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RATINGS: 2986   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatSatanUSA (107) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2004
Fresh taste, hints of orange and pollen. Decent beer for its style, but falls short of remarkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnson2020 (79) - Canton, Michigan, USA - AUG 3, 2004
Nice orangey taste. Very smooth and a new summer favorite along with Bell’s Oberon.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (2952) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2004
1st white beer I can remember having. The mildlyunderstated wheat allowed the fruitiness to come thru quite nicely. I enjoyed this beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2483) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2004
I really enjoyed this. It wowed me and was unlike anything I’ve had before (have not tried any Belgians). Floral and berry aroma with strawberry-type taste in the body. Nice wheat taste too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bassy15 (60) - Cullowhee, North Carolina, USA - JUL 31, 2004
a extremely well made beer for a macro owned brewery. The wheat and fruity aroma is mild, and it adds to the overall flavor, which is mostly fruit, citrus. The feel of the beer in the mouth is silk wheat, very smooth but just has the wheat bread feel.

3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dthmtldgn (32) - barrington, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2004
great tasting beer. i love the bottle too. fruity taste, and found in most local stores. definetly had this beer more than a few times.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EtownEraser (63) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2004
Bottle. Nice white head on a hazy yellow body. Nice fruity aroma. Taste is a mix of fuirt and spice with a hint of citrus. Rather complex and interesting. Also, noted sediment on the bottom of the bottle indicating that it was not filtered......nice

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9713) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2004
On tap. Poured a hazy yellow with a small head. It was brought to me with an orange peel in the glass (why do they do that!). Smells and tastes of, guess what, oranges with some wheat. Did not impress me. Should I try it again without the orange peel - not sure it is worth it...

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shadey (1987) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 23, 2004
I haven’t had this in a while, but I remember it as a mediocre white. Nothing great, but nothing too aweful.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mienzigo (6) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUL 22, 2004 does not count
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2004 My favorite beer of them all, i tried this in Boston after a red sox game and did it hit the spot! up there, they slip an orange slice into the neck so the beer passes through during each pull from the bottle, tastes good that way but Blue Moon should just be drank ice cold from a glass, Bottoms Up!


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