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RATINGS: 741   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Ale brewed with honey & orange peel.
Welcome the season with Honey Moon Summer Ale, the winner of the gold medal in the Specialty Honey Lager or Ale category at the Great American Beer Festival 2006. This ale is brewed with clover honey, orange peel, pale malt and malted white wheat. Compliment any summer gathering with this crisp, refreshing ale.

Previously 5.6% abv.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 23, 2007
12oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden hue. Two fingers of cloudy whit head. Head permeates a yeasty cereal nose. As the head dissipates, an aroma of sweet honey and grass takes over. Light body, but very quenching. Not impressive as far as palate or body, but great swilling drinkability. Cheers, ladies!Crisp sweet honey citrus notes. Crisp flavors. Ever so slightly cloying, but mixed with a moderate gum tingling effervescence. Lawnmower beer. Just enough flavor and body to beat out the macro swill, but nothing that will drag you down. Iím gonna go finish this on the porch...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2824) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAY 23, 2007
Bottle from BevMo. Medium golden pour. Slightly sweet acidic aroma, some rotten veggies. Spicy flavor dominates. Cinnamon seems to be the dominant flavor. Drinkable if not really flavorful.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
IndianaRed (2869) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 22, 2007
Bottle pours a clear yellow with a lasting whiye head. Slightly skunky papery aroma and sweet light grains. Honey and very light pale malt in the dlavoe. Thin fizzy palate. Eceded my expectations. Thanks Jordan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gromzzz (4) - Gromzzz, California, USA - MAY 22, 2007 does not count
Picked up a six pack of this yesterday and must say I enjoyed it. Very light, honey aroma, and very sweet. As a summer brew, I love it. Iím a big Blue Moon Drinker and I enjoy this Summer Ale a lot. Would definately recommend it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jed314 (6) - Sedro-Woolley, Washington, USA - MAY 21, 2007 does not count
Interesting aromas of honey and marzipan. Poured golden yellow with 1 finger head. Flavor is sweet; mostly of honey and a little orange with a light refreshing body, almost lagerish. I enjoyed this beer, it was not as bad as the ratings show.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
uvajed (174) - Ravenna, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2007
Very faint aroma of wheat. Light, yellow color, slightly cloudy. Very light in the flavor department, with hints of honey and orange, maybe a little butteriness. Seems a little sweet, but probably only because of the lack of other flavor notes. Very drinkable, but kind of boring. The "regular" Blue Moon Belgian white is more interesting, as many other comments have mentioned, and I prefer it. This might be good outside on a hot day, or for folks who like lighter beers but enjoy some variety.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
aenimopiate (176) - The United States of Texas, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2007
I echo the sentiment of the previous raters. This beer is very light in color, but also in taste. I got mine out of a bottle, and it poured straw yellow with a thick white head that really had no body to it. The honey taste is evident, but overall, I was not impressed by anything this beer had to offer. I agree with Patrick767 in that the original Blue Moon is Much Much better.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
patrick767 (3727) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 20, 2007
bottle - This beer has a light citrus and wheat aroma. The flavor is quite sweet with some citrus and honey. Itís light and thin, thoroughly uninspiring, though drinkable. I canít help but give it a resounding "Meh". The flagship blue moon is much better.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
brianprentiss (677) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 19, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2007 Typical summer brew, sounds good in theory, but not much taste. Too fruity and thin. REVISION: Iíve re-rated because my wife bought a six pack the other night, and Iíve actually enjoyed drinking it with her. Not a wonderful beer, but perfect for a hot night on the back porch.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
wingman333 (333) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2007
Not very inspiring...slight taste of honey and I could not taste the orange at all...Iím not a big fan of the seasonal summer beers anyway but I would have expected more from Blue Moon which made the Belgian Wheat variety, which is quite good. This one was fairly weak.

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