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Moby D - Buzzards Bay Brewing

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81
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60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 15.21%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Buzzards Bay Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheManiacalOne on 08-12-2009)
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Reviews by coldmeat23:
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

GLASS: Sam Adams Perfect Pint Glass
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 55 degrees
Unfortunately, I can't seem to find my notes on who sent this one to me. If you see this review, drop me a line and I'll give you credit.

Pours up a medium-to-dark tinted amber color, which is crystal clear. Almost three-fingers of light beige tinted foam make the head, which is thick and fluffy. The retention is pretty good and the lacing is not alot but is nicely sticky.

Not a whole lot going on in the nose of this one. Some light hints of caramel malts and some light cascade hop notes.

It's okay. Not a whole lot going on with the taste, either. Follows the nose. Light citrus hop notes come out, along with just a tiny hint of piney bitterness on the back-end. Biscuit-like malt notes.

Light-to-medium body with light carbonation level. Very clean feeling, some light crispness and just a hint of creaminess.

This is a solid APA that would be a great session beer, but that's because it's so inoffensive. There just isn't alot going on with this one. But it's damn easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2010 04:44:42 | More by coldmeat23
More User Reviews:
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gcamparone

Rhode Island

3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22 oz bomber into a snifter. Purchased at the brewery

A- pours a hazy amber body with a big frothy off white head that reduces slowly to leave thick lacing. Very nice looking

S- very nutty, with some toffee and bready ness.

T- huge nutty notes, followed by some diacetyl butter scotch flavors. The follow through has toffee and biscuity notes. Finish slightly bitter

M- medium mouthfeel and carbonation

Decent overall .. Worth the small price tag

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 01:36:35 | More by gcamparone
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Huffs

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-24-2014 03:04:53 | More by Huffs
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-22-2014 01:22:34 | More by wrightst
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AnneReed

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-21-2014 00:20:05 | More by AnneReed
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invisiblepat


3/5  rDev -15.5%

06-18-2014 02:00:05 | More by invisiblepat
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Element1290

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-08-2014 03:36:37 | More by Element1290
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-17-2014 20:05:13 | More by WhitmansNiece
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-03-2014 16:48:08 | More by HattedClassic
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tylergoov

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-05-2014 14:43:14 | More by tylergoov
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irongator

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

04-03-2014 23:38:45 | More by irongator
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.06/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a stange.

A: Dark golden hue, lots of effervescence, pours about a half finger bubbly white head. Dissipates pretty quickly. Fair spotty lacing.

S: Pecans, walnuts, maple syrup, and bubble gum.

T: Bitter roasted pecan shells.

M: Light body with an earthy quality and a shallow finish and a synthetically sweetness.

D: Sessionable.

Atmosphere okay. Slight head, plenty of effervescence, and some fair lacing. Nose is nutty, maple-y, and a synthetic sweetness. Bitter nut shells. Overall, this is an okay quaff.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 03:01:56 | More by bmwats
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

01-05-2014 02:01:36 | More by WDJersey
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a crystal clear medium amber in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some peach + golden yellow highlights. The beer has a quarter finger tall foamy light beige head that reduces to a small patch of very thin film and a very thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of earthy yeast, floral hops, and toffee sweet malts.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of slightly sweet toffee malts with a moderate amount of earthy yeast. That is followed by light to moderate flavors of floral hops which impart a light amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly crisp with some hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Definitely one of the hoppiest altbiers that I have ever experienced and different than the ones I had in Düsseldorf. I found it to be an Americanized version of the style and enjoyable. Pretty easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 00:46:07 | More by dbrauneis
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

11-19-2013 05:32:50 | More by GRG1313
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habaceeba

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-25-2013 00:22:39 | More by habaceeba
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-05-2013 00:27:34 | More by AnitaBrewski
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Timmy13T

New York

3/5  rDev -15.5%

08-20-2013 00:04:04 | More by Timmy13T
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peteh2112

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

08-17-2013 02:24:30 | More by peteh2112
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-04-2013 00:50:48 | More by tbryan5
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doremite

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.5%

07-11-2013 21:48:51 | More by doremite
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metter98

New York

3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is slightly hazy yellowish amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high dense light beige head that gradually died down, leaving a thin head covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of floral hops are present in the nose along with some slight hints of citrus.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that it isn't nearly as hoppy and there are notes of earthy yeast and hints of caramel from the underlying malts. The hops also contribute a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. The hops leave your mouth with a little dryness in the finish.
O: This beer definitely tastes like an American-influenced version of an altbier as it's a little more hoppier compared to the types of beers brewed in Düsseldorf.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 00:22:15 | More by metter98
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BarstoolBB

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

06-26-2013 12:06:55 | More by BarstoolBB
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-25-2013 16:21:25 | More by petermethot
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dacrza1

New Jersey

2.55/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Date tasted: May 11, 2013...
Glassware: Victory nonick...
Occasion: Mother's Day weekend...
Appearance: chestnut brown body with an off-white head that sits haphazardly...
Aroma: mellow hops with a bit of grass or damp hay--not much to denote whale of an ale...
Palate: smooth, easy-drinking with minimal impact at the teeth...again, Ahab wouldn't see a challenge in this...
Taste: a bit winey/grapey; mellow but not memorable...
Overall: Pass the harpoon--or a Harpoon....the bottle's simple image fascinated me into a purchase, but this pale ale pales to much meatier, mellower, enjoyable brews....

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2013 02:35:14 | More by dacrza1
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Moby D from Buzzards Bay Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.