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RATINGS: 880   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gpnterojd (179) - Waterloo, Ontario, - OCT 24, 2010
Soy sauce and fig aromas feature in the savory-infused fruitiness. Tomato, wood, clove, rubber, hops and a bit of wheat all poke through. Beer fizzes over the lip of the bottle. It appears a clear, bloody amber. Clove is more apparent when drinking. Fair bitterness. The flavour is well-rounded and hits all of the tongue. Full body. Slick and creamy. Hops linger on tongue along with a clove-infused sweetness.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pumpkin87 (181) - - FEB 6, 2016
Pours attractive orange amber with fizzy beige head that lingers for a bit. When they say íharvest fruit,í they mean the banana harvest, because thatís the premier note of the aroma along with cloves, apples, raisins and alcohol. Those are all there on the palate, along with honey, apricots and orange fizz. Alcoholic heat and a light body undercut the development, and the 8.7 percent ABV seems under-reported. But there are still a lot of flavors passing through, like a rum cake with sliced fruit. You might find more nuance in Belgium or Germany, but this is a happy beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockey9930 (216) - - FEB 6, 2016
Poured to aggressively and ended with a three finger thick tan head over a bubbly glowing amber beer. Aroma is surprisingly similar to some Belgian dubbels with apricot and raisins, but it also has a yeasty barnyard aroma. Taste is of dark fruits, bread, hay, and earthiness. Palate is oily with lively fizziness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (1382) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - FEB 5, 2016
Hazy deep Amber foamy Lacy beige head; aroma is malty sweet notes of honeydew melon; flava is malty grainy hints of hops and wood; feels medium thick with lively fizzy zing; finishes tangy dry mildly bitter yet hints of brown sugar

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdrinker79 (1861) - Idaho, USA - JAN 29, 2016
12 oz bottle- Pours dark orange to almost red with a large off white head that holds nicely. Aroma is malty, caramel malts, brown sugar, raisins, cherries. The taste is raisins, banana, caramel malts, kind of gritty, the sweetness is in check. Not bad, nothing great either.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsporrer (307) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2016
On tap @ Dorothy 6. Pours a deep orangish red with a thin white head. Faint smell of wheat and yeast but not too strong. Body is fairly thin but not watered down. Some wheat, yeast, and citrus flavors that are subtle and smooth. Not that great or special but enjoyable. Hides the alcohol well and tastes smoother than you might expect. Fairly refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
poisoneddwarf (2085) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JAN 3, 2016
12 oz bottle from Total Wine, then a case from work. Pours hazy amber with a medium bone-white head with good retention. Aroma is bananas, clove, wheat crackers, astringent alcohol. Taste is sweet and boozy, tasting a little like gingerbread or boozy rum cake; some apple character, as well. Somewhat foamy and thin mouthfeel. Itís somewhat in the same ballpark as Bavarian examples, but itís too boozy and thin to come close to the greats.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZacM612 (438) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2015
Dark amber with a tall pale yellow head. Aroma is a little wheaty, but mostly fruity. Taste is sweet, with a smooth and slightly spicy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maley1 (947) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2015
On tap. Cloudy orange/amber pour with large white head. Aroma of wheat, yeast, caramel, cloves, banana and faint fruits. Taste of wheat, oranges, caramel, cloves, banana, bread dough and yeast. Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel, well balanced, slight alcohol burn. Only drawback was it became slightly cloying at the finish. Delicious beer!

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cwill (45) - Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Enjoyed from a growler purchased from Victory. Murky dark amber appearance. Banana, plum, cloves, cherries, and spices on the nose. Taste has a well-balanced sweetness with a mixture of flavors mirroring those aromas. Smooth full bodied mouth feel with moderate carbonation. Excellent weizenbock. Give it a try if you like the style.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brew42 (62) - - NOV 2, 2015
Smells and tastes like banana bread and clove. One of my favorite fall beers. One of my favorite beers in general.


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