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RATINGS: 848   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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This dark amber wheat beer features fruity and spicy aromas galore. Significant strength underlies the pleasant citric appeal of this bock beer. Redolent with the flavors of harvest fruit, Moonglow typifies the traditional weizenbock-style so thoroughly enjoyed throughout Bavaria. Left unfiltered, its unique yeast strain gives Moonglow a radiance all its own.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5458) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2003
Poured a cloudy brown color with no head or lacing. Mild citrusy, clove aroma. Sticky sweet taste of citrus fruits, in particular harvest fruit, as noted in the commercial description.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrianO (138) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2003
Aroma is banana, clove, yeasty-typical weizen beer. A little bit of alcohol. Low carbonation with a sweet flavor. A tinge of fruit and spice. Tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BBB63 (6299) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 21, 2003
Thanks to Pabobcat for the brew. Neat multicolored hue that is orange on the outside and brown in the middle. Good off-white head and very good lace. Aroma is very weizen: lemony, banana, spices, wheat, and yeast with a toasted malt nose amplified by the bock nature of the brew. Yummy fruity and spicy taste initially followed by a mild bitter and zesty yeast character. Lively and smooth mouthfeel with a lingering spice finish. Alcohol was completely masked, great job. Well done and very enjoyable beer. Citrusy enough to be refreshing yet increased body to be a fall classic. I liked it a lot and will need to get more.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4924) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2003
Great ruby tinted dark copper colour with a thick, dense tan head that leaves a perfect lacing behind. Great aroma consisting of yeast, wheat, caramel sweetness, bananas and even a hint of grapes. Medium-bodied; Strong maltiness masked with the banana flavour as well as some spices (think cloves, even allspice). Aftertaste is a bit thin, but still leaves behind a great spiceyness with the adequate amount of sweetness. Overall, a great beer, definately one to be had by everyone! I bought this twelve ounce bottle (Best by 11-September-2004) at Beers of the World in Rochester, New York.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - OCT 18, 2003
yeasty aroma with slight lemon and banana esthers, cloudy reddish orange appearance is a perfect synergy between bock and weizen, soft mouthfeel with bock sweetness and hints of lemon with a bitter finish

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
igneous1 (1507) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - OCT 13, 2003
wow...dont think i've ever gotten as big a banana aroma from anything other than an actual banana. some citrus present in the aroma as well with maybe a little clove, but the spices are mostly masked to this nose. big banana flavor and large amounts of citrus (orange), but not bitter at all...alcohol is 100% masked. this is one of the strangest beers i've tasted, but damned good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
VAYankee (334) - Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2003
Dark amber with a tan head. Nice aromatic beer - banana, clove, and spice. Tastes of banana, yeast, spice, and malt. Sweet fruity aftertaste. Higher alcohol content not noticeable in the flavor. Excellent!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2003
Hazy reddish brown, tan head, banana, clove and a hint of alcohol in the nose. Tart start, banana middle, slightly bitter finish. Minimal alcohol presence on the palate is a plus.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - OCT 8, 2003
Nice burnt caramel color with off-white head. First sniff is fruit and wheat. Initial taste is sweet bananas. Chewy mouthfeel. Really like this lager.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WabashMan (1016) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - OCT 5, 2003
A lovely dark amber color and impressive light tan head start off this one from Victory. Nose is wheaty, with some very nice fruit (banana?) notes. Banana is even more noticable on initial tasting. Good full flavor, dominated much more by the fruits than the wheat, but perhaps a little too much of the banana is present here. Also, there is an interesting aftertaste I can't place my finger on, and that just doesn't sit too well with me. Not a bad beer, by any stretch of the imagination, but not my cup of tea, either.


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