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NorCal IPA - Moylan's Brewery

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NorCal IPANorCal IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

167 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moylan's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: 4000qtrap on 07-12-2010)
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Reviews by Macca:
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Macca

Australia

3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This pours a golden colour with a solid bright white head. Good retention. Good looking beer.

Those big hoppy notes jumped out at me even as I was pouring this. Citrus and floral. Some sweetness as well hiding in behind.

The malt profile is the first thing that struck me on the palate. Quite full but not really sweet given the huge amount of hops that have been shoved in. Very assertive bitterness but not out of proportion.

Full bodied.

I've given this a pretty decent score because I can see that it is well made and ticks a lot of boxes but it's not really a style that I like.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2011 10:08:48 | More by Macca
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Mike_Gentry

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

05-31-2014 04:47:12 | More by LoFiDave
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garymuchow

Minnesota

3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bomber -
Grassy, weedy, earthy hop aroma. Fairly heavy, kinda' sticky and resiny in taste.
Needed to pour a little aggressively, but did get about an 1.5 inch darker head with good stamina. Somewhat cloudy with a darker yellow color to a golden amber. Some lacing, but the head does settle out before the drink is done.
Flavor seems to approach the aroma quite closely. Firm to aggressive bitterness on the extended finish leaving a strong grapefruit quality to the experience. There appears to be a heavy malt character that I'm trying to pinpoint, but it could just be the heaviness of the hops. There is a touch of sweetness, but the presence of the bitterness is what stays with me. Fairly full-bodied with the carbonation helping it out, but it holds a good softness in the feel.
This one is growing on me as I think about it and take additional pulls, however, in the end it is the mix of hops that doesn't overly impress, or at least impress enough to say "I'll have another".

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 02:34:38 | More by garymuchow
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-12-2014 19:45:27 | More by LXIXME
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Zach136

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3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a translucent yellow with a one finger white head. Solid lacing. Nose is musty grass clippings and pine cone. The palate is super hop forward. Very astringent bitterness up front with pine and spicy hops attempting to peek through. Bitter finish is lingering and coats your mouth for a super oily mouth feel.

Overall, a typical one trick pony IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2014 00:12:38 | More by Zach136
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Translucent golden with a white head.

S: Fresh orange, mango in the nose.

T: Delicious bitter citrus peel, fresh orange fades into a malty finish. Deliciously dry.

M: Medium bodied with a bit less than average carbonation.

O: Though it's not as good as Moylander or Hopsickle, it is a delicious dry IPA.

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NorCal IPA from Moylan's Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.