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Blue Moon's Proximity
« on: December 22, 2012, 11:47:38 AM »
Blue Moon's latest "crafty" beer. It's half wheat malt, half sauvignon blanc grape juice. Fairly uninspired, but inoffensive. Not worth the price tag ($8, IIRC). It tastes exactly like a mix of Blue Moon and a sauvignon blanc wine, which is what it is, so I guess that makes sense.

It could be really cool if done properly. I think I'll try to brew something like that soon.
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Re: Blue Moon's Proximity
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2012, 12:07:43 PM »
Blue Moon's latest "crafty" beer. It's half wheat malt, half sauvignon blanc grape juice. Fairly uninspired, but inoffensive. Not worth the price tag ($8, IIRC). It tastes exactly like a mix of Blue Moon and a sauvignon blanc wine, which is what it is, so I guess that makes sense.

It could be really cool if done properly. I think I'll try to brew something like that soon.

Dogfish Head had a beer named Red and White that was a Witbier aged in Pinot casks.  It was really good.
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Re: Blue Moon's Proximity
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2012, 12:38:53 PM »
Dogfish Head had a beer named Red and White that was a Witbier aged in Pinot casks.  It was really good.

I had one of their wine/beer hybrids years ago, but I hated it. My palate wasn't as 'refined' back then, so maybe I'd like it now.
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Blue Moon's Proximity
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2012, 01:32:09 PM »
Blue Moon's latest "crafty" beer. It's half wheat malt, half sauvignon blanc grape juice. Fairly uninspired, but inoffensive. Not worth the price tag ($8, IIRC). It tastes exactly like a mix of Blue Moon and a sauvignon blanc wine, which is what it is, so I guess that makes sense.

It could be really cool if done properly. I think I'll try to brew something like that soon.

Dogfish Head had a beer named Red and White that was a Witbier aged in Pinot casks.  It was really good.

I'd say it was really weird and somewhat drinkable.  Horses for courses....
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Re: Blue Moon's Proximity
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2012, 02:57:22 PM »
Blue Moon's latest "crafty" beer. It's half wheat malt, half sauvignon blanc grape juice. Fairly uninspired, but inoffensive. Not worth the price tag ($8, IIRC). It tastes exactly like a mix of Blue Moon and a sauvignon blanc wine, which is what it is, so I guess that makes sense.

It could be really cool if done properly. I think I'll try to brew something like that soon.

Dogfish Head had a beer named Red and White that was a Witbier aged in Pinot casks.  It was really good.

I'd say it was really weird and somewhat drinkable.  Horses for courses....

I rather liked it (the DFH red and white, that is).  I can't say I have very high hopes for the new new "crafty" blue moon, though I'd probably try a bottle just for the purpose of posting a review (but I'm not going to buy a sixer just to post a review).

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Re: Blue Moon's Proximity
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2012, 02:57:40 PM »
I had this at the California Beer festival. The wife liked it, but I wasn't too fond of it. I would have liked them beer and wine separately, but not together.

Good luck on making something similar. I could see a chocolaty stout and a red wine hint going really well together...mmm

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Re: Blue Moon's Proximity
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2012, 03:08:25 PM »
Blue Moon's latest "crafty" beer. It's half wheat malt, half sauvignon blanc grape juice. Fairly uninspired, but inoffensive. Not worth the price tag ($8, IIRC). It tastes exactly like a mix of Blue Moon and a sauvignon blanc wine, which is what it is, so I guess that makes sense.

It could be really cool if done properly. I think I'll try to brew something like that soon.

Blue Moon dry-hopped with Nelson, maybe?
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Re: Blue Moon's Proximity
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2012, 03:27:27 PM »
Blue Moon dry-hopped with Nelson, maybe?

That's what I was thinking, plus a gallon of the gooseberry wine I made (it's insanely tart so I need something to blend it with).
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