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RATINGS: 469   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This full bodied abbey ale is brewed with roasted malts and a hint of Dark Belgian sugar for a perfectly balanced taste.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ronjustron (22) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 30, 2011
A great beer for the winter time. Certainly reminds me of a bock type beer and you can certainly taste the roasted malt on your palate and the finish. A great bouquet and great tasting beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jesterdeal (1814) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 17, 2011
Smells similar to smidthwicks. Rotten apples, iron and malts are foremost. Pours deep hazel with a pretty but small head. Tastes of malts, balsamic vinegar, and finishes with a little cocoa. Not repeatable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cryptobard (281) - DENMARK - AUG 30, 2011
Could use more body and a more rounded flavor. As it is, itís lightly malty with spices and goes down smooth.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (3576) - Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2011
12 ounce bottle pours a dark amber with a decent head. Had aromas of spice, caramel and sweet malts. Not too much flavor of spice comes through, and a rather sweet winter beer.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
oobawa (626) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 28, 2011
Tastes a whole hell of a lot more like bad cola than an Abbey Ale. Spoiled malt flavor, and that hint of sugar is more like a kick to the balls. Not that Blue Moon is a pantheon of quality beermaking, but this horrid mess should embarrass even them. (12/08)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Niko100 (1947) - Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2011
Rich dark amber color; Medium body; Aroma of malt, & some spice; Flavor of light roasted malt, caramel, some fruit (notably cherries), and spice; Overall, a bit light - but decent.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThaJuggernaut (309) - Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2011
I typically give this one a shot every winter to see if itís going to change. I like blue moon but this one just docent have the taste

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
wlajwl (3769) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 31, 2011
No where near as full bodied or thick as Belgian Ales, aroma of spices similar to a witbier. Rather thin and uninteresting, should be much more malty.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mayday035 (120) - san jose, California, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Draft. Clear brown pour with a lot of white head. Nose is nutmeg, bread malt and caramel with slight citrus and other spices not unlike pumpkin pie. tast is the same, too sweet, sweetness overpowers everything else.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DWestrick (417) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 17, 2011
pretty solid beer. Blue Moon makes a good beer - nothing special but itís an easy to drink beer that has wide availablity.


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