Ernest (6181) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 15, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing.
Body is medium amber.
Aroma is lightly malty (grain), lightly hoppy (flowers), with light notes of butter, orange juice, metal.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
Not much aroma, and what’s there is not healthy. Bland in the mouth. Drain pour.
Fatehunter (1179) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Almost a finger of head on a dark amber colored body.
The aroma is a mild grain and orange zest. Mild though.
The taste is mildly bitter with moderate sweetness. Bland.
The texture is crisp with moderate to high carbonation.
A lack of depth and flavor keeps this back.
Block (1342) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - FEB 13, 2013
1.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
This is the worst beer by Blue Moon I have ever had. I wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between this and what I drank in college (and occasionally still do).
Rotbart (155) - - FEB 13, 2013
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice orange, hoppy aroma, copper color with a rather full foamy head. It has a smooth hoppy flavor with a lightly caramel like finish.
jflopsu (524) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2013
1.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
Light gold tint. No strong aroma. Light flavor that ends fruity. Not the best amber ale I’ve had
poisoneddwarf (1701) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - FEB 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle from the spring variety pack. Pours a clear copper with a medium collapsing off-white head. Aroma consists of wheat, citrus drink powder, oranges, caramel--all of it a little faint. Taste is caramelly sweet with the fruit taking a backseat; finishes a little dry and faintly bitter. Body is thin, mouthfeel is creamy and a little watery. Obviously nothing extraordinary, but there are no offnotes and it doesn’t taste too bad.
oddaroma (139) - Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma is wheat and tangerine. Taste is smooth malt and orange rind. The wheat flavor is very muted. Nice brew.
jcnielsen (2040) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Pours a orange color with white head. Caramel malt, orange, earthy, malty aromas. Malty, orange peel, caramel, earthy flavors. Not a great effort by Blue Moon.
maxwelldeux (3539) - Everett, Washington, USA - FEB 8, 2013
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours a crystal clear amber color with a moderate off-white head. Nose is malty with a hint of caramel in there. Slight hint of orange in the taste, but it mostly just seems like an average amber. Meh.
bpreo (1544) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - FEB 7, 2013
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Blue Moon finally meets orange, the way it was always meant to be drank. Actually comes off rather well.