Tallboy & Moose Spruce Springsteen & Wayward Cosmic Crush

Style
American Strong Ale & American Pilsner
ABV
5.0% & 5.8%

Let me tell you a number.

Four.

... That's how many times I accidentally wrote Bruce Springsteen instead of Spruce Springsteen in the above heading, which feels like some pretty powerful muscle memory from typing two words into Spotify. It's always a moment of joy when craft beer and The Boss collide, and here they've done so as part of HPA's Even Flow mixed-pack. Tallboy & Moose have taken a unique path, infusing fresh pine sprigs alongside Centennial and Mosaic. Much like the great man himself, it's an American classic with a deep golden orange body and a bit of richness to the malt. The hops add grapefruit, pine potpourri, floral notes and fresh grass with a bitter finish.

Cosmic Crush from Wayward, on the other hand, is a hoppy American pilsner (which I managed to write correctly in one go). Here, the focus is on Aussie hop Eclipse, which brings ripe mandarin, melon and a touch of bubblegum that lingers long on the palate.

Will Ziebell

Published November 24, 2023

Name
Tallboy and Moose
Address

270 Raglan Street
Preston
VIC 3072

Phone
(03) 9484 7803
Open Hours

Mon & Tues: Closed
Wed - Fri: 4pm to late
Sat: 12pm to late
Sun: 12pm to 9:30pm

Froth Town 2024 B 2
WA Beer & Brewing Conference 2024 2

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