Toast (Slightly Burnt) | Moonlight Brewing Company

Toast (Slightly Burnt)Toast (Slightly Burnt)
BA SCORE
4.09/5
39 Ratings
Toast (Slightly Burnt)Toast (Slightly Burnt)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Moonlight Brewing Company
California, United States
moonlightbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-22-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,777
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
39
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.84/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bobby gs, Berkeley, feb 2016

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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.8/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sbangs
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Spaghett
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

- Had on tap at Saucy pizza place.

-Appearance- A dark brandy hue with delicate lacing. BURNT looking if you will?

-Smell- The smell surprised me. Rather figgy/sweet scent hit my nose.

-Taste- Delicious. I taste toasty crackers with a dab of jam. It gets better as it warms in the glass.

-Mouthfeel- Nice light fizziness tickles the tongue. Considerably refreshing.

-Overall- I loved it and I would certainly recommend to a good number of people due to its light, tasty, and approachable flavor.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of ngeunit1
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Served a clear amber color with a bit of orange mixed in with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades at a normal pace leaving behind some good lace.

S - Aroma is a mix of rich sweet caramel malts with a bit of toasted malt and citrus hop.

T - Starts off with some sweet rich toasted caramel and bready malt with a bit of citrus hop and a hint of chocolate. Though the middle some more toasted flavors come through with some light bitterness, some more hop flavor, and a touch of lager yeast esters. The finish is a mix of citrus hops, lightly caramelized malts, and a touch of bread.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with lightly syrupy feeling and a dry toasted finish.

D - Very drinkable. Nice amber lager with good balance.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3/5  rDev -26.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Arrives at the bar with a cognac color and a small cap that laces very nicely

Smell: The power of suggestion in the name is very strong as I pick up the toasted bread aspect but would add that there is a fruity character to it that spread like jam on toast

Taste: Toasty, up front, with a fig and blackberry jam flavor that arrives by mid-palate; earthy hops balance out the jam and toast flavors and linger into the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: I've seen this on tap a few times when I on the west coast but was put off by the idea of ordering an Amber Lager; this beer is definitely not your father's Amber Lager and is unique in its own right; well worth seeking out

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4.64/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Served on-tap into a tulip glass at NOPA in SF. I love that NOPA exclusively serves Moonlight on draft, but I digress.

A: A deep crimson/amber with little head or lacing. The color is intriguing nonetheless.

S: Spicy notes, bread & yeast with a slight with the citrus of hops.

T: A wonderful balance of malt and hops. Moonlight's forte is BALANCE and this offering showcases that strength.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, smooth with a slight bite. Too drinkable.

O: A solid beer, definitely happy to try this limited brew.

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3/5  rDev -26.7%

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Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 39 ratings
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