prosqtor (408) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2008
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
On tap, in a pint glass. Pours thick and syrupy, and feels the same. Heavy additions of corn sugars make it both sweet and unappealing. Some citrus and fruit, but if you’re thinking this is a Blue Moon or other Wit, move along to something else.
jkaiser (279) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2008
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
So Bud’s version of Blue Moon is a complete failure. Nice head, and average lacing. Hazy yellow. No aroma worth noting. Generic fruit flavor. Supposed to be a mixture of orange, lemon, lime and corriander. Total waste of time.
ILoveNewBeer (113) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - APR 18, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not worth trying. If you buy this expecting a beer like Blue Moon or anything similar you WILL be dispointed.
rederic (3207) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 15, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at Anheuser-Busch brewery in St-Louis, cloudy yellow-orange hue, with a white head, yeasty, faint citrus fruit nose, with a wheaty, pale malt note, hint of ripe bananas, with a subtle coriander spicy note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, wheaty, fruity, citrusy character, with a refreshing orange juice accent, a subtle coriander spiciness, with a kind of milky fruity orange yoghurt flavor, leading towards a fruity, faint zesty finish.
Aubrey (3489) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - APR 14, 2008
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2009 Yet another "craft beer" attempt by A-B. I bought a bottle and kept an open mind, though ... and I was curious to see how they’ve come. The beer poured nicely, with a cloudy, yellow-orange hue above a surprisingly nice head, though it faded fast. Nose was sweet (corn, honey) and citrusy (orange). Mouthfeel was light with prickly carbonation. Off-flavor of plastic. Up front, the beer seemed refreshing, but toward the finish it became sticky and cloying. Yeast seemed to be one-dimensional and full of cobwebs. Coriander was noticeable in the background, along with the lemon/lime/orange. Overall, I didn’t think it was horrible, but it had some real problems.
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 13, 2008
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy orange-yellow beer with a white head. The aroma is very orangey and wheaty. A little bit of citrus character but the malts seem a bit lifeless. Fairly thin body. I do like the orange/lemon character. Not bad really.
lucke13 (91) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 7, 2008
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours a golden yellow with white head. Smells of citrus and spice. There is a lot of citrus in the taste, and the beer is almost sour to start. It levels out in the finish, but is still a little over the top for me.
UnholyBrewing (595) - Central Florida(Upper Hell), Florida, USA - APR 6, 2008
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
...good coming from Bud, but otherwise nothing special. Had both on draft and bottle, and bottle was somehow better. Light orange taste, with almost no spice. Overly carbonated with a "fake"taste to it. Not so great mouthfeel that lacks body. What do you expect from them though?
Haslinger (873) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2008
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Not bad for an Anheuser brew but not very good for a regular beer. Seems like their answer to Blue Moon and it fails even though Blue Moon is nothing spectacular. Would not buy again
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - APR 6, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cloudy banana yellow with a very thin quickly dissipating head. Smells of wheat and yeast. A little too carbonated with a dry, chalky finish. I taste the peel they mention on the label and a little orange to go with it. So-so, though not bad for A-B.