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Blue Moon Belgian White - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Belgian WhiteBlue Moon Belgian White

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5,527 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,527
Reviews: 1,466
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.88%
Wants: 48
Gots: 721 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-15-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

jik18, Aug 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

GntSquid, Aug 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

HungarianCount, Aug 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

dmilewsk, Aug 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

RKel888, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of SometimesIfart
3.45/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden orange in color with one finger of the whitest head I have ever seen. Leaves very trace amounts of lacing. Smells of orange peel, Lemon, And a heavy amount of wheat. Tastes very orange like. If somebody would have poured this into a glass for me and told me it was a light orange juice I would have believed them. The mouthfeel is a MASSIVE knockout punch of wheat. The wheat dominates and it loses the orange flavor. Overall, I don't like wheat ale's, But this is a good summer beer that I'm sure anybody could easily drink.

SometimesIfart, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of MattSharpless
3/5  rDev -11.5%

MattSharpless, Aug 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

xGreatWallx, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of bensbeers
2.63/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from bottle to a standard pint glass.

Appearance was a pale orange, slightly hazy. 1" head that dissipated quickly and left no lacing behind.

Smell was heavy on the oranges and bread. I didn't get a whole lot else out of this besides those two.

Taste was similar to most other witbiers I have tried - it followed the nose. Heavy citrus notes. Didn't enjoy the mass-produced taste that this beer had. Yes, obviously I'm aware that Coors makes this beer, but maybe I'm just becoming a bit more picky than i used to be. Taste was not very well-balanced and lacked the complexity that you can find in many beers for this price.

Mouthfeel was quite enjoyable. I am a huge fan of IPAs, and this beer had the crisp bite that a lot of IPAs and even cheaper ales have. This is definitely something that I have been searching for in a lot of witbiers, so it is great to know tht it exists - I'd just like to find one that was a little more balanced.

Overall, I try, as I'm sure many of you do, to avoid mass-produced beers. But this was not that bad. Upsides to to this beer were the smell and mouthfeel, but it was severely lacking in the taste department. I am sure that this is not the last time I have a Blue Moon, and i certainly will not turn one down if offered. cheers!

bensbeers, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of leagr
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

leagr, Aug 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

Newbiebeer, Aug 09, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

bgramels, Aug 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

pooogy, Aug 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

krazybartender, Aug 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

kevmcdin2003, Aug 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

threesheets, Aug 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

mceverly, Aug 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Derek_Christensen, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of TheSixthRing
3.3/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a hazy light golden orange with a finger width head, poor retention, and a sparse lace around the edges.

Smell - Smells of wheat, a faint milkiness, and a slight spice.

Taste - Follows the nose; wheat, some milkiness, subtle orange notes and some faint coriander spice on the back end.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Leaves a nice tingle on the tongue.

Overall - This isn't a bad witbier, but it's no world beater by any stretch. Decent flavor; tends to get boring after a bottle or two.

TheSixthRing, Aug 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

craigmj7, Aug 07, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

M_Burkey, Aug 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

zapx, Aug 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Buster, Aug 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

3FloydsZombie, Aug 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Doyle, Aug 05, 2012
Blue Moon Belgian White from Coors Brewing Company
75.8 out of 100 based on 5,527 ratings.