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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joeyplush (631) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2009
This beer smells great coming out of the bottle, but found it a bit downhill from there. Appearance is very nice, actually looks like a good pale ale. The spiciness and fruitiness in the aroma is only negligible after the initial pour. Flavor is a bit unbalanced, sweet malt somewhat overpowers the citrusy flavor underneath, sweet smoothness of a belgian ale is still evident in the finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sregnar35 (974) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - FEB 27, 2009
Looks great, smells greats, taste is average. Sweet and yeasty, mostly watered down though.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
crazyvin (1965) - New York, USA - FEB 27, 2009
Copper body with a thin white head that had some lacing but not much. Aroma had nice biscuit notes but thats it, no real fruit notes or any other malt notes to it for that matter. Flavor had some fruit to it and some bread notes, it was very watered down.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjkuck10 (66) - , Wisconsin, USA - FEB 14, 2009
Orage-copper color with cream-white head. Fruity, gain, grass flavor. Good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5159) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JAN 27, 2009
Fruity aroma with a hint of evergreen hops. Orange pour with a creamy white head and lace. Medium malt, Belgian yeast, and a medium light bitter. Decent carbonation and medium bodied. Pretty solid drinkable beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopscotch (9242) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2009
Bottle... Clear, deep golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. The mostly fruity aroma also provides notes of toffee and honey. Light to medium-bodied. Unbalanced. Nice biscuity flavor, but a little too sweet for me. Finishes sweet with toffee and honey lingering on. Not offensive at all, but there’s nothing “Belgian” about this beer. I didn’t pick up any of the hibiscus or orange peel - of course, my neighborhood has hibiscus all over the place and I have yet to pull any aroma from it - so take that for what it’s worth. However, to me, this beer is much more reminiscent of an amber ale or English pale ale than anything at all within the Belgian family of styles. Thanks to Kevin for giving me this bottle at my 40th birthday party in Morgantown, WV!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cornfield (5506) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2009
Bottle from Liquor Stop in Highland, IN. Poured a clear deep copper body with a sickly white head. Very sweet malt aroma with some light floral scents. Honey sweet taste with a touch of citric bitterness. Gassy. Not worth complete sentences. Inoffensive.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
psuCE03 (135) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2009
Pours a light amber color with a moderate head. Hoppy aroma that drinks smooth and finished with a hint of hops. Nothing spectatular but certainly drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2009
12oz bottle from Publix Supermarkets (Tampa, FL). Pours a dark yellow amber color with a thin white head. Aroma is floral and hoppy with notes of honey, grass, citrus, and spice. Flavor is much of the same with notes of floral hops and grapefruit. Generally light-bodied with a hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (11257) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 10, 2009
Bottle from a party last night. Beautiful copper color with a foamy off-white head. Nice aromas of citrus and other fruit. Medium body minus with some sprightly carbonation. A little light in the flavor department. Touch of citrus zest, and some rough light roast caramel. A bit gummy in the finish. Good enough to drink. Pretty weak for a Belgian.


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