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RATINGS: 714   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
legion242 (2193) - Richardson, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2007
I, too, wondered why so much hate was thrown towards this beer. The honey is present in a pleasent state. Good effervesence.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aarossell (151) - Grandville, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2007
Iím disappointed by the lack of approval of this beer. I enjoyed it. Being somewhat of a honey-connoiseur and a mead-maker I could actually find the honey in this honey-beer. Others fail at that miserably. Nice spice / nutmeg / sweet candy honey flavor....not remotely powerful, really subtle and pretty refreshing. Still not as good as their White Ale, but I think itís quite a good effort.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (7609) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 11, 2007
Bottle. Orange peel wheat malt aroma - perhaps a hint of corriander. Golden yellow with moderate head and lacing. Mildly cloying honey wheat flavor - a hint of orange peel and spices. Decent body. Not too bad of an American Wheat - better than average.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BigBen2120 (688) - Derry, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 11, 2007
Light yellow translucent body with a couple inches of white head that takes a little while to dissipate and leaves a good amount of lacing. Smells slightly lemmony and peppery with a hint of honey. Tastes sweet like honey, hints of citrus in the background. Light bodied but by no means watery. Very drinkable. Not much wrong with this one, though itís a bit simplistic. An easy-drinking beer for a hot day.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Delirium (636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2007
Bottle. Pours pale golden with a large fluffy white head. Aroma is grass, lemon, and some spice. Flavor is sweet nondescript malt, some corn, a bit of kind of artificial honey, and some wheat in the finish. Not too good: take the regular Blue Moon, replace half of it with a generic pale lager, add some artificial honey, and youíve got this. Just adding some honey to regular Blue Moon wouldíve been a better recipe.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
buckybeer (666) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2007
Pours light golden with a large white head. Aroma is light spice, nutmeg, corn, wheat. Flavor is sweet. Corn, wheat, light citrus and spices. Not bad. But sure is not great.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
thegreenrooster (3215) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 10, 2007
Pour is a murky yellow with a large white head. Aroma is a bit on the lemon side but the wet paper bag takes over. Flavor is super weak and watery. Its just a sweet corney mess. Thereís honey in here? i think not. Who ever brewed this deserves a cock punch.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
mtdshn (173) - Moline, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2007
Bottle. High expectations with this one, as I love Blue Moon, but entirely disappointing beer. Poured a golden yellow with a foamy, and somewhat lasting head. Light aromas of honey. Very, very bland, watery, on the lines of the worst of the worst pilsners. This is much like Miller Lite with a little bit of honey. Very disappointing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
andyhite (308) - Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA - MAY 7, 2007
bottle. pours glowing golden yellow, white lager-type head. honey malt aroma, light orange as well, not to memorable thus far...honey comes out in the taste, but other than that, it tastes just like blue moon. thatís about it here. itís ok, and iíll prolly buy it again, just to deviate from the macro standard wheat.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hangover (1058) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - MAY 7, 2007
Light gold in color with lots of carbonation streamers and a fluffy white head. Aroma is grassy and soapy. Highly carbonated. Fake honey taste. Some wheat towards the finish once the fake honey subsides. Tastes like honey malt-liquor but without the alcohol to numb the pain. Blue Moon is way better than this trash.

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