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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Proximity is an experimental wheat ale from Blue Moon, brewed with juice from Sauvignon Blanc grapes.


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7788) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle at BTBF. So happy I didn’t have to pay for a whole bottle to tick. Pours with a clear yellow hued body with a white head. Aromas are grapey (generic), bland malt, chlorine. Flavors are dry and a bit champagne like, medium sulfur, fruity, low ester. Dry with moderate carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 7, 2013
Pours light, clear gold with a quick, loose head. White grape, apple scents. Taste is sweet white grape, fruit juice. Very light...mild.the ABV is only evidenced by a slight fume at the back of the throat... Better than I anticipated..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thornecb (4172) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours pale gold into a shaker. White head quickly recedes to nothing. Mild wheat and grape aromas. Soft with sweet grape front to back.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (2617) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle. LIght sugary grape and apple aroma. Clear gold with a small white head. Sweet fruity, cidery grape, and light alcohol flavor. Light body, moderate carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (6984) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Bottle. White grape and green apple aroma - like a cheap white wine. Medium yellow with slight head. Mildly sweet white grape juice/wine and light malt flavor. Light but pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davey101 (619) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 16, 2013
750 ml bottle into a tulip glass. A - Pours a crystal clear amber body. Two fingers of soapy off white foam forms and dissipates quickly leaving behind a thin edging. This sits completely still if left alone for a few minutes. Minimal lacing. S - This really does capture the grape variety. Very sweet and floral with that unique tropical dryness that you would expect from the wine. Finishes with some harsh graininess. T - Less winey than the nose. Sweet grapes with a bit of wheat and cereal grains. Lacks complexity as its actually quite boring. Washes away quickly with a finish that is almost dry. Crisp and well carbonated. O - I was pretty impressed with the nose, but the flavor just doesn’t carry through. This beer is very approachable and I can imagine people who enjoy the wine could appreciate this beer. A solid attempt, but not very memorable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tgncc (2668) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2013
The pour is pink/gold, white head. The aroma is red wine must, wheat, cereal grain. The flavor is grapes, tannins, pepper, yeasty. The finish is light pepper. OK.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (10100) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle. Poured a clear pale color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with fairing. Moderate wheat and grape aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium grape flavor with a medium sweet grape finish of moderate duration. This is a soft beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (638) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Clear yellow pour with large white head and a lot of lacing. Aroma of white wine (sauvigon blanc mostly), citrus, bready malts. Flavor of bready malts, white grapes (and wine), with a bit of watery mouthfeel. Interesting unique brew from a macro, though I would not see paying more than $3.99 for a bottle for this.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2013
(750ml bottle, BB Oct 21 13) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of sauvignon blanc grapes, citrus, and vanilla. Flavor of vinous, citrus, light butter, vanilla, and florals with a dry finish.


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