Borran's Beer Review: Blue Moon Belgian White

in BEER2 months ago

IMG_20201014_204221ed.jpg


The beer I'm reviewing today is Blue Moon Belgian White, brewed by Blue Moon Brewing Company in the United States. I have been waiting to try this beer for quite awhile now. I don't know why, maybe because the logo is quite famous?

Description of the beer:
"Blue Moon Belgian White, Belgian-style wheat ale, is a refreshing, medium-bodied, unfiltered Belgian-style wheat ale spiced with fresh coriander and orange peel for a uniquely complex taste and an uncommonly smooth finish."

Source


History & Facts:
- Originally called Bellyslide Belgian White, the beer was created by Keith Villa, a brewer at the Sandlot Brewery at Coors Field, Denver, Colorado.
- Blue Moon Belgian White Belgian-Style Wheat Ale was born in Denver’s baseball stadium, Coors Field, in 1995.
- The grain bill for Blue Moon includes malted barley, white wheat, orange peel, coriander and oats—and is usually served with a slice of orange, which its brewmasters claim accentuates the flavor of the brew.
- In 2012, Blue Moon had come under fire from the Brewers Association for not stating on the bottle that the beer is made by MillerCoors. The Brewers Association says that this omission allows the Blue Moon Brewing Company to masquerade as an independent craft brewer.

Source


Here's a list of their most well known beers:

Belgian White
Harvest Pumpkin Ale
Summer Honey Wheat
Cinnamon Horchata Ale
White IPA
Farmhouse Red Ale

Source


IMG_20201014_203717ed.jpg

IMG_20201014_203850ed.jpg


Appearance: hazy orange color with a small white head.
Smell: citrus, coriander, orange peel, yeast, some floral notes.
Mouthfeel: medium body, medium carbonation.
Taste: fruity, herbal, notes of bitter citrus, wheat, coriander, yeast.

Can't beat Hoegaarden's wit bier but it's better than most wit biers I've had. The brewmaster says you should drink it with a slice of orange, I did not. Maybe it would have been even better? I would like to try their other beers too, but I haven't seen them in the stores here in Finland.

Verdict - My rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Blue Moon Belgian White:

BreweryBlue Moon Brewing Company
CountryDenver, CO United States
StyleWheat Beer - Witbier
Alcohol5,4 %
IBU9
Score3.5/5

IMG_20201014_204016ed.jpg


My latest beer reviews:

Borran's Beer Review: Newcastle Brown Ale

Borran's Beer Review: Hoegaarden Wit / Blanche

Borran's Beer Review: 3 Year Old Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)

Borran's Beer Review: Poppels Passion Pale Ale


Camera: My phone Honor Lite 7.


Please drink responsibly!


I hope you enjoyed my post! Thanks for stopping by!

Sort:  

pixresteemer_incognito_angel_mini.png
Bang, I did it again... I just rehived your post!
Week 32 of my contest just started...you can now check the winners of the previous week!
!BEER
3

I have had that beer in so many places. Mostly on business trips to the states as it was nice to have something tasty when others were drinking garbage like michellob ultra or other such nonsense.

It recently became available in Canada too. They had to name it Belgian Moon probably because of regional bog breweries not wanting the brand confusion with labatt blue.

Good stuff and good review!

img_0280.png

They had to name it Belgian Moon probably because of regional bog breweries not wanting the brand confusion with labatt blue.

Yeah, I read about that when I searched information about the brewery! :)

Congratulations @borran! You have completed the following achievement on the Hive blockchain and have been rewarded with new badge(s) :

You distributed more than 32000 upvotes. Your next target is to reach 33000 upvotes.

You can view your badges on your board and compare yourself to others in the Ranking
If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

Do not miss the last post from @hivebuzz:

Project Activity Update

Looking great
!BEER

Thank you!


Hey @borran, here is a little bit of BEER from @rynow for you. Enjoy it!

Learn how to earn FREE BEER each day by staking your BEER.

Thanks!

haha... @bluemoon, check this beverage out.

Cheers @borran. I taste a few Blue Moon beers but not this. Verjamem da je tudi ta dobra.