Tallboy & Moose Bit-A-Citra & Code Red Alert

Style
Pale Ale & Cold Red IPA
ABV
5.2% & 6.1%

Tallboy & Moose are keeping the hop train running in Preston with the brewpub experimenting with two new releases. Bit-A-Citra is a pale ale that uses the much-loved American hop known for its citrus qualities but throws in more of it thanks to additional bitter orange peel. Pouring like a classic American pale thanks to its clear orange hue, there are notes of OJ, candied orange and a somewhat perfumey, bergamot side that kicks in alongside the bitterness.

Code Red Alert meanwhile, is a beer that might turn a few heads. Sure, red IPAs are common enough, particularly during autumn, but a cold red IPA ... say what? Like a regular cold IPA, the beer used lager yeast over ale and was dry hopped early with Vic Secret, Rakau and Galaxy with those adding quite a bit of pine, resin and grapefruit. While there is a sweeter and caramel side you should expect from such a deeply red beer, you'll also find it to finish quite lean and dry too.

Will Ziebell

Published April 11, 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
Indies 2024 B

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