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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Formerly Known as Valencia Amber Ale

Our limited-release Valencia Amber Ale is crafted with roasted malts, Valencia orange peel, and a touch of wheat for an uplifting orange, caramel aroma. Itís the perfect inspiration for taking advantage of the season.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TomTron (427) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Iíll be the first to say that I think Blue Moon is perhaps the worst beer to crossover from macro to craft brews, but this concoction is not that bad. Has some orange in it, though not as much as the regular BM, and has some decent malt notes. Itís drinkable but thatís as far as worth noting about it.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fidelis83 (2206) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Clear, dark amber pour with a 1 finger, off white head. Aroma of ground up oranges, dishwater, fruity, bready yeast and vegetal notes. Flavor is floury grain, metalic and mineral notes, greasy high temp fement, a nice, faint sort of floral orange note and more bready and kind of intense vegetal notes to the finish, kind of sulfery like cooked cabbage. Light body, moderate and slightly sharp carbonaiton and dry, but quite oily feel. I didnít really enjoy this at all.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4964) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2013
íValencia Grove Amberí on my label: drank 5 Feb 2013 in my hotel room in San Francisco. The 12 ounce bottle was chilled with ice in the wash basin and poured twice into a plastic beaker. I found this OK: good amber hue to the body and an off-white head that didnít want to hang around for very long. Flavour wise it had a pleasant orangey feel within what is a malty brew that has very little hop action in the nose or taste. I prefer maltier, semi-sweet brews and this fitted my profile fairly well. One of the best beers from Coors Iíve had either sdie of the Atlantic.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwalking05 (4221) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Amber in color with a decent white head. Aroma is heavy in malt with some citrus and dried leaves. Taste is citrus and malt.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
travita (4430) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle. The look is clear, white head, and copper colored. The smell is malt, fruit, wheat, and basic. The taste is fruit, wheat, yeast, and basic but Oklahoma

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2013
i cant believe im rating this..... it was ,, ummm pretty good. yeah..............................................

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ajnepple (3553) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2013
UPDATED: APR 19, 2013 12 oz bottle. Copper colored and pretty clear with an off-white head. Aroma and flavor is toasted grains, sweet caramel malts, light citrus and light wheat. Light body with a thin watery feel. Pretty bland.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (3019) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2013
The aroma is spicy, orange, orange peel. The appearance is clear orange, white head. The flavor is orange, light pepper, spicy wheat. Medium in body, slightly thick, creamy mouthfeel. The finish is pepper, pine, orange peel. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (5158) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAR 10, 2013
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized off-white colored bubbles that were quickly diminishing and left behind a very softly carbonated transparent orange brown colored body. The aroma was spicy and musty. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The nice flavor contained notes of mild citrus mild caramel toffee and sweet. A decent one that I would consider buying again.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rougeau13 (2214) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Clear amber with a soapy off-white head. Aroma of grain and light citrus. Taste is malty and a tad over-sweet. Medium bodied. Iím actually impressed; this is drinkable. Much less cloying and disgusting than a regular blue moon.


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