08-17-2016, The BeerVibe Crew

Beer Vibe Drinks Tampa Bay Brewing Company

Evidently lunatics made this porter. The name says it all. Moon madness can be cured with a good beer. So this artfully crafted stuff is more like medicine that is infused with excellent wonderful flavors. Here are Beer Vibe’s thoughts.

Tampa Bay Brewing Company’s – Full Moon Madness Subtropical Porter

6% ABV

These are our thoughts.

The Pour: Rich Espumita (foam).

Ms. Hopologist: “Great pour, awesome head.”

Once Upon a German: “Thick coffee foam.”

Steph-Lovat Beer: “Tons of foam.”


Score: 4/5

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The Color: Like the Night.

Ms. Hopologist: “Dark coffee.”

Once Upon a German: “Dark Chocolate.”

Steph-Lovat Beer: “Rich Dark Chocolate color.”


Score: 4.5/5

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The Smell: Conflicted.

Ms. Hopologist: “Grape smell, slightly hoppy.”

Once Upon a German: “Semi sweet, smoky, burned oatmeal.”

Steph-Lovat Beer: “Smells like grape. Sweet.”


Score: 3.6/5

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The Flavor: Smoky.

Ms. Hopologist: “Bitter liquid smokes.”

Once Upon a German: “Burned oatmeal, smoky, semi sweet chocolate.”

Steph-Lovat Beer: “Tastes like grapes and like sweet stout.”


Score: 4.5/5

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The Mouthfeel: Irish Mouth.

Ms. Hopologist: “Light to medium texture.”

Once Upon a German: “Full heavy, lingering smoky aftertaste.”

Steph-Lovat Beer: “ Medium good for Irish car bombs.”


Score: 4/5

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Total Score: 4.1/5

Ending Comments

So by all means don’t be struck with moon madness and if you happen to be in Tampa Bay by all means stop in to sample these great beers yourself.

Thanks to Tampa Bay Brewing Company for the samples.

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