Morph 9/23/15 | Night Shift Brewing

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Night Shift Brewing
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by costanzo_mike on 09-30-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 40
Photo of brewmeister1984
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

So pleased with night shift. Being a whirlpool junky this was really good. Great light mouthfeel and nose on this one. Wished they came out with this weekly. Glad I got to enjoy this on Halloween. Would get again if I can find it.

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Photo of TheElectricOne
4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a tulip glass:

Appearance: a vibrant, very turbid goldenrod color, with a puffy, sudsy pure white head. Head has lots of retention, and lingers for a few minutes, leaving plenty of sticky lacing.

Aroma: lots of hop love here, with some citrus and tropical fruit, backed by herbal, weedy scents. Smells fresh and delicious.

Taste: passionfruit, oranges, and a little bit of a cilantro-esque flavor. Suppose that'd about follow the aroma, in that it hits you with tropical first, then supplements with some herbacious flavor. Quite yummy.

Feel: soft-medium body, with a medium length finish. Creamy and smooth.

Overall: a really delicious IPA. Stoked to try the next version of Morph when it comes out.

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Photo of breadwinner
4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Courtesy of the incredibly generous @chipawayboy, this can (insta-bonus points for canz) pours a really pleasant hazy, creamy yellow shade, nice dollop of foam atop, which hangs around a bit but leaves spotty lacing. Nose is the highlight here, big whiffs of cool, fresh tropical fruit, maybe some piquant citrus, and even a touch of something herbal. Palate is tasty, inviting, and sort of sneaky bitter, in that mild astringent tang that builds as you drink more of it. Really quite a nice drink!

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Photo of ManapuaMan
4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nice IPA with a less-than-aggressive imbalanced hop/malt profile. Light orange pour with a minimal lacing. Aroma of lemon, pine, orange rind; taste on the dryer side of orange, mango and pineapple. Nice beer that starts and ends crisp. Smooth, easy to drink IPA that isn't too citrusy/hoppy. Highest marks for being refreshing and very drinkable.

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

Can. One of the better Morph beers I have had. Pours a hazy orange. Aroma doesn't have that gross, sickly sweet malt profile most of Night Shift's hoppy beers usually come with. It's full of dry citrus notes. Flavor is grassy, dry and citrusy. That ├╝ber sugary malt is present but far less pronounced as most Morphs. Lighter bodied. These rotating IPAs by Night Shift are hit or miss. I stopped buying them because most of the time I can't stand their malt profile. This one was a bit different.

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Photo of ScaryEd
3.58/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a rather weak head. Not much lacing left around the glass.

The aroma is solid, with notes of citrus and a sweet malt backbone. Subtle, but not bad.

The citrus in the flavor is rather subdued. Slightly bitter but not overly so. Not picking up a lot of malt. The nose lied to me.

The feel is a bit stronger than expected, with a lingering bitterness that did not want to go away. Alcohol was pretty much undetectable but there was a faint burn on the back end of each sip.

Overall, a decent IPA. Nothing stood out to me as being particularly great, but nothing was bad either. Just an all-around decent IPA. Nothing more.

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Photo of garyloveman
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L hazy yellow not much head
S pretty mild citrus fruit
T taste is mild citrus fruit followed by a strong piney hop bitterness
F a little heavy on first sip. Slightly syrupy.
O not a bad IPA but was hoping for stronger citrus and smoothness...this is kinda boozy.

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Photo of gonzo000
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L. Hazy yellow orange color with a two finger foamy had that lasts as a 1/4 inch topper for the life of the beer. Smell is fresh - clean citrus with a bit of peach and some yeast. Drinks very clean with carbonation dancing on the middle of my tongue. The Citrus flavor play front and center, leading the way to a secondary wave of bitter hop. Refreshing and enjoyable - have not had a bad morph.

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Morph 9/23/15 from Night Shift Brewing
4.02 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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