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Blue Moon Farmhouse Red Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Farmhouse Red AleBlue Moon Farmhouse Red Ale

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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 16.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 94 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: Syncro-Vox on 05-31-2014

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Reviews by beergoot:
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3.56/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark copper body with a rich, fluffy, very light tan head. Fruity nose; banana and apple; cereal grains. Slightly tart flavors; estery; biscuit and lightly toasted grain. Medium body; crisp and semi-dry finish.

A surprisingly decent beer. It looks and feels better than it tastes, but the taste is rather decent. It won't stun anyone, style-wise, not set the bar for a classic farmhouse ale style, but it is easy drinking and does present some mild yet interesting taste components.

More User Reviews:
Photo of AFCPar-tie-ers
2/5  rDev -36.5%

ummmm...i'm only putting this review in to remind me never to drink this again

Photo of t2grogan
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of markallmon
4.75/5  rDev +50.8%

Photo of jonny1138
4/5  rDev +27%

Photo of TTripp725
2.25/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of wattoclone
4/5  rDev +27%

From a sampler pack at a neighborhood party. I concur with the review by beergoot. Reminded me of a light version of Monk's Flemish Sour Ale. Very enjoyable and I will definitely seek this one, if affordable, out as I am a fan of the style.

Photo of Franziskaner
3.26/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Amber hued with a half inch head of tiny beige colored creamy suds on top. Light Brussels lacing. Aroma of pepper is prominent along with light malt. The pepper is dominant on the front of the palate. It is also dominating the fade,but there is some light malt to smooth it out. The mouth is smooth and creamy.

Photo of Mantooth
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Atom_Bomb
3.52/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of JonSC
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Not bad for a red, but there are better alternatives.

Photo of jmrybak
3.84/5  rDev +21.9%

Photo of Adam_vhaar
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Fooditems
3.37/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheSixthRing
2.83/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - Pours a relatively clear reddish copper color with a finger width beige head that fizzes away like soda, leaving only a patch of suds on the surface. Lacing is small and spotty with no stick.

Smell - A predominant wheat aroma with a light fruity sourness and slight spice.

Taste - Wheat hits first, then a lemony sourness. Slight spice and apple sweetness near the finish. Bland wheat aftertaste once the sourness fades.

Mouthfeel - Light, watery body with prickly carbonation.

Overall - A particularly uninspiring brew for what, at least on paper, sounds like an interesting hybrid. Not well executed, resulting in a pretty simple flavor profile for what should have been expected, and it leaves much to be desired. In the least it's drinkable, but most beers are.

Photo of MichaelPiazza
3.3/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of wiseguywood
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Dinobambam
3/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of bmoraymond
3.9/5  rDev +23.8%

Photo of glass_house
3.42/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I'm sure this gets a bad wrap here because it's Blue Moon, but this is actually a decent beer. Certainly not everything you'd expect in a flanders red, but enjoyable nonetheless. Light and smooth with slightly prickly carbonation and just a little tartness in the finish. Overall flavor is on the tame side, but still pleasant. Not ashamed to admit I've enjoyed several of these recently. Used a bottle to slow-cook a pork loin and it resulted in the best pulled pork I've ever made.

Photo of RBrosi
2.88/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of nicholas2121
3.7/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Blue Moon Farmhouse Red Ale brewed By Coors brewing Company. This brew pours out a light brown color with a small white head. The smell of this brew is corn and grains. You also pick up on some bitterness in this brew. Now for the taste of this brew, it is smooth but rich. There is a hit of spice at the end. This brew is different from most brews I had. There is nothing over powering in this brew. I kinda like this brew. The mouthfeel is nice and smooth and refreshing. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4 out of 5. I would get this brew again.

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of StevenMilligan
2.99/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of GRG1313
3/5  rDev -4.8%

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Blue Moon Farmhouse Red Ale from Coors Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.