Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale

001As I mentioned in my last post, I recently picked up Blue Moon’s Brewmaster’s Seasonal Sampler pack, which includes 3 Blackberry Tart Ales, 3 Agave Nectar Ales, 2 Rounder Belgian-style Pale Ales, 2 Short Straw Red Ales, and 2 of their original Belgian White Belgian-style Wheat Ales. After trying the Rounder Belgian-style Pale Ale, I was excited to sample another selection from this variety pack.

I had heard some good things about the Agave Nectar Ale, so I decided to give it a try. While pouring it into a glass, I noticed that it has a sweet and nutty aroma to it. It has a nice golden color with a thin white head. The taste opens up with a malty emphasis and subtle nuttiness. The taste finishes with the agave nectar really coming through. The agave nectar adds a nice sweetness that tastes similar to honey with a nutty flavor to it. This beer is also brewed with white wheat which adds to the balanced flavor and creates a very smooth finish. Pale and Munich malts are also used in brewing this beer. Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale is brewed with Mittelfruh hops, which is a very mild hops variety, so that undoubtedly contributes to the smoothness of this beer.

This is great beer for summer because it is really light and drinkable and it has a sweet and refreshing taste to it. Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale is a limited summer release, so make sure to pick some up to enjoy on a hot summer day or a warm summer night. Cheers!

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4 thoughts on “Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale

  1. I recently tried this as well! It was pretty good the only downside would have to be this slight syrupy finish. Its not s deal breaker but a lasting after taste isn’t what I’m looking for in a summer beer.

  2. I know what you mean, it did have a bit of a syrupy/honey finish but I still thought it was pretty good.You should try the Blue Moon Rounder Belgian-style Pale Ale, I liked it much more than the Agave Nectar Ale.

  3. This is the closest thing I can find to a beer I had while in St. Lucia, called “Desperados.” It is beer flavored with tequila, and they don’t market it in the US. I love this one, glad I tried it, and will likely buy a lot of it this summer!

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