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RATINGS: 3218   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Belgian White Ale" (North America) / "North American Craft Beer" (UK)
Brewed with oats for creaminess and spiced with the perfect combination of orange peel and coriander.
An unfiltered wheat ale spiced in the Belgian tradition for an uncommonly smooth taste.
Gold medalist (white beer) at 1995 World Beer Championships, silver medalist (white beer) at 1996 and 1997 World Beer Championships. 171 calories per 12-ounce serving and 5.4% abv.
Editors Note: Much of this beers production now comes from the Molson brewery in Toronto. A small portion of Denver draught production comes from the SandLot brewery. Still other product may continue to hail from Golden. 7/19/08.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brew42 (62) - - AUG 10, 2013
As far as beers that are available at almost any bar you go to, Blue Moon is probably at the top of the list. It isnt as good as most craft beers, but if you are at a bar that has a very limited selection, chances are that Blue Moon is on tap and it is much better than the alternatives. Appearance-Oranges and hazy. I have always thought BLue Moon looks great for some reason. The orange is almost luminescent, like butter beer in the Harry Potter movies. S-Citrusy T-Mostly citrus with a hint ofspices MF-Crisp and refreshing Not the best beer but the best of the standard beers that are on tap everywhere.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
19Oracolo78 (179) - ITALY - MAY 22, 2017
Birra chiara torbida. Schiuma bianca fine e persistente. Al naso sentori di agrumi e pesca bianca. Al palato mediamente corposa con note agrumate con una lievissima acidit. Un birra discreta che si lascia bere senza pretese.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scotty (1193) - SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2017
A nice thirst quenching beer after a long walk! Nice citrus/spice nose, pleasant wheat/white beer style without being too in your face. Like it!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Westy1130 (74) - New York, USA - MAY 21, 2017
Hazy gold color with a wheaty and orange zest aroma. Cereal like taste with a slight citrus aftertaste. Clean dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svarun (132) - - MAY 16, 2017
Pours hazy golden. Aroma is heavy on orange with some yeast. Taste is spicy, orange and baby syrup. Pretty decent.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jooilakon (72) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2017
Bottle from Tesco. Not a favorite. Tastes like a blend of Duvel, lager and apple juice. Dont recommend!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radassace (257) - SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours hazy orange with small off white head. Not a huge amount in the nose but orange and a little spice. Very smooth slightly creamy mouth feel. Taste is light wheat malt, orange peel and juice, touch of corriander and white pepper. Slight bitterness on the finish. Not bad, very refreshing but not terribly exciting either.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lesifflebiere (1817) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 22, 2017
Un liquide orange un peu trouble, peu de mousse, un nez de fraises et de fruits confits. Les fraises se retrouvent aussi en bouche, avec du bleuet, du kiwi, des clmentines, plein de fruits bien sucrs et pas grand-chose de plus. Corps mince, saveurs uniformes et grand public, cest tonnant comment cette bire semble avoir t "dumbed down" pour les masses, comme disent les Anglo-saxons.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
djoeye (4596) - Troms, NORWAY - APR 14, 2017
Aroma; wheat, lemon, catholic incense. Look; hazy golden beer, off white head. Taste; wheat malts, butter, lemon, caramel, clove note - mild finish. Feel; soft soft as velvet - wow! Overall; high drinkability, a nice one served chilled, even a bit on its way up. Good! [long pint@ Bishops Arms Lule - a safe part of Sweden]

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Onesimus (70) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2017
This golden orange drink makes a substantial and fairly fine white head. There is a lively inviting look about it as it gushes with carbonation that moves quickly through the drink. The nose and flavour are somewhat obscure to me and I couldn't identify any particular flavours despite the promise of orange and spice. Light and frisky in the mouth the slightly sweet flavour made it an enjoyable encounter. It's not eye popping stuff but I would happily repeat and recommend it for a warm evening in the sun.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tinaccio (259) - Milano, ITALY - APR 8, 2017
Bottle at Fifty Five Bar, Camden Town, London, UK. Colour is pale unclear yellow/orange with a medium frothy, creamy, long lasting, white head. Aroma is sweet, malts, a little bit fruity. Taste is medium sweetness, lightly bitter. Light body, soft carbonation. Very easy drinking.


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