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Moby D - Buzzards Bay Brewing

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81
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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 15.49%
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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laxer8811

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-08-2013 02:36:21 | More by laxer8811
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Jonny

Massachusetts

4.14/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a pint glass

-Good looking brew. A nice cloudy orange w/good head retention.

-Smell if fruity as in Juicy Fruit gum, and a fruit that I can't seem to put my finger on at the moment.

-Taste and mouth feel is where this beer stands out in my opinion. The malt & hop balance in this beer is awesome. Clean, with just enough bitterness to keep you coming back for more.

Does very well with food.

Yes, I recommend.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 22:37:30 | More by Jonny
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JWR3251

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

04-03-2013 11:51:37 | More by JWR3251
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JD4Cali

California

5/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I really really liked this one (although I had it after a 1/2 marathon race so I was really thirsty)! The flavor feminded me of toasted nuts kissed with mild sweetness and was really nice to drink. It was perfect with the smoky flavors of the sandwich I ordered.

Serving type: on-tap

04-02-2013 11:23:24 | More by JD4Cali
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nicki1983

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.7%

03-30-2013 17:18:14 | More by nicki1983
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

03-29-2013 01:49:49 | More by JMS1512
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beertardis

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -15.5%

03-23-2013 19:17:03 | More by beertardis
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jski

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +12.7%

03-17-2013 16:02:53 | More by jski
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.08/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

(Served in a nonic)
A- This beer pours a clear dark amber body with a thin film of bubbles that fade to a ring of pale white foam .

S- The clean soft caramel dry malt aroma grows a bit as it warms but stays pretty soft.

T- The watery taste has a husky biscuit malt flavor and a touch of caramel sweetness as it opens. There is a bitter bite in the finish with some hop flavor hints.

M- The light mouthfeel has no alcohol heat but a touch of astringency and a soft scrubbing bubbles that boost the bitterness in the finish.

O- The harsh and rough taste is hard to get through, with the husky flavor and hops only coming through as a bitter bite.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 20:30:19 | More by rhoadsrage
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

01-05-2013 20:41:03 | More by Hellpop65
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BeerNacho

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

11-21-2012 04:04:12 | More by BeerNacho
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

11-12-2012 20:42:30 | More by sendbeer
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-20-2012 23:39:17 | More by Mikeynas
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marshmeli

New York

1.75/5  rDev -50.7%

08-23-2012 02:45:54 | More by marshmeli
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.43/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Awesome label. Awesome name. Never heard of it.

From notes:

Pours a nice clearish gold with a few moments of white bubbly head. Great beading, not much in the way of lacing.

Smells pretty fresh - grassy hops with some sweeter grain presence. Nothing too exciting but seemingly pretty well balanced.

The taste shows a lot of the same qualities. The lady-friend noted a strange mustard note though that bothered me for the rest of the glass. Maybe it's just in my head (or hers).

Very drinkable. This beer made for a great hot day on the lake.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 21:21:26 | More by yamar68
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.93/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a wellington glass.

Appearance: Straight amber, light to almost no bubbles on the body with an off-whitehead rising to maybe 1/8".

Smell: Heavy malts, lightly toasted honestly before sipping it feels sweet.

Taste: Really complex, not over powering but real good in the malt category. It is a notch sweet a little fruit hint of light but bitter apricot.

Mouth: Not such a sticking after taste but very smooth to intake.

Overall: Bought this not knowing anything about it and boy I was satisfied. It is rich and would satisfy most if not all palates. Salud!

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 05:45:54 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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plaid75

New York

4.1/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a medium copper hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured soft caramel malts with a fresh herbal hop.

The taste consisted of a toasted caramel malt which was quickly balanced out by a lightly bitter grassy hop. There was a pleasant lingering herbalness detected.

The mouthfeel was toward the cleaner side of the style.

Overall a tasty and well balanced ale. As much an ESB as an APA in my opinion. Very quaffable.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2012 23:57:22 | More by plaid75
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jeffoatess

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-22-2012 15:57:38 | More by jeffoatess
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palma

New York

4.33/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a copper hazy body with small beige frothy head. Very lacy. Nice appearance.

Nose is big time malt and fruit notes. Honey. Nutty.almost brown ale like aroma. I like it a lot.

Taste is a more malt forward pale. Caramel, chestnuts, stone baked bread. Hops bitter it up enough for a good balance to keep things interesting.

I love malty pale ales and this is definately one of the better ones. Highly recommended. Nice job by this new brewery.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 04:33:21 | More by palma
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.5%

02-29-2012 01:36:48 | More by Massbmx
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BrewMaven

New York

3.3/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep, slightly hazy amber with a nice 1" that slowly receded to a cover leaving a good amount of lace.

Smelled primarily of the bottle cap..a bit of hop presence was also noted .

Taste was hoppy up front..a bit fruity, slightly piney/resiny with a slightly sweet malt backbone. Hops came on at the moderately bitter finish. Mild carbonation and a medium body here.

Overall a nice example of an APA which I generally expect to be milder than an IPA. I'd recommend this and would have it again.
Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 23:56:04 | More by BrewMaven
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Balvenie

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-27-2011 22:33:50 | More by Balvenie
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-16-2011 02:00:15 | More by Lawnboy33
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beerbuddy11735

New York

4.6/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle. Label is not fancy but I found the beer to be a nice Amber color and head that lasted for a while. The smell was a typical pale ale and taste was right on. This American Pale Ale went down easy and my friends were impressed with the beer. Would recommend this my friends.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 09:35:10 | More by beerbuddy11735
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Nugganooch

California

3.2/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Nice extra from spwalshesq

*Bomber to pint

A: MobyD pours a clear copper color with some golden edges to it and nice carbonation evident. A two finger khaki foam head formed with low retention and some streaks of lace.

S: Smells of earthy pines and an herbal spiciness combined with some malty breads. A touch of sweet caramelization.

T: Some fruity hops and pine notes. A bready caramel sweetness and a tart almost sour aftertaste. Hops are just puckering and somewhat astringent to the palate. Flavors are not quite jiving for me.

M: Super light and creamy mouthfeel. Real intense crisp dry finish. Good carbonation.

D: I found this brew refreshing and easy to drink. The combo of fruity tart and sweet caramel on a light body reminded me of drinking apple juice.

Just a bit too much tart and unbalanced bitterness going on for me to rank higher.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2011 22:21:38 | More by Nugganooch
Moby D from Buzzards Bay Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.