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RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This copper-colored ale is crafted with roasted malts, Belgian sugar, and a touch of wheat for a rich caramel flavor and a smooth toffee finish.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Bottle at GABF. Pours a deeper copper with an offwhite head. The nose is quite fresh. Mild ester and phenol notes, some clove and white pepper but faint. Caramel as well. Still, muted overall. On taste, there is some light hop character and slight caramel forward note. Still kind of bland but not a train wreck. Meh.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
improvjock (325) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with big off-white head that quickly disappears. Aroma of sweet caramel malts. Taste is very, very sweet. Brown sugar, caramel malts, and toffee in the finish dominate. Smooth, but a bit thin. OK, but a bit too sweet for my taste.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CheersMate (1312) - Fremont (Seattle), Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
12 oz. bottle from a mix-pack that I purchased at the store. Fucking keyboard is all sticky from some beer that I spilled on it. Not much head to speak of. Light raisin and yeast in the aroma. Sweet smelling, and fairly pungent. Fairly carbonated, for a Belgian ale. Raisin, yeast, and a touch of sugar sums it all up. Thereís not much going on here, and the beer falls flat, flavor wise. All in all, itís Blue Moon, and I didnít expect much.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (3423) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Dark amber pour with little head or lacing. Smooth taste, very sweet, not much depth. Didnít love it and didnít hate it. Average

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (6499) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2011 11/21/11. 12oz bottle from the winter 12pk... how is this different than the Full Moon they used to make? Hope I didnít just ruin a bunch of ticks for people. Clear amber/red pour with a small khaki head that fades fast, sticks a little, and barely laces. Light aroma of caramel, metal, and a touch of spice. Sweet caramel flavor with a surprising amount of chocolate and roast in there, along with another metallic kick. Lingering sweet caramel and metal as well. Bleh.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (1938) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Another not-half-bad entry from Blue Moon. Toffee aroma and taste with a little spice.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jgb9348 (4923) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2011
Crisp amber coloured body with a ruby glow and a very very thick tan head that tops the beer nicely. Aroma of malt, toffee, sugars and a touch of yeast - nice. Medium-bodied; Assertive toffee and earthy nuttiness with a good dose of malt, some light yeast flavours and very little else. Aftertaste shows a pale malt characteristic with a little toffee and earth and perhaps some bitter tea and yeast flavours. Overall, not so great, and not even close to any abbey or belgie beer iíve had - this does not belong in that category, regardless of what they were intending or what the label says. This quite simply is awful and passable only by a mass produced brewery - not good. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Total Wine in Alexandria, Virginia on 09-November-2011 for US$1.99 sampled at home on the Eastern Shore on 12-November-2011.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (11351) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2011
Bottle. Poured a clear brown color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectation where met.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - NOV 24, 2011
Draft. Aroma of cinamon, caramel nalts and spice. Medium dark amber brown hue with an off white avg head that left oik lace. Flavor is medium sweet. Palate is watery average. Overall another step up for coors but still under average.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kassner (1389) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2011
quite nice on tap at unon grill, amber color, nice modest amount of spices and mellow beer beneatj. nice head and lacing


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