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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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We crafted our single-style abbey ale with select roasted malts, a hint of Belgian sugar, and a touch of wheat for a rich, caramel flavor and a wonderfully smooth toffee finish. It’s perfect for those chilly winter days.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LowBrau (91) - Tonawanda, New York, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours a dark copper color with a thin beige head. Good balance of sweet, bitter, and alcohol. Nice caramel/toffee aroma alongside roasted malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (8244) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Bottle from variety pack. Amber pour with minimal off-white head. Caramel in the nose, some vcandi sugar. Thin palate, charred toffee.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drdisque (606) - Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle from a sampler pack. Flavor is water mixed with fairly pleasant malt, some odd collection of spices, and caramelized wheat. More of a milk chocolate finish than toffee. However, overwhelmingly very wet and bland. Not offensive, but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (5151) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Fresh bottle marked APR1315, a twist-off. Nose dusty caramel and a little cracker, grainy, seems pretty dry, has some Sam Adam’s like house flavor. Touch of fusel and candyish esters from the yeast. Pours deep, dark brown-red, like a Dubbel, but thinner, with a noisy and fizzy beige head. Taste is sweet and fruity, not sugary, but the alcohol is uncontrolled and enhances the sweet-raw flavor. Overripe fruit, somewhat grainy with strong alcohol warmth, lightly airy yeast character, and phenols and esters that are turned up. Sticky, lightly oily medium body, drinks pleasantly when you go quickly, sort of like a cordial, otherwise nah, brah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SDalkoholic (2201) - Linda Vista, California, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle from Rite Aid: Aroma is faint and almost non- existent but some sweet malt are there. The flavor is bland with the primary flavor being a sweet base of syrupy malts and a minor note of cheap artificial Belgian yeast. Appearance was a solid mahogany brown with tiny amount of foam. Taste watered down for being a Belgian beer style but the alcohol warmth the beer gives off does seem fitting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
1guywith_aboat (254) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Actually a very, very good beer despite the ratings. True to the style in aroma and flavor. My score is partially biased due to the fact that I didnt expect it to taste as good as it does. Hands down Best beer of the blue moon brand.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slubgob (205) - West Hartford, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Sweet almost make noise with a but of skunk. Mild carbonation. Fairly sweet in the mouth, maple and toffee. Finishes a but sweet and musty. Drinkable, unremarkable. Would be a decent post ski drink I guess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
snoworsummer (2843) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2014
From a bottle. Thanks Joe! Pours almost clear copper brown with no head. Tastes like very sweet malt, a little buttery, musky, nutty grains. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet malt, nutty grains.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sonnycheeba (4037) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark amber with absolutely no head retention. Aroma is bready malts, raisins, light toast, faint fig, and some faint Belgian yeast esters. Flavor is so, so bland with some notes of bready and caramel malts, dark fruits, and very faint hops. Medium body and seemingly no carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (5343) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle. Deep copper pour with a small head. Nose of strong Belgian yeast. Light pepper spice. Strong red apple and toffee. Taste is pretty one-dimensional. Loads of toffee. Red apple. Little else. Medium body, soft carb. Mediocre.

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