fidelis83 (1823) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - NOV 9, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear garnet pour with a thin, soapy tan head. Aroma of toast, fruity esters and caramel. Flavor is caramel, toffee, fruity cough syrup, light metallic notes and sweet cherry. Light, thin body, with a slightly oily entry, medium strength, sharp carbonation and off dry finish. Meh, probably one of the better Blue Moon products I have sampled, but still not all that good.
aracauna (2994) - Georgia, USA - APR 15, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Overly sweet, although plenty of dark fruit and bubblegum esters. More unbalanced than bland.
hayduke (3159) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 3, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Shared with Strykzone via Facebook Chat. I am sorry to say I inflicted this brew on him. Pours a clear amber color with a big bubbled off-white head and no lacing. Nose is sweet caramel malts. Nothing else. Light body with a thin mouth feel Flavor shows almost nothing except the malts. There is hint of other things...such as fruit or nuts, but they are almost undetectable. No finish of any kind. My wife Melanie took a sip and I think summered this up perfectly "Starts out as nothing...works its way up in the middle to nothing, and finishes with nothing" This is about as nothing a beer can be.
Strykzone (4478) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 ounce bottle from Hayduke that we had together via facebook chat. This pours clear dark amber with some red. A beige ring. Not a big aroma but some toffee and malts. This is a nice enough beer but there us just not a lot going on. Toffee and malts. Something like chocolate. The key words for this beer are "not quite." It is not quite a lot of things. But it is not quite a good beer. To that it is not close.
pkbites (643) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 18, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Whatever they were going for here .........the missed!!! " A rich caramel flavor and a smooth toffee finish" my red haired ass!!! This does have a weird, peculiar aftertaste that is interesting but quite pleasant, but other than that it misses whatever mark it was shooting for!!
kirk36 (107) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 16, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I had this on tap once and enjoyed it...bottled is another story. Not as rich and chestnutty. I do like the dark copper with reddish hues and dark center. This beer is too sweet for me. A mouth full of pure sugar in each gulp. More alcohol and less sugar.
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Suttree (4905) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 16, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Coppery bronze, nice fluffy white head. Sweet, bubblegum aroma. Taste is some caramel and tobacco, plus some other mushy sweet flavors.
EtTuCthulhu (899) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAR 12, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
The color is a clear chestnut color with a medium off-white head, and the aroma blends a heavy dough yeast with a hint of caramel malts. The taste is mildly sour and a touch sweet, and the palate fuses an average carbonation, medium body, thin texture, and a lightly sour finish.
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, room 212, 19/02/14. White lidded mahogany. Malt loaf with strawberry jam nose. Malt loaf studded with black cherry; light nuttiness and rusk in the afters. Sweet and inoffensive in a dobbelbock diluted with cheap tinned brown bitter kind of way.
kidobutai (231) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2014
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a bottle into a plastic cup with an orange slice at a hockey game. Better than expected. Slightly dark amber, citrus and malt, slight carbonation.
Nuffield (3637) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 22, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Drinkable but flawed. The most important observation is that it has a pronounced sweetness alomg with its caramel flavor. Belgian but only in an American way, like a saccharin Disney style interpretation of Belgium at Epcot Center.