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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
optemoz (171) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Bottled - Got this in a Blue Moon brewpack. Pours a golden amber color with almost no head. Aroma is citrusy yet bready. Some malts and orange. Taste is a sweet citrusy flavor with lots of carbonation. Overall a nice offering from BM.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
1FastSTi (3283) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours to a deep amber body with a white head. The aroma has a dash of orange peel with a lot of amber malts. The flavor is very malty. A definite amber. The orange is subtle. I like this as an amber. But I donít feel it needs to be advertised as orange included. Medium light body.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pumpmaster (1091) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2014
Sample from 12 ounce bottle at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL Better than the regular Blue Moon.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TYearby (7) - New Prague, Minnesota, USA - APR 10, 2014 does not count
Very mild orange smell with even less on the taste. Not a bad beer, but didnít leave much to desire on the palate.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finhead (1111) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2014
Clear, copper-amber with a minimal, white head. The aroma has oranges and bread with a touch of caramel. It has a light, watery body with average carbonation. The taste is sweet and slightly warming

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GL2814 (356) - New York, New York, USA - APR 6, 2014
Not my favorite blue moon. The citrus is subtle, more in nose then in taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MercyDevice (331) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2014
Pours an orange-y copper color with a medium head. Thin and not very flavorful - I expected this to have more orange/citrus flavor but it was very bland. Drinkable, though.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BOSSbrewer (1313) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Pours amber with a huge off white head. Aroma is citrus. Some metallic notes as well. Flavor is malty and fairly sweet. Slightly bitter. Some faint orange peel on the finish. Decent beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockeybeerguy (910) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a clear amber colored body yielding a decent sized two finger white foamy head that quickly recedes leaving some nice speckled foamy lacing surrounding the sides of the pint glass. Some fast rising carbonation is seen. The smell had an orange, lemon, caramel and coriander coming through a slightly bland sort of way. The taste was kinda bland again through light roasty bitterness. On the palate, it sat about a light to medium, sessionable, carbonation slightly felt, aftertaste and finish has a bland dry nuttiness. Overall, Iím not really into this beer, and its just an average beer for its style. Thereís too many other good American Reds that Iíd probably have over this. However, it looks great in my pint glass.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ExpendableHero (728) - Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Copper colored beer with a slightly off-white head. Aromas of oranges and caramel. Tastes of orange peel, some caramel notes, hints of toffee, and some skunky water. Finish is of oranges. Smooth, refreshing, yet bland. A solid session beer. More like a wheat ale than an amber.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
coyforce (477) - Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Skunky Aroma with a weak and a bit skunky flavor. Pour is a light amber with no head.


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