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Blue Moon Belgian Pale Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Belgian Pale AleBlue Moon Belgian Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
72
okay

936 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 936
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 19.55%
Wants: 12
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NCSUdo on 05-26-2008)
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iguana1010

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +28.2%

11-24-2011 03:34:43 | More by iguana1010
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Rayek

Colorado

3.2/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pale Moon hits my tulip with a not particularly pale copper hue. A dense eggshell head falls quickly to a patchwork film. The beer leaves a bit of lace.

Sourdough Belgian yeast is the most prevalent feature. Toasted grain comes next. Bitterness is mild and a little citrusy. The beer thins out late. Its light body doesn't have the vigorous carbonation I expect from this style.

OK, but not fabulous. This is a very safe Belgian that doesn't take any chances.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 03:46:47 | More by Rayek
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KC9LDB

Illinois

2/5  rDev -35.9%

11-22-2011 00:03:17 | More by KC9LDB
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CliffBrake

New Hampshire

3.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Crystal bright copper color with minimal head and almost no lacing.

Light aroma of lemony citrus. The citrus also comes out in the flavor, with a zesty sourness from the wheat and a bit of sour cherry - presumably the hibiscus. The flavor is very light and seemingly one dimensional with the hibiscus and citrus blending together and balanced by no discernible notes from malt or hops..

Light body with a prickly mouth feel.

Overall, crisp and and light. Seems more like an adjunct lager than any type of ale.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 23:12:34 | More by CliffBrake
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claspada

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-19-2011 19:26:21 | More by claspada
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Caskaway

Illinois

4/5  rDev +28.2%

11-18-2011 19:50:28 | More by Caskaway
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -35.9%

11-18-2011 17:56:18 | More by waiting4lunch
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rodney45

New York

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A:Dark cherry wood, crowned by a sea foam colored head that laces the glass.

S: Slightly adjunct smelling, but the hop aroma fights its way through.

T: Average tasting belgian ale. Starts off with a solid kick of wheat and citrus, but leveled out with a subdued charred malt feel that adds balance, but subtracts depth.

M: Easy drinking, not heavy or over carbonated.

O: A mid range ale, made by one of the big giants Coors... but i wont knock it without giving a fair shot, and it impressed me a little bit. This is an example of consumerism affecting the market and big corporations trying to buy into the small craft brew scene.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 11:55:50 | More by rodney45
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Gobstopper15

California

4/5  rDev +28.2%

11-18-2011 04:08:52 | More by Gobstopper15
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured into tulip. Deep amber brown hazy color. Nice thick white foam with actual lacing!
Smells of malt and spices...slight belgian yeast.
It deff has some nice flavor for something out of the Coors Brewery. Malty, yeasty, with a bit of spices. Easy drinker, and probably one of the best macros out there. I got this as part of the winter sampler and would buy again (in a pinch).

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 00:16:29 | More by DrinkSlurm
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BellsFan

Michigan

4/5  rDev +28.2%

11-17-2011 21:19:08 | More by BellsFan
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BeardedBeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +28.2%

11-17-2011 21:01:16 | More by BeardedBeer
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JDizzle124

Colorado

5/5  rDev +60.3%

11-17-2011 05:12:15 | More by JDizzle124
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thespk2011

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +28.2%

11-17-2011 04:13:53 | More by thespk2011
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codynevels

California

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

11-16-2011 21:05:55 | More by codynevels
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teyuders

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-16-2011 05:52:35 | More by teyuders
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manutd103

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

11-15-2011 23:35:37 | More by manutd103
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modernartblues

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +28.2%

11-15-2011 22:06:07 | More by modernartblues
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bmur112

Maryland

3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-15-2011 21:54:53 | More by bmur112
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nshorvath

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +60.3%

11-15-2011 11:08:34 | More by nshorvath
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Hessian257

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-15-2011 01:36:48 | More by Hessian257
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KidRagnarok

California

3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-15-2011 01:35:37 | More by KidRagnarok
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -19.9%

11-14-2011 22:50:46 | More by Elfastball7
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AlexM

California

3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-14-2011 20:25:53 | More by AlexM
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Vashtar

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance is beautiful
The smell is nice. It slides down the bottom part of your nose (the part you would slide down if you were a tiny human and slid out of a nostril).
The taste is... I can't describe it other than saying it tastes like Archie and it's hipster.
The mouth feel feels like taking a lowly inflated balloon and letting it deflate in your mouth.

It's interesting. Not amazing, but interesting and fun. I wouldn't want more than one at a time. It seems drinkable until you get far into it and then it grows old.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2011 04:08:01 | More by Vashtar
Blue Moon Belgian Pale Ale from Coors Brewing Company
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