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NorCal IPA - Moylan's Brewery

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NorCal IPANorCal IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

175 Ratings
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | 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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Photo of nmann08
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of BierJager89
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.

Photo of AndrewMichael
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of rogerdandy
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Le_HopHead
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of jsprain1
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of largadeer
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of timoteo833
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of TheBrouMaster
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Brad007
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden blonde with a huge head that fades to leave some lacing on the glass. The label extols the virtues of dry-hopping.

My nose struggles to find the hops, though they are certainly there. Just a touch of pine upfront is all I can tell.

A short burst of pine greets the tongue. Not much of anything else. More malt-forward than previously thought.

Dry-hopping is a non-starter in the nose and the taste reflects it. You still get that nice lingering bitterness at the back.

Not bad but the main appeal is gone because when you dry-hop something, the aroma fades over time, the longer it's on the shelf, etc.

Photo of Quindar
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Beerlover
2/5  rDev -44.8%

Photo of JJStorm
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Omnium
3.59/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bomber > Pint Glass

A - Pours a nice orange gold, two fingers of marshmallow head, thick lacing, looks great.
S - Big dank hops, earthy pine resin, biscuit malt.
T - Very pungent and spicy hop attack, mildly sweet malt, peppery .
M - overly bitter and spicy.
O - Meh, what a let down, this beer, is just overwhelming in spicy hop potency. Its just too much to enjoy, I couldnt finish my glass.

Photo of b-one
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Rheaume17
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Samaurer23
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Madskill
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Drunkenass
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Kmat10
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Topher78
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of thecheapies
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.

NorCal IPA from Moylan's Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.