Mr Mistoffelees | Moon Dog Craft Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Moon Dog Craft Brewery
Australia
moondogbrewing.com.au

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Plato 12, IBU 12, SRM 3
Malt: Vienna Raw Wheat Malted Wheat Biscuit.
Hops: Simcoe.

Added by lacqueredmouse on 05-26-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
29
Reviews:
13
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
8.46%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 29 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of Strohm
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Latarnik
3.25/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CraftFan5
4.16/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of DrBier
3.69/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzlyo
3.78/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is mangoes, sour fruit and light medicinal. The flavor is mangoes, apricot/stone fruit, malts, citrus and a mix of sour/brett and mild medicinal in the finish.

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Photo of Myst
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alphakitty
4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwsipkins
3.89/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OmahaKF
3.53/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Smell is a hint of mango, cherry cough drop, and general tartness. Taste is heavy stone fruit, light tartness, and not much mango or passionfruit. I pick up a fair amount of acetic acid - not a bad sour but I was expecting more tropical punch.

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Photo of malfunxion
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

No bottling date. Served at cellar Temps in a teku

Great bottle label. The beer poured out a very clear orange with a creamy white head. Smells of tropical fruit, yeasty funk, kinda sour, mango and passion fruit obviously. Taste follows the nose but with some tannins from the oak aging. Very tropical abd not too sour. Just mildly tart. Delicious and great wild Ale from down under.

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Photo of RickyS
3.74/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Apricot color, with little head. Hazy. Very acidic on the nose, tart and pungent. The taste follows the same schema, however the finish is slightly bitter, not the hoppy way though. Light bodied. Pleasant beer.

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Photo of dmorgan310
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of life_of_agony
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rwalford74
4.17/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AgentMunky
4.41/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served on tap at the Local Taphouse.

A really stellar wild ale. Bursting with fruit and just a bit of Brett and lactic acid puckering the edges. Lovely. Highly recommended.

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Photo of personpitch
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of francisweizen
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of dansmcd
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of spicelab
4.17/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Current vintage 6.2%

Decent hiss on opening, although aggressive carbonation yields a quickly dissipating head that drops to nix. Body is a hugely turbid light apricot.

Lovely musty basement and dreamy oak notes provide a massive lift to the nicely fresh notes of mango and passionfruit. Not much else to say about the aroma profile, but the combination of sour yeast and oak really is impressively refined.

Similar flavours, with a fairly lively tartness. Again, the barrel and Brett infuses a homely, earthy character to the fruits.

Chewy and full with deceptively assertive, slightly sizzly carbonation, leading to a moderately dry finish.

A great demonstration of the almost limitless possibilities within the broad church of barrel aged, fruit sours. Was initially a sceptic, but think I'm becoming a Moon Dog fanboy.

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Photo of danieelol
4.1/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice cloudy yellow-orange.

Nose is...um, mango, passionfruit, lambic (on reflection this may be more of the oak smell than "lambic" smell). General tropical fruits and citrus.

Taste is more passionfruit-biased, then mango, then sourness and funk. Only a little bit sweet. Funk is a little curtailed.

Mouthfeel is a little nondescript. Slightly dry, slightly sweet.

Personally I don't get the tepid reaction to Moondog's fruited wild ales. I think they are very high quality, even comparable to those of New Glarus!

This definitely seems like the sort of beer which could convert non-crafters.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of ADZA
4.48/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Been looking forwards to this and it pours a champagne like golden yellow hue with a wispy one finger head that doesn't hang around long with not much lacing either but very approachable looking,the smell is Brett,mango,passionfruit,a touch of oak and a lemon zestiness I'm very impressed so far and the mouthfeel pretty much spot it's light bodied well carbonated zesty and dry with tastes of just the right amount of passion fruit and mango with Brett,a lemon zestiness that really carries it nicely and finished dry with a mix of oak and citrus and overall I'm in love this is a pearler what a beautiful light fruity wild ale and a pat on the back fellas I love it.

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Photo of heygeebee
3.34/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From Slowbeer. no BB.

Appearance - murky amber gold, no head minute edge film.

Smell - mango, sour.

Taste - mango, sour, apples, a little wheat, merest hint vinegar note.

Mouthfeel - light carbonation, but zesty, refreshing.

Overall - really a mango beer, with sour notes. Slips down all too easily. I was expecting a little more complexity, as it is a little one dimensional. Not sure if Brett left the room?

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