RATINGS: 313   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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3.3
TomTiedemann (249) - Levittown, New York, USA - DEC 14, 2010
This was a nice winter touch, but too many micro and crafts to worry about now.

4.2
retinadoc (243) - - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. Sweet caramel aroma, above average carbonation. Sweet caramel mouthfeel, sweet finish. Delightful!

2.7
Hollywoodt (241) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle. Poured a medium amber color with no real head to speak of. Aroma was spice and a little malt. The flavor followed along. Nothing to get excited about....I can say I’ve tried it.

2.7
iride15 (238) - Rockledge, Florida, Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Deep brown pour, very light head and lace. Sweet malt and breads. Sugar and caramel aroma. Nothing unique to it.

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beaz1591 (238) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Goblet. Dark amber with a fizzy soda pop head. Odor is mainly alcohol with maybe a hint of malts. Bland taste, not at all what I was expecting for a Blue Moon.

2.7
dpento1 (236) - Virginia, USA - NOV 19, 2010
Pours a red-copper, with a small off-white head. Mild malty aroma with some earthy notes. Flavor is much of the same, with some dark fruit and caramel. The finish is sweet with some lingering note.

2.7
VALIS (235) - Nashua, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 28, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2013 Mostly soap on the nose, faint spices. Burnt amber color is promising, but like a lot of mass produced beers, the taste aims for inoffensiveness rather than complexity. Vaguely spicy finish. Why make it so smooth and watery? The Coors crowd isn’t going to be buying this, so who do you think is picking a beer called "Winter Abbey Ale" off the shelves? Craft beer fans. Needs to be much bolder.

1.4
LiMuBai (227) - - JAN 12, 2013
No aroma. Thin, whispy head, little to no flavor. Another. Overrated beer. The color may be the saving grace.

3.2
Photog (215) - Camillus, New York, USA - JAN 29, 2011
This was good but one dimensional. The description really says it all, strong caramel aroma and toffee finish. I detected a bit of chocolate malt but definitely not a bad winter ale from blue moon.

2.8
Tybalt (212) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 16, 2012
Actually a beautiful beer...pours reddish copper - nice fluffy tan head. First taste was very roasted-like...but the roastiness faded into more of a blackberry taste finishing with red wine vinegar. Not a lot of body...but still mildly satisfying.


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