Moody Ales – Intrepid Matcha Saison

Moody Ales – Intrepid Matcha Saison


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3.8 out of 5


  • Type: Saison
  • Brand: Moody Ales
  • Pros:

    Big body and great, refreshing flavour

  • Cons:

    Bigger that typical with fairly noticeable alcohol content

  • Conclusion:

    A big bodied, big flavoured saison with a nice citrus-earthy tone.

Moody Ales Intrepid Matcha Saison Review Moody Ales – Intrepid Matcha Saison Review

Moody Ales has released a Saison called the Intrepid Matcha from their Port Moody based brewery. As a part of the Guest Brewer Series the beer is a collaboration with local home brewer, Steve Sheldon. From the bottle this beer pours as a cloudy golden colour topped with two fingers of very lightly lacing head. As the head settles an aroma of citrus, wheat and a light earthiness (from the green tea) makes for a sessionable smelling Saison. The beer is well carbonated and features a body that is bigger than typical for the style but expected given the 6.9% alcohol content. An almost sour, citrus flavour comes out front of the tongue while the wheat and green tea notes build in the background. On the finish, a light bitterness joins the earth-tones for a relatively neutral palate. The Intrepid Matcha Saison is a bigger than typical beer but it still offers the sessionability and fresh flavour that we all love in a Saison.

Alcohol – 6.9%
IBU – 35
Size – 650ml Bottle
Price – $7.25 (Craft Retailer)



Moody Ales Intrepid Matcha Saison Review Moody Ales Intrepid Matcha Saison Review

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