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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4/5  rDev +9%

cfloyd, Dec 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9%

ROGUE16, Dec 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9%

jlogan7, May 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9%
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.

Imstillthegman, Nov 02, 2009
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4/5  rDev +9%

Bordersauce, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%
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.

ggilman, Jan 16, 2012
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jski, Oct 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%
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.

Gosox8787, Feb 14, 2011
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paleman, Feb 26, 2014
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irishevans, Dec 01, 2012
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SlickestWilly, Jun 26, 2012
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Streetcore, Mar 29, 2012
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verdict603, Dec 15, 2012
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IPAman89, Dec 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9%
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!!

Thingus, Mar 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

tylergoov, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%
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!

charliedvrs, Aug 17, 2010
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loupap, Oct 11, 2012
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Burt, Nov 26, 2011
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rusty3335, Jan 15, 2013
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pveilleux, Jun 10, 2012
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blameo, Aug 02, 2013
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ElGallo, Nov 15, 2011
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jsouza, May 26, 2014
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BucsNBucks, Mar 16, 2012
Moat Iron Mike Pale Ale from Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.