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RATINGS: 2767   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.
Editorís Note: Much of this beerís 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gsto2299 (4) - USA - SEP 6, 2001 does not count
A tad weak for a Belgian wheat ale, but Blue Moon makes up for the lack of strength with a smooth texture.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
THE BEER BARON (275) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2001
Not what I expected. It was ok but not something I loved

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
John Wentworth99 (10) - CANADA - SEP 3, 2001
My second favorite beer of all time, also apparently unavailable in western Canada. Detractors of this brew should stick to MGD! To me, itís better than the true Belgian whites in every way.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
21iceman40 (1731) - vienna, West Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2001
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2003 The first belgian white beer i have ever had and i was impressed. It was light and crisp and very refreshing.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hennes (934) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2001
I view white beers something like I view jazz; thereís something I just donít get, although I usually admire the craftsmanship. This beer, however, must be the Kenny G of beers. The ornamentation of extras strains, in a desperate, sickly way, to cover up for a lack of real substance.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JessterCPA (130) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2001
Awesome white beer. Light. Citrus. Unfiltered. I have turned many people onto this. I even had it on tap in Atlantic City NJ!

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
trappist12 (200) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - AUG 22, 2001
If you want a good witbier buy Hoegaarden!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ravidesai (940) - Bombay, INDIA - AUG 22, 2001
one of the better American micro interpretations of a Belgian wit. very light and tart. a refreshing beverage

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jstu9 (402) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2001
This was a very boring beer. It didnít taste bad, but there was nothing special about it. Though I tend to not like Belgian whites anyways.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Livingston99 (1) - Geneseo, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2001 does not count
I first had this ale at the Coors brewery in Golden Colorado,It has a sweet but fruity taste very refreshing. The hostess at the Coors brewery said it is usually served very cold and with a slice of lemon to bolster the already fruity taste.


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