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Tawny red and full of malt and hops, Full Moonís unique flavor quells your palateís longing for something truly distinctive. Marrying the smooth sweetness of malted rye and barley, the aleís rich body is complemented by ample helpings of American hops. The culmination of our efforts is an assertive American pale ale, a hop lovers dream.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2003
Dark amber, lightly cloudy appearance with a blooming head. Fresh hoppy aroma reminds me of a homebrew I once made. Full bodied with good malt/rye backbone and a good amount of citrusy hop bitterness. Best Texas brew I have had yet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jazz88 (2564) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 30, 2002
Bottle. Looks just like the Great Grains Texas Tornado which everyone panned and I gave a 2 for appearance. A tea water lookiní muck with a laced off-white head. The only difference is that this beer actually tastes alright. You can sense the rye in this pale ale as it leaves a grainy dry aftertaste. The citrus notes at the front help balance the beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foduck (330) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2002
Grapefruit hops overpower everything else. Acceptable but I donít care much for grapefruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nuffield (3717) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2002
Distinctive citric notes in aroma and flavor, particularly grapefruit. Struck me as a typical West Coast offering--no shortage of hops, bitterness all over the aftertaste--but there IS something odd here. I didnít really place it as the rye until later when it seemed to suggest itself. Decent enough for what it is, but not something of which Iíd want a second pint--way too harshly bitter for my taste. (on tap, Flying Saucer, Addison, TX)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2002
A proud ale that hails from Blanco, TX, right in the middle of nowheresville. This is a hard-biting APA that has an odd something (must be the rye) in the taste thatís out-of-the-ordinary. My label did not look like the cool label above but rather depicted the Blanco County courthouse (how boring is that?!). Plently of bittering hops and I like the rye. At least itís not watery like Yellow Rose and Balcones Fault beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - SEP 16, 2002
Good twist on a pale ale. Cloudy dark amber color and great head formation. Aroma shows some bubble gum malt, lightly hopped citrus and spice. Palate is initially sweet and malty with licorice that runs through the middle, some peppery spice towards the end and a good citric finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scottyg (79) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2002
Not Real Aleís best beer, not not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2002
Good use of the spicy rye flavor with a nice hop finish. Above average pale ale overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatSatanUSA (107) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2002
Nice bitter pale ale. Muddy, tannish color, very little head. I actually liked the aftertaste, kind of gave me a warm feeling in my mouth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AceOfHearts (1375) - Mountain View, California, USA - FEB 11, 2002
I normally can dig a good bitter beer, but the rye in this just didnít appeal to me. It really sticks with you in the aftertaste, too.

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