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RATINGS: 2883   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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"Belgian White Ale" (North America) / "North American Craft Beer" (UK)
Brewed with oats for creaminess and spiced with the perfect combination of orange peel and coriander.
An unfiltered wheat ale spiced in the Belgian tradition for an uncommonly smooth taste.
Gold medalist (white beer) at 1995 World Beer Championships, silver medalist (white beer) at 1996 and 1997 World Beer Championships. 171 calories per 12-ounce serving and 5.4% abv.
Editor’s Note: Much of this beer’s production now comes from the Molson brewery in Toronto. A small portion of Denver draught production comes from the SandLot brewery. Still other product may continue to hail from Golden. 7/19/08.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
screigh (464) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 25, 2004
Poured a large white head. Didn't last too long and no lacing. The brew is a hazy golden color. Smells fruity. Tastes of mild wheat with fruity overtones. This is a great beer from a major brewery.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4695) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 25, 2004
Bottle. Thick orange looking beer. Cloud-like wisps in the glass. Very light filmy head and film left on the side of the glass. Light aroma, more peppery spice than fruit, no yeast. Taste starts with spice, then fruit. A little spice in the finish. Tangerine body. Nice and interesting with the right ingredients but the whole seems to be light on the beer side - more like a cooler.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - APR 24, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2005 A good beer that you can find on draught at alot of places. Pours cloudy with a decent white head. A good mix of spices and fruit in this one make it a good choice.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SmokeyJ (20) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 22, 2004
A great beer. Turst me on this one lose the masculine look and try this beer. A great white, very light in the stomach and great berry taste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
run20six2 (119) - USA - APR 18, 2004
Tried only one of these when I was a bit wasted. I remember it was quite tasty and little dark. Would definately buy again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8016) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2004
I give Coors credit for realizing that they need to try something new. Some fruit, coriander, and banana odors. Tastes wheaty, citrusy, fruity, and smooth at the finish. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2004
This is a pretty good beer, but I think I am just spoiled by hogaarden and alagash. But, i am impressed considering the fact that it is made by coors and i can find this commonly in grocery stores.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eraserhd10 (226) - new haven, Connecticut, USA - APR 14, 2004
Becoming increasingly popular here in Connecticut, Blue Moon Belgian White is a welcome addition to any tap! Very smooth with a nice wheaty consistency. Cloudy. Decent head. Nice subtle presence of caramel and some banana. Taste is a little flat but is greatly enhanced by the addition of a slice of orange (!) or lemon.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oneStar (15) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2004
Bottle. Poured cloudy with a decent head. Nice citrus and wheat aroma and flavor. Overall good but there are other wheat beers I would prefer over this one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tbookman (618) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2004
Cloudy light amber/orangey color. Sweet, banana/fruity aroma. Wheat flavors, with a bit of citrusy tartness - although it gets smoother and less biting when it warms up. Not bad, but not real disctincitve.


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