Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 3109   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
"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.

bowen008's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bowen008 (134) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2005
Bottle. No head at all. Yes, I taste the orange and coriander but the problem with this beer is the lack of body. Yes its "unfltered" but close your eyes and you cannot tell. An option if you intend to drink more than two.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
97hill (114) - - APR 28, 2016
Damn I wish I had seen the Coors on the can before I paid. I love wheat beers usually they are quite tasty and special, this is not much of either. First off wheats usually pour with a fluffy head, this went plat as pee on a plate ASAP Smells OK a bit weak, looks OK Taste , hmm not much Pretty underwhelming , now what do I do with the other can. On the upside it is way better the the usual stuff the try and pass off as beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GoufCustom (1407) - HONG KONG - APR 25, 2016

355ml bottle bought at Q Club in SoHo, Central.

Cloudy, hazy straw orange colour with a layer of yeast sedimentsOne finger head with off-white foam which lasts for 2 minutes; Good sticky lacing with fizzy carbonation; Quite fragrant aroma of light malt, with moderate wheat, light tartness, light coriander, light orange peels, sugar, bread and muddy yeast; Mid to light sweet taste of light malt, with strong wheat, light tartness, orange notes, ligth coriander, strong carbo, molasses, spices, biscuits, strong yeast, very light lemon, very low bitter hops and thin grass; Mid to light body. Slick palate; Mouth Feel is light maltyness in a thick, slightly soapy background. Wheaty but not really tart. Touches of oranges and coriander, strongly carboed with soda feel. Fairly sweet with moderate spices. Cheap muddy yeast like those from Rogue Ales. Iffy… Hoppiness is no aroma. Spices, very light lemon and thin grass in taste; Bitterness is very low for an abrupt, very low astringent wheaty finish; Fairly dry after taste. Light orangey and very low bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one has fair amounts of orange and coriander, but the wheatyness isn’t assertive, and it suffers from slightly soapy taste and poor yeast. Good idea ruined by sub-par ingredients. Not recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hopper8 (15) - Holland, Michigan, USA - APR 18, 2016
Blue Moon Belgian White is just not that inspiring to me. It’s a very heavy body for a wheat beer, I feel very full from drinking one. Even with an orange garnish, it lacks the flavor that you’re looking for from something that calls itself craft. That being said, it’s not really a bad beer. I can drink it, it has a pleasant taste, I have good memories with it, the finish with an orange is kinda nice. It’s just not great. I think 3/5 is about right. Maybe a touch high, but its what I have for now.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
El_Hefe (1) - - APR 10, 2016 does not count
Wheat ale has a smooth start. Follows with a slightly bitter swallow. The aroma and finish are clean with a little snap.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maits (36) - ESTONIA - APR 8, 2016
Aroma is something sour and citrus. Hazy yellow liquid with minimal head. Taste includes some citrus notes, light sweet and little bit bitter. Overall a good refreshing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Popoff91 (41) - Oregon, USA - APR 6, 2016
12-ounce bottles poured into a weizen glass. Beautiful cloudy unfiltered look, tall head, typical wheat beer flavor. Not bitter at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (6441) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 5, 2016
Nice refreshing wit.
Unclear golden color with a fine white head. Ok intensity in the aroma. Medium body and an ok carbonation. Mellow sweetness. Fruity, some yeast, citric and some spices.
[Bottle from Systembolaget web order in Sweden]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alebarasi (4) - Dobrova, SLOVENIA - APR 4, 2016 does not count
Apple cider-like, golden and cloudy color. Aroma of citruses, citrus peel, herbs (coriander) and maybe a dash of lemongrass and yeast. Soft carbonisation. Very drinkable beer, although its aroma quickly vanishes - smooth finish, as it says. Refreshing witbier, I must say

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
elosop (253) - SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2016
Grumlig, aprikosfärgad, litet skum. Doftar svagt av honung. Smaken fyllig maltsötma. Eftersmaken hyggligt lång och söt. Långtifrån belgare, men OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KeefOz (1401) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAR 29, 2016
BB 10.09.16. Poured a clouded yellow straw colour with a white collar that didn’t lace. Carbonation high with medium sized bubbles that gave a soft mouthfeel. Aroma subtly of coriander/spice along with sweet citrus. Taste of sweet orange with very subtle spice/cloves and a slight bitterness. Light body. Soft with an orange sweetness and light bitterness on the finish. Not up to the standards of a Belgian wheat beer. Disappointed as was expecting better.

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