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Mata Brown Boy | Aotearoa Breweries

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Brewed by:
Aotearoa Breweries
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
mata.net.nz

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Mata Brown Boy is a luscious full flavoured amber ale that pours a striking reddish brown. The specialty 4 malt blend brings caramel, toffee-like, malty characteristics balanced by refreshing hop flavour and aroma, medium bitterness, and a dash of pepper from NZ’s indigenous horopito. Kiwi magic!

Added by CrazyDavros on 08-22-2012

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2
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.32
pDev:
7.23%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by CrazyDavros:
Photo of CrazyDavros
3.22/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours brown with a small, off-white head.
Nose shows toasty malt, caramel and nutty notes along with grapefruit, spicy and floral hops.
Flavours include toasty malt, bready notes, grapefruit and herbal hops.
Could use a lighter body, feels a bit thick.

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Photo of chinchill
3.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Fork & Brewer in Wellington.

Pour was dark brown with excellent clarity and a very good tan head.

Mild yet spicy aroma. Flavor also a bit spicy, perhaps a bit much spciing for the malt level. Some spicy NZ hops too.

Feel: crisp; near medium body; a bit too much bite.

O: very interesting and surprisingly spicy brown ale. Certainly worth trying.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Mata Brown Boy from Aotearoa Breweries
3.32 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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