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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lite and refreshing with a hint of wheat malt flavored with orange peel, coriander, and clover honey.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (7950) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2013
UPDATED: APR 9, 2013 Brewvival Trip Beer 55. Draft at the brewpub. Pours a hazy yellow color with no head. Weak aroma of bread, citrus and caramel. The taste is bread, caramel, citrus and a spicy finish. Medium bodied. 5000th USA rating!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (586) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Quite tasty, like a blue moon but slightly bolder...good characteristics but looks average

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3081) - Montana, USA - JUN 9, 2010
On tap at Aiken Brewing. A very clear golden pour with tiny white head. Scent is citrus. Taste has a subtle spicey taste. Nice if you enjoy the style

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2010
Golden-yellow with good lacing. Light nose of orange blossom. Medium bodied with round mouth feel. Slight orange on palate as well as wheat. Short, wheat finish. A little different-not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (4665) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 28, 2009
Gold with just a hint of red and a foamy off white head and lace. Large brown sugar, sweet maltiness and abv on the nose. Spiced sweet flavor with some fruit, cherries I think. Very nice full bodied beer with good carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11005) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2009
on tap-pours a disappearing white head and gold color. Aroma is sweet medium malt. Taste is sweet medium malt, fruity, some spice hops. Close to a bock/mai bock.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 20, 2007
Sample at GABF 2007. Cloudy golden color with a frothy white head that diminishes rapidly when swirled. Mild clove banana ester, perhaps a suggestion of bubble gum. Flavor was somewhat lemony with a small dollop of balancing sweetness. A bit thin in body to be remarkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Name: Randy’s Grand Cru
Date: 10/13/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, GABF

cloudy yellow, sweet spicy orange aroma, creamy body, sweet and tart flavor, lots of fruity character, nice orange for the sweetness, lemon for the tartness, a touch of honey, a citrus delight

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nearbeer (3436) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 29, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2008 Draft pint. Golden, mostly clear with medium head that diminished fairly rapidly. Aroma is citrus and spice - maybe coriander. Taste is similar, and very much like a Blue Moon, but smoother. Nice spring and summer refresher, but not enough body or wheat-yeast flavor to suit my Hoegaarden-esque tastes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (6984) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 22, 2006
Tap. Cherry-berry malt and light hops aroma. Golden yellow color with moderate head. Tart cherry malt flavor with a nice flowery hops flavor. More fresh fruit flavor - nice flavor and palate - not too strong. A nice, enjoyable beer.


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