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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cbfobes (2334) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 13, 2010
Poured from 12oz bottle, pours a clear copper with an off white head, aroma is sweet with malt and a hint of sugar, the flavor is sweet but very boring, nothing special here.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
geeklimit (200) - USA - DEC 13, 2010
spicy hoppy smell. Nice head that dissipates fairly quickly. dark brown appearance with hardly any carbonation. light body, much lighter than you’d expect for a beer this dark and a bit of a sticky stale aftertaste. Pretty boring overall, I’d choose it on $0.50-bottle night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick (2175) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - DEC 12, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2011 bottle in a pint glass pours clear amber with offwhite head and noticeable lacing. Nose is caramel malts. Aroma is candy, wheat and caramel malts. Taste is sweet. Body is medium and texture is oily. Finish is drab. Always a nice change from the regular Blue Moon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman (986) - Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Pours a dark, rich, clear coppery red with an off-white head. The aroma is strongly malty with some faint sweetness. Tastes sweet, malty and little like caramel. On the heavier side of medium-bodied with a lightly sticky, but creamy texture and soft mouth carbonation, Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale finishes sweet and smooth. Not really a Belgian ale though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (3513) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Holiday Party: (free): Pours copper colour with off-white head. Aroma is mostly of caramel malts, with hint of sugar (I didn’t notice them to be roasted). Taste is ok. Simple, a little sweet. No hops or yeast, but at least there is a good amount of flavour. As much ideological opposition as beer geeks/nerds/snobs have to macros, one has to admit that this as just as good as a lot of lower tier micros. Drinkable (I had about 6 of these, as the other available beers were Stella and Harpoon WInter), and as one can see sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 10, 2010
(12oz bottle). Pours mahogany with off-white head. Decent carbonation. Aroma of candided sugar, banana. Sweet with a little sour at the end. Lighter bodied with slick texture. Finish is pretty smooth. Definitely sense the belgian components in this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6028) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2010
bottle, thanks to Fratto, amber colored pour with no head, dark fruit and caramel aroma, flavor of dry nut husks or shells and caramel

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Fratto) Pours a clear amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of raisins, toasted grain, and caramel. Flavor of candi sugar, raisins, toffee, and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ron (2651) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 8, 2010
Bronze beer with a light tan head. Caramel, citrus, and light yeast aroma. Citrus, light caramel, and light wheat flavor. Medium bodied. Caramel, wheat, and citrus lingers.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
weihenweizen (1827) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2010
Refrigerated bottle poured into a glass. Pours a clear medium brown with light brown bottom. Small off-white head, good lacing, and heavy body. Taste is complex roasted malt, caramel, and hops in the finish. Just not very good.

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