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Blue Moon Rising Moon Spring Ale

 
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RATINGS: 424   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Celebrate the end of winter with Blue Moon Spring Ale. This amber wheat ale is brewed with four varieties of specialty malts and an infusion of exotic Kieffer lime leaves and lime peel to bring out the freshness of spring.


exadore's rating

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
exadore (92) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 31, 2008
Bottle. Poured a dirty straw colour with a nice light tan head, with excellent lacing. Nose of sweet sweet malt and hints of citrus. Taste lacks body, and might be overcarbonated, but definitely not very good. I think the best word to describe this beer is bland.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
BeerRenter76 (725) - Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Originally rated on 7/12/08. An orange- amber colored body minimal carbonation, small head. There wasnt much of an aroma to speak of, the flavor was rather dull, no hint of lime anywhere, just grainy taste. i got a headache from this stuff, i wont purchase it again.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jabah (378) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2015
Hard to find anything wrong with this beer, but at the same time Iím searching for something great that stands out.....and canít find much. Itís a little better than average, but since there are SOOO many great beers out there I pretty much give it an across the board average rating. Slightly better than average appearance, which has a very light orange/clear golden color. A thin, lighter beer with hints of wheat, lime, and other citrus flavor. Been there, done that, but will probably pass next time and try something new.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (9928) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
"an ok offering. lite in aroma and flavor with some citrus (orange peel) and honey definitely present. doesnít do much to distinguish itself, but not offensive either."

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
subsonic (82) - Pataskala, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2013
"pours a yellow golden color with a very thick, fluffy, slightly off-white head, with some bubbles and little-to-no lacing. The aroma is faint, but one can detect a touch of lemon zest and white bread. The taste is of white wheat bread, lemons, orange, and just a tiny amount of hop bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium and somewhat soft, and somewhat finishes refreshing."

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Not awful but what can you expect from blue moon spin-offs, interesting wheat ale, trying to be a microbrew but cannot get away from BM.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Niko100 (2652) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Nice amber/cider color; Light to medium body; Aroma of wheat, caramel, & some fruit; Flavor of sweet malt, wheat, caramel, some fruit, and lime; Decent overall.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Pours transparent. Spritzy aroma and flavor with no head. Slight citrus.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ads135 (4129) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Sometimes, retirement is a good thing. Iím not sure what they made this out of, but it seems more like corn than wheat. The lime is unnecessary, or at least unnecessarily metallic.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2012
2010 vintage bottle from the back of my buddies "beer fridge"!! This did not age too badly. Typical skunky blue moon wheat with a little roses lime juice. Meh, it was probably much better fresh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Apryde6226 (2) - - OCT 12, 2012 does not count
In the Kansas City area, this is not easily found. Very good for whatís turning into a mass produced product.


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