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RATINGS: 3166   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"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.


Bricks' rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bricks (976) - Delaware, USA - DEC 6, 2009
Orange in the aroma, color, and taste. Quite a bit of carbonation.. solid performing wheat beer thatís in mass distribution.


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Lagerboy (1936) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2016
355 ml can as Belgium Moon. Slightly clouded orange yellow, fine white lasting foam. Faint aroma of coriander, wit spices and orange. Taste is quite thin, bland and aqueous, coriander, orange and lean wheat malt. Average carbonation, light bodied, low hopped. Limp crafty industrial swill. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tekstr1der (374) - New Hampshire, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Despite its origin, I really enjoy this stuff. Pours a hazy golden with a finger of white foam that clings. Aroma is bread, bubble gum, and orange yeastiness. Flavor follows closely. Very balanced with just a bit rough in the finish.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
meldorf75 (18) - - SEP 24, 2016
Meta zlocista barwa jak przy pszenicznych. W aromacie pszenice I drozdze. W smaku troszke chmiel I drozdze .Piana slaby szybko znika. Nie warte polecenia moim zdanien.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Taboada (923) - Compostela (Galiza), - SEP 16, 2016
Tasted from the tap several times. Cloudy, light orange colour with a medium foamy white head. Aroma of lemon, corn and wheat. Taste is light and watery with a strong presence of the wheat and a citrus finish. Next one please!

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
lupulist (253) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2016
Pours a yellow orange colour with a white head. Aroma of fake orange and coriander. Tastes mild and sweet, with a bit of cardboard. Boring and bland.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mcberko (14411) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2016
12 oz. bottle, pours a cloudy golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma brings out light coriander, some spices, and citrus. Flavour is very weak, with some skunk, light coriander, and herbal notes. Skunky and herbal. Commercial crap.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (1091) - SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2016
Hazy orange beer with a white head. Sweet, orange-y scent.Itís quite smooth and creamy, with the orange coming through again, a tangy, spicy aftertaste and some bitter hop. The citrusy zest really lingers, albeit in quite an understated way. Very sessionable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (405) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 10, 2016
Pours a cloudy golden orange color. Hazy, wheaty looking. About one finger white head, not real long lasting. Head retention low, lacing very low. But a fresh pour does look great!

Aroma is wheat, coriander, orange peel, lemongrass. Low hops, some sweetness. Smells good.

Taste is wheaty, sweet. Light orange, coriander. Buttered bread. Light in taste, but tastes good.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Yep, itís pretty creamy. No bitter, a little sweet. Itís good.

Overall, itís pretty good. Put me down for another one. Would I buy it again, yes. Would I recommend it, yes. Better than your average macro, and competitive with your best micros.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rei00 (57) - CHILE - SEP 8, 2016
Una Belgian White Ale de color ámbar turbio y baja carbonatación. Su aroma es cítrico suave, miel y floral. Su sabor es resfrescante, durazno, naranja, cilantro y miel manteniendo su dulzor en todo momento. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
labeerinthum (544) - Milano, ITALY - SEP 7, 2016
Bottiglia. Il gusto al naso ricorda il frumento. Líintensitŗ olfattiva Ť flebile e la persistenza olfattiva Ť corta. Il cappello di schiuma ha una discreta resistenza, con carbonazione e bollicine medie, come pure quelle del piano sottostante, spinte da una carbonazione abbondante, persistente ed insistita. Líaspetto del liquido Ť opalescente. Il colore Ť giallo torbido. Il corpo Ť pieno. Il dolce Ť medio. Líamaro Ť moderato. Líaspro Ť leggero. Líintensitŗ gustativa Ť normale e la persistenza gustativa Ť sufficiente. Il retrogusto Ť di media intensitŗ. Líaroma in bocca riporta sentori di biscotto, frumento, avena, coriandolo e fiori.


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