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RATINGS: 322   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This copper-colored ale is crafted with roasted malts, Belgian sugar, and a touch of wheat for a rich caramel flavor and a smooth toffee finish.

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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dprski33 (27) - California, USA - AUG 17, 2011
My sister and I killed a couple of 12 packs of this in a few days; we were both pleasantly surprised by this seasonal. Definitely buy when in season!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cryptobard (281) - DENMARK - JUL 29, 2011
Honestly the differences between this one and the other Blue Moons are pretty minute. Once again, smooth drink with a flavor thats almost a tease; there should be something more behind it but there isnt. Almost like its incomplete.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ernesto987 (5715) - Arizona, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Lighter and more watered down version of the delicacy of the blue moon empire. I guess there is a Belgian flavor in there, just kidding. But hey its screw top

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
Reviewed from notes. Poured into a tulip. Pours a dark amber color with some reddish hues. Off-white head with a bit of lacing. The nose brings some caramel as well as hints of dark fruits and cherries, but mostly just caramel. The taste is lacking in complexity and while its not a bad-tasting brew, it really pales in comparison to better examples of the style. Simply a bit of caramel with very light amounts of dark fruits and a hint of yeast. Feel is a bit full. Drinks fairly well, but just doesnt hit the right marks. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 11-09-2010

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2011
From a 12oz bottle from Picks Liquors. Very very slight aroma of caramel. Appearance is hazel with very slight head that dissipates quickly. Bland taste. Slightly sweet and salty. Deceptively light bodied for how dark it is, thin texture with average carbonation. Very abrupt finish.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
troopie (2301) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle. Dear me oh dear me. Pours rich red brown with lasting foamy head. Faint sweet malty aroma. A sugary sweetness is the only flavour, light bodied and only a little fizz for a finish. But then its made by Coors.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (5540) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2011
OK, blue moon, I saw you standing alone? Well not any more, blue moon makes alot varied brews like this one; a beldgy. Does have that old style yeast feel to it. Quite strong initial impressions yet well controlled. Not sure if its the beldgy sugar er the yeast that gives it that personality. Couldnt drink abunch of theser but it goes down fairly easy for a five plusser. Decent lacing. Stands right up there with some of those other beldgy wanna bee american imitations. Aroma is clean and rather sterile, but something is there. Finish is a little creamy and medium bitter. One of the stronger moons Ive had; they must be trying to approach the big beer category, heheh. To put this in the same style category as orval is hilarious.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radagast83 (7602) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2011
Bottle. Setting aside its claim on the bottle, and that it doesnt really hold a candle to any other abbey ale on the planet, this one wasnt actually that bad. It is more like a brown ale than anything else. Mild spice character. Entirely drinkable, and probably something you could convince absolute non-beer drinkers to partake in. Poured a medium dark amber color, medium fluffy head. Aroma was sweet toffee notes, caramel.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
crossovert (11796) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2011
I got this in a mixed sampler pack of winter brews form world market. It smelled like farts and it just tasted like bowels. When I went online and found it was listed as a Dubbel I was shocked, this is not a Belgian styled dubbel. This beer is awful, do not buy it.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdrinker79 (2116) - Idaho, USA - MAR 11, 2011
12 oz. bottle- Pours clear dark amber, little lacework, nice fluffy white head. Aroma is dirty wet socks, maybe some spice thrown in to try to make it smell not like a hoses ass. The taste is nice brown sugar, creamy , mellow, actually tasty. The carbonation is medium, body is medium full, finish is sweet and malty. Overall besides the aroma it was not half bad.


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