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NorCal IPA - Moylan's Brewery

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NorCal IPANorCal IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

164 Ratings
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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.26%
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 thecheapies:
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear yellow-orange... leaning to amber. Head is really sudsy. Bubbles sticking deep along the walls of the glass.

Pine, toasty malts, citrus (orange), and some leafiness. Slightly dank.

Scruffy and super-bitter. Lots of hop oils and fresh wet-hop leafiness. Body holds up with a whoosh of toasty pale malts. Very dry, to match the bitterness. Lotta pine and pith. A bit aggressive. Finishes clean. Carbonation broke free from the leash. Sudsy. Burpy. A lot to swallow.

Good stuff. I'll down it without problem.

Serving type: on-tap

06-05-2013 14:36:52 | More by thecheapies
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JIMMER

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

06-30-2014 06:25:07 | More by JIMMER
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

06-29-2014 04:12:09 | More by Marco_Gtz
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Sarmartay

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Australia

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-31-2014 14:28:55 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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LoFiDave

California

4/5  rDev +10.5%

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

Minnesota

3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
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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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

04-25-2014 20:54:19 | More by Boone757
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California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-24-2014 18:55:57 | More by JohnF51
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Zach136

Georgia

3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
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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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

02-02-2014 03:27:55 | More by nmann08
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BierJager89

California

4.4/5  rDev +21.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.5%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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New York

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NorCal IPA from Moylan's Brewery
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