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Old 11-06-2010, 01:45 PM   #1
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Default Ever heard of Moa?

A local specialty food shop has a small but diverse beer selection that I check out regularly. Last night I saw a beer called Moa. It's from New Zealand. Has anyone ever tried it before?

Their 5 hop ESB came in a 4 pack of 16 oz bottles for 21 bucks so I was thinking of giving it a try. I guess I'd call it a birthday present to myself.

If you have actually heard of this and tried it, what did you think?

Here's a link to their site http://www.moabeer.co.nz/


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Old 11-06-2010, 10:44 PM   #2
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We carry the red, black and blue where I used to work. I've had one but can't remember which one - unfortunately, it wasn't anything that special... Someone told me they use champagne yeast, but the beer is definitely not fully attenuated and the mouthfeel was only slightly softer than typical carbonation.


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Old 11-06-2010, 11:44 PM   #3
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Speights is a REAL new Zealand beer (south island) and because it's real nz beer they do not export it...at all.ever hear how wine in Australia is 10000% better than Aussie wine available in the states... Nz beer is the same
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Old 11-07-2010, 12:13 AM   #4
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they don't export speights because its crap, same as db,tui et al,its only marketing and rugby associations which sell the stuff, i really don't understand the undying loyalty to the brands either when in a blind taste test most people couldn't tell the difference between em,bland,insipid, they'd send the stuff back.
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Not true about exporting NZ beer, they export steinlager which is a nasty lager. it's like they took an urquell recipe and brewed it at ale temps. The best NZ beer is Mac's Blonde or mac's Black.
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Moa is awesome... we can only get a limited amount around christmas in the large bottles. They sell Moa for around $7 per bottle (small) at Whole Foods. Does anyone know the recipe?
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I bought a bottle of Moa's Imperial Stout aged in Pinot Noir barrels. It's in the cellar now, but I look forward to drinking it when the time's right!


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