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Harvest Moon Pale Ale | Silver Moon Brewing

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4
Ratings:
5
Avg:
2.45
pDev:
31.02%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Silver Moon Brewing
Oregon, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Fall

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Added by RedDiamond on 10-02-2005

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 5
Photo of garve
1.46/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

this beer sucks..i like blue moon ..but this is total swill . Would make a good beer for maybe sticking in a turkeys ass while cooking but besides that it really blows- . How is it possible that they can be so over the board...I mean all over on these pumpkins . Not just this company but all of them . Couple of years ago Sam had total crap pumpkin ...now this year it is apparently good . WTF....remember its spices..make that the flavor you taste and you will get it right . My god..what was this brewer doing before working at Walmart !???

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Photo of Vendetta
2.14/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

Original Rating Date:
August 28, 2008

Pours a nice copper, almost no aroma present. Smells like almost nothing, more like fizzy lager than an actual pumpkin ale. Taste is blocked out by a forced amount of fizzy carbonation, as seems to be the norm with the Blue Moon brews. What taste is there is incredibly bland. When it warms up a bit the pumpkin and spice notes are more apparent, but the true watery nature of the beer comes through. A bit below average, not very enjoyable considering there are far better marzens out there for this time of year. Won't be drinking this again.

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Photo of RedDiamond
2.65/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Harvest Moon reminds me of some of Silver Moon’s earlier, Division Street ales in that it tastes raw and unfinished. This pale ale produces a yeasted aroma and a flourish of sweetness, but otherwise has a tannic consistency with a taste of iced tea and lemon. It is translucent topaz with sheet lacing.

Shows a lacks refinement. The one ingredient I would add more of is time.

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Photo of Dan2165
2.76/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Meh. No smell, taste, or aftertaste of any cloves, nutmeg, or whatever else it had in it. Color and appearance matched well I thought. It wasn't bad, just....bland. I was hoping for a kick of something like cinnamon, cloves, or any other fall spice but nothing.

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Harvest Moon Pale Ale from Silver Moon Brewing
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.