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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pale Moon is a drinkable pale ale that has a distinctive hop aroma without the lingering aftertaste. This Belgian-Style Pale Ale is brewed with European malts, Cascade hops, and a touch of hibiscus and orange peel. These ingredients create a rich copper colored ale with a flavor complexity that one would expect from the Blue Moon Brewing Company.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jvmiller (558) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - MAY 29, 2009
Preetah shittah. bland flavor, bitter, but just tasted like a really bad amber. Belgian? Who says?

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pistolpete (203) - USA - MAY 25, 2009
easily my favorite from the millercoors conglomerate blue moon line... artificial fake orange taste is not as prevalant in this one and i enjoyed this one on a cold winter nice.... would buy again

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2009
Short 12oz twist-off bottle. Finally, another from the Blue Moon Series! Brewed with Cascade Hops, Orange Peel and Hibiscus. What is a Coors without orange peel?.. not a Blue Moon, I say. Orange copper color. White foamy head. Aroma of juicy oranges, and citrus hops. It is a surprisingly nice combination. Flavor is a pale malt, some caramel, light citrus, some orange zest. Not to balanced, still better than the rest of the series. Overall, I don’t think I’d offer this to any guest at my house. Rating #1925

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2009

Name: Pale Moon
Date: May 23, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ticker Tasting
Appearance: clear copper, wispy off white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet crystal and caramel malt aroma, light citrus, touch of floral
Flavor: sweet caramel flavor, nice balancing hops, sweet citrus, light bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WVHouseofBeer (973) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2009 A light aroma and taste of floral hop, but that’s about it. There just isn’t too much going on in this brew. Leave it on the shelf.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 3, 2009
Poured into a pint glass. Light rust colored with a fizzy thin head. Head falls quick, no lacing. Smells slightly of a spicy yeast, green apple, and wet dog. Taste isnt terrible at first, a little spicy, a little sour, but then is tastes like a BMC pils. Body is thin and tastes like corn mash. Overall, not as bad as I imagined, but pretty terrible. On the plus side, I could drink this all day long.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ContemplateBeer (1917) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 24, 2009
Blue Moon aroma, but with a hop presence. Dark copper color with fluffy head. Hops are more plentiful than expected, though I must say I didn’t expect much. The rest of the flavor resembles a sweet Blue Moon. Palate is lively, but abrupt. Mundane.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nuplastikk (5570) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 12, 2009
12oz bottle. Filtered amber-orange color. Overly sweet one dimensional aroma, not pleasant. Medium bodied with a decidely sweet yeasty fruitiness. A Belgian Pale Ale? No way, lacks any crispness. More like a Singel if anything. Shows some spice as it warms. Surprisingly not bad for a Blue Moon product, but embarrassingly bad for something claiming to be Belgian.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SudsMcDuff (7660) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2009
pours a dark orange .. white medium low head .. light sweetness, muddled, but has an okm bitterness .. plain and simple ..drinkable but no where special .. what the hell is a marque doing here anyway?!?!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (6894) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2009
Tallahassee, Fl. ABC Liquors - 12 oz bottle - part of a Brewmaster’s variety 12 pack. Pours a medium copper with a thin white head that dissipates fairly quickly. Aroma has some brief spicy accents with a dash of nuttiness. Flavor has some nutty accents, a bit of Christmas type spices and a brief wisp of citrus. Mouthfeel is even and smooth. Decent, just not overflowing with flavor.


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