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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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In Belgium, a Grand Cru is traditionally brewed for special celebrations. This holiday season, there’s definitely something to celebrate: a blue moon on New Year’s Eve. To honor this rare event, we’ve brewed a limited-edition Blue Moon Grand Cru in the US. This small-batch, Artfully Crafted brew incorporates subtle hints of orange peel and coriander and delivers a warm, spicy finish. Garnish with an orange slice and celebrate.


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1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Dean1015 (9) - san francisco, California, USA - MAR 4, 2011
i was a sucker and paid 8.99 for this only because i used to be a fan of blue moon till my palate became more complex. aroma is simple spice and alchohol. taste is bland a little spice and orange peel and a lingering alchohol aftertaste. It just seems they put more alchohol and thickened thier regular version of blue moon which dosent make for a good beer, especially at 8.99


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notyoursitsmin (10) - Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Much stronger flavors than regular Blue Moon. Sweeter in taste and strong orange citrus.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6718) - Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle originally shared by Tmoney99 from notes. Pours a hazy orange golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have Belgian yeast, orange citrus, orange peel, mild spice, pale bready malts, very sweet for what it is and I wouldn’t pay the money for one.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
rubbishystuff (1979) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2015 Well, I get what they were going for but waaay too sweet. It clouded everything else. More of an imperial version of the regular blue moon. Serving: Bottle

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6708) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
"every once and a while, a beer is exactly like you think it will be. this is one of those times. this is blue moon, slightly stronger, sweeter, deeper, and better. nothing more, nothing less. not worth $9, but i wasn’t payin."

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
generallee08 (739) - New York, USA - JUL 12, 2014
The body has a pale hazy orange tan color with a small white head. The head fades out quickly leaving nothing behind and making no lacing at all. Inside the body there are a few small deposits of yeast floating around. The aroma is quite fruity. It has a heavy orange like character with notes of orange blossom and mandarin orange peel. Under this are decent sweet bready and wheaty notes. There is defiantly a lot fruity orange and yeast character here. I get this fruity pebbles cereal thing with notes of bready yeast, wheat malt and a warm alcohol presence. It is sweet overall with just a little leafy hop bitterness towards the finish. The palate has a smooth, slick and heavy feel with very soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChetManly (1) - Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2014 does not count
2009. First aged Grand Cru I have had. Overall, a really solid beer. Better than the average Blue Moon.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DocLock (8386) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bomber from Capone’s. Pours dark straw with fizzy body. Tastes mildly fruity and hopcitric, with notes of tangerine, but falls apart in the palate department, and is a mess.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
subsonic (82) - Pataskala, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2013
"pours a cloudy yellow in color and has a high amount of visible carbonation with a very small bright white head that died down rather quickly, and a thick ring around the edge of the glass. The aroma was light to moderately orange peel and nothing else. The taste was similar to the aroma and also has notes of coriander and wheat flavors; the spices particularly linger through the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation. "

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mittenator (1559) - Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Bomber. Hazy bronze (lots of particulate) with a beige head. Malty sweet. Smells like schmirnof ice...really sweet and bad boozy at the end.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jkwalking05 (4155) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Tasted in 2009 (backlog). Cloudy yellow with a decent white head. Aroma is grain, toffee, and caramel. Taste is the same.


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