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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

994 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 994
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 19.68%
Wants: 15
Gots: 62 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

WritersBlock, Jan 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

kmckinnon87, Jan 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

GratefulP, Jan 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Ortbalsj22486, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of AWS2111
3/5  rDev -3.2%

AWS2111, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of ThePorterSorter
2.8/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance:
A reddish orange, clear looking beer with a thin off-white head. The head is not dense in appearance and seems to be mainly composed of loose and large bubbles. There is a little lacing, but no sediment.

Smell:
Notes of pale malt with a slight spice. There isn't much from the yeast nor alcohol.

Taste:
This essentially tastes like a decent pale ale. There is no indication this beer has any Belgian characteristic. The pale malt predominates and there isn't even hoppiness to balance. Although the beer is an average Pale ale, it's going to lose points for not displaying any Belgian characteristics whatsoever!

Mouthfeel:
Thin and watery appearance translates into a thin and watery mouthfeel as well. A pale malt and light fruitiness followed by almost no aftertaste. There's very little to this beer aside from some fizzy carbonation and pale maltiness.

Overall:
The beer is definitely not a Belgian pale ale, by any means, but it is a decent drink. I would not buy this beer for myself.

ThePorterSorter, Jan 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

cowineaux, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of RyanC3958
2.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not bad. I would prefer Harvest moon over it, but I'd say pretty close. I have always like Blue moon, never really loved it though. Maybe it is because I prefer darker and more hopped beers. In the summer when I'm am looking for a descent beer to casually drink, I will more often then none choose Blue Moon. A little sweet though sometimes.

RyanC3958, Jan 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

antique, Jan 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +61.3%

niceonebro, Jan 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev -35.5%

mdmoore, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

sym3tri, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Grooveman53, Dec 29, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

juansilg, Dec 26, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

bernardo06, Dec 26, 2011
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1/5  rDev -67.7%

CrashOverride, Dec 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +29%

nivlac18, Dec 24, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

lufra1983, Dec 23, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

stampfler07, Dec 23, 2011
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2/5  rDev -35.5%

jaltland, Dec 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

marshrat63, Dec 22, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

smithmd4, Dec 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +29%

troegaarden, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of ForWhatAlesYou
3.03/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into a tulip

A: Clear orangish amber. Slight white head falls and leaves spots of lace.

S: Sweet spices, dried citrus, raw wheat.

T: Overall clean and not unenjoyable. Lacks subtlety and dimension. A little biscuit, Belgian yeast, cinnamon, rum, grainy bitter, apple.

M: Lacking but inoffensive.

D: Okay.

ForWhatAlesYou, Dec 21, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

ericwilson54, Dec 21, 2011
Blue Moon Belgian Pale Ale from Coors Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 994 ratings.