Nor'Hop | Moor Beer Company

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3.87/5
Very Good
27 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Moor Beer Company
England, United Kingdom
moorbeer.co.uk

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Northern Star.

Added by CwrwAmByth on 05-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,468
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
27
pDev:
11.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 27 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Sammy
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wiffler27
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JavierGC
4.75/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sephyrott
4.49/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bruno74200
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great session beer. Big fruity presence with citrus, melon and stone fruits. This pale ale is juicy as hell and not overly bitter. It has sting though. Good stuff

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mtbdonn
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KingBovril
4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Andrewharemza
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a can, pours a hazey pale amber colour with a good thick creamy white head that holds well. Aroma sweet, citrus, pine, tropical. Taste citrus, mango, pine, tangerine, malt. Not to bad very crushable.

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Photo of Mattias
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrfehon33
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vinicole
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pale straw. Slight haze. Thin head.
Sweet citrus hop aroma.
Flowery and tropical hops rejecting the aroma. Buttery. Light bitterness.
A smooth and refreshing APA

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Photo of Martine
4.29/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy straw amber into a tulip glass from a can. The two finger high head is thick, creamy and frothy white with great silky bubbles that cling to the glass long after diminishing. Retention is good, and lingering.

The nose is all sweet tropical; mango, grapefruit, lychee and some clementine. There's a brilliant freshness about the aroma; a heady scent of fruit, pine, hops, and floral leaves all blended into one. The flavour follows the nose almost perfectly with an immediate bittersweet tropical response on the sip, very mango-fresh, grapefuit rich and juicy. The pine and floral grass meanders in beautifully after the fruit, cleansing the palate and giving a wonderfully forest-fresh flavour, then the sweet, light malts cascade in before the mountain of hops. The aftertaste is an amalgamation of every flavour each jostling for position, and lingering far after the swallow.

It feels light-medium bodied leaning more into the full side of things with an oily texture. The beer feels smooth and heavy yet very easy drinking with minimal carbonation.

This is a great find, and I was wonderfully surprised to learn this was from a UK brewery. Beer52 really has some excellent taste.

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Photo of Anatole
3.15/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of innominat
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdagnew
3.52/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Refloosh
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of steverx8
4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DJ-Hophead
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Keg, Moor Brewery, Bristol - Pours hazy golden with white head. Lovely lacing. Smell - Citrus to the fore with a hint of yeast. Taste - Fruity hops ,citrus, dry bitter finish. Lovely Citra based APA.

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Photo of xhuang61
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CezarCorregiari07
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of jazzyjeff13
4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 660ml bottle with a BB of May 2014. ABV is stated as 4.3%. Acquired a while back from Trembling Madness in York. Described on the label as ultra pale and ultra hoppy.

Poured into a straight pint glass. Bottle conditioned. A bright golden-amber hue with faint haze and medium carbonation. Produces a large head of creamy white foam with good retention; this slowly reduces to a patchy surface layer. Nice lacing. Aroma of fruity hops with hints of white grape, melon, lime, citrus, grass/hay, light caramel malt and earthy yeast. Vibrant and delicious.

Tastes of fruity aromatic hops with a crisp, bitter finish. Notes of white grape, melon, mild grapefruit, lime, citrus, grass/hay, light caramel malt, earthy yeast and faint stewed hops. Well-attenuated, followed by a hoppy bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with pleasant carbonation and good body for the style. Hop oils stimulate the palate. Somewhat astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of bitter aromatic hops, bright fruity notes and earthy yeast.

Very nice - do Moor make a bad beer? It looks great, while the aroma and flavour are replete with fruity hop notes and dry yeast. The malt is subtle but provides balance. Lovely body. A perfect pale ale - goes down a treat. Well worth sampling if you come across it.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Nor'Hop from Moor Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 27 ratings