Dismiss Notice
We're celebrating 10 years of BeerAdvocate magazine with $10 print subscriptions for US residents.

Subscribe now!

Morgazm | DuClaw Brewing Company

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
80
good
26 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
MorgazmMorgazm
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
duclaw.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our new 5% abv Grapefruit Blonde ale, is dry-hopped with Citra to add citrusy notes of lemon; and infused with grapefruit zest for a tart, refreshing taste that will keep you in the mood all night.

Added by duceswild on 05-11-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
171
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
29.36%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
45
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 171
Reviews by Chaney:
Photo of Chaney
4/5  rDev +16.3%

More User Reviews:
Photo of AtHomeOnTheBeach
2.33/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

There is nothing "Grapefruit" about this beer. I have given dewclaw too many chances... after this beer, I am convinced that i do not enjoy their brews. Leave this one in the case.

 182 characters

Photo of Herze
3.62/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.98/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bierdabbler
4.36/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bought a 6 pack, stamped as bottled on 5/9 then drank on 5/24.
Great example of a blonde ale. Fruity, hoppy and fresh, very refreshing. Easy to drink a few, perfect for the recent hot weather.
Highly recommended as a flavorful lighter summer beer. Will be seeking out more in the future.

 289 characters

Photo of tigg924
3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours gold with minimal head and low carbonation. Taste is caramel malt, with light grapefruit middle and slightly more grapefruit juice at the end. Light lemon and a bit of nuttiness is also present. This is a well balanced beer with light bitterness that could use a bit more grapefruit. Still I could see myself drinking a bunch of this during the warmer months.

 369 characters

Photo of olradetbalder
2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of JMS1512
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whatname
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of tdm168
3.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cfadams17
3.12/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Bdel34
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Kegatron
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of hophugger
3.35/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bbsaur
3.9/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of MGibbons
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ConradKenney
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of RandalFlagg
3.55/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Treyliff
3.7/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle bottles 5/27/15, poured into a pint

A- pours a clear bright golden color with a one-finger foamy & sudsy head that retains nicely after the pour

S- moderate lemon & grapefruit zest up front, underlying pale malts adds some toasted notes and a bit of sweetness

T- clean and malty up front with some toasted grain followed by a bitter hit of sharp grapefruit zest and some lemony/grassy hop before finishing bone dry with a citrus linger

M- medium-light body with moderate spritz carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that quickly drops off to a clean dry finish

O- this beer has just enough grapefruit/lemon bitterness so that it doesn't overpower the subtle base beer. It's quick & dry finish raises the drinkability through the roof, this would be easy to tackle a 6pack on a summer day.

 808 characters

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.57/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gillagorilla
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Sample at Max's Taphouse on 5/14/14

A: Copper tinged straw with ok lacing.

S: Like your standard blonde or pale, very light.

T: Hoppyish. Blonde. Paleish with a pretty much imperceptible grapefuit notes. Slightly bitter and tart at the end on the aftertaste.

M: Smooth, but some slightly course bubbles throughout.

O: I thought this was going to be an IPA.

 361 characters

Photo of zp6167a
3.75/5  rDev +9%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Morgazm from DuClaw Brewing Company
3.44 out of 5 based on 171 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer FestĀ® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • 10 Years of BeerAdvocate Magazine

    We're celebrating 10 years of BA mag with $10 print subscriptions for US residents!

    Subscribe