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Blue Moon Gingerbread Spiced Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Gingerbread Spiced AleBlue Moon Gingerbread Spiced Ale

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94 Ratings
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 17.38%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Darkmagus82 on 10-28-2013)
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gritz147

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-13-2014 00:54:27 | More by gritz147
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Jstewart6

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

12-31-2013 07:14:53 | More by Jstewart6
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DarrellK

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

11-12-2013 22:19:36 | More by DarrellK
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

12-23-2013 03:44:32 | More by sgttibbs
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-21-2013 11:18:40 | More by tdm168
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avisong

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-28-2013 15:08:54 | More by avisong
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gotweid

Michigan

3.8/5  rDev +15.9%

Had a few of these in one session. It's amber in color and clear and has a 2 finger head that quickly dissipates. Aroma of nutmeg, ginger & cinnamon? Tastes like it was intended, like a gingerbread inside a German wheat, not bitter at all. Carbonation was minimal and the beer was smooth & surprisingly easy to drink. I thought it would be too sweet but it wasn't

01-05-2014 02:50:14 | More by gotweid
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BrahptimusPrime

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

06-26-2014 20:40:27 | More by BrahptimusPrime
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Links41

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

07-25-2014 17:17:10 | More by Links41
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.51/5  rDev +7%

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped MAR2414-FO5101057. Sampled on December 3, 2013.

It is an attractive looking well carbonated pour with a chestnut color and modest head that fades.

The aroma is vibrant with pale malts, gingerbread, cinnamon, and other spices. If I didn't know better I would think I was sniffing a pumpkin ale.

Medium body with some carbonation breakdown.

Like the aroma the gingerbread is front and center in the taste but the cinnamon spices also kick in and lead to a bitter bite at the finish. It really feels like a Winter Warmer.

12-03-2013 23:31:52 | More by puboflyons
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vwbus7

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

06-24-2014 01:48:06 | More by vwbus7
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thudean

New York

1/5  rDev -69.5%

11-09-2013 04:02:24 | More by thudean
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GtheBeerMan

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-06-2014 22:00:24 | More by GtheBeerMan
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koakley

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-04-2013 05:06:05 | More by koakley
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Rhf9120

Rhode Island

3.61/5  rDev +10.1%

This one i drank straight from the bottle. Right off the bat after opening was hit with the aroma of gingerbread, cinnamon, and nutmeg. The taste if right on, a mix of gingerbread, cinnamon, nutmeg, malts and a slight hint of caramel. The mouthfeel was smooth with just the perfect amount of carbonation.

01-06-2014 15:49:36 | More by Rhf9120
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

01-13-2014 00:58:02 | More by Shafaegalo
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CraftBeerSnob

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -31.4%

07-25-2014 23:14:22 | More by CraftBeerSnob
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Zaphog

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

12-26-2013 04:30:25 | More by Zaphog
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Hearneator

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-14-2013 00:54:06 | More by Hearneator
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Packman4IL

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

01-17-2014 05:15:32 | More by Packman4IL
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Merticois

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +52.4%

I'll most likely update this review again later since I want to take notes while experiencing it, but this beer really clicked for me. It was perfectly balanced in pretty much every way. The flavor was Gingerbread Spice just as the name labeled it. I hate when beers say they taste like something and end up not doing so. This was overall a phenomenal beer.

03-13-2014 17:54:36 | More by Merticois
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jjamadorphd

Florida

3.26/5  rDev -0.6%

I was looking forward to tasting this brew, it's just too bad I walked away slightly disappointed. Advertised as a "gingerbread spiced ale" I was expecting more of a gingerbread odor and taste - neither of which I could pull out of the beer. The definite ale base is there - nothing overly spectacular or different from any other ale - but I just couldn't really taste the gingerbread (and that is one distinctive flavor.) Anyway, ignoring the lack of gingerbread flavoring, it is a decent ale.

01-20-2014 01:59:00 | More by jjamadorphd
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Pegasus

Texas

3.48/5  rDev +6.1%

Appearance: Clear reddish amber with a large tan head, which slowly fades to a thin, unbroken layer of foam on the surface. Thick, fine-beaded lacing coats the glass walls. Clouds of minute bubbles drift lazily to the surface.

Aroma: Very prominent gingerbread, nutmeg, and cinnamon notes, with a backbone of caramel and brown bread. The aroma is reminiscent of Christmas cookies.

Taste: Opens with sweet caramel and dark bread flavors, overlaid with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. As the taste progresses, the spices intensify. Late in the taste, there is a wave of molasses and brown sugar. Finishes with strong sweet and spicy flavors and a mild herbal hop bitterness.

Mouth feel: Smooth and pleasant, perhaps just a touch thin, with a little zesty carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: Very enjoyable, almost like drinking a Christmas cookie.

Presentation: Packaged in a custom embossed twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

01-01-2014 15:54:57 | More by Pegasus
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.44/5  rDev +4.9%

Appearance - It is like a brown ale color, with a bubbly head.

Smell - You can smell the ginger and cinnamon.

Taste - I was expecting it to be more sweet, it reminds me of an Oktoberfest beer; with the ginger being the strongest of the spices.

Mouthfeel - Thick bodied beer.

Overall - Close to a gingerbread beer but it could have been sweeter.

12-01-2013 00:00:17 | More by Captain_Komamura
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grimey68

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-08-2013 20:05:14 | More by grimey68
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Blue Moon Gingerbread Spiced Ale from Coors Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.