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Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Winter Abbey AleBlue Moon Winter Abbey Ale

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,378 Ratings
THE BROS
56
awful

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Ratings: 1,378
Reviews: 526
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 20.72%
Wants: 9
Gots: 68 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 11-07-2010)
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Chris_Cali_2o9


3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-20-2012 06:31:16 | More by Chris_Cali_2o9
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Winston_Smith

Kentucky

2.63/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

It was the only non macro-lager available where I was tonight. Oh well...

Appearance: A transparent kind of dark amber. It pours a little head, which quickly disappears to nothing. No lacing.

Smell and Taste: Smells just like it tastes... Totally one dimensional, and concentrated around a vanilla flavor. Too sweet for me.

Mouthfeel: I guess it feels okay, but not excellent. Kind of slick going down.

Overall: I won't buy it ever again. I think I had it last winter, and had forgotten how it was. For a seasonal offering, I was expecting something at least halfway special. I know this is a macro-owned brew, but even those can hit occasionally. This one missed. Pass on it unless its free.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2012 05:23:51 | More by Winston_Smith
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chrishensley

Pennsylvania

2.83/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Disappointing for a Winter Ale; not as much flavor and body as I would want. A little bitter on the finish. The taste is good, but it disappears too quickly. Tastes very much like a typical lager, eg. Yuengling. I would like it to be heavier and more flavorful.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2012 02:04:36 | More by chrishensley
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Kanewai

Hawaii

2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

11-19-2012 01:04:38 | More by Kanewai
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tgraven

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -34.2%

11-17-2012 14:12:07 | More by tgraven
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +31.6%

11-17-2012 01:05:31 | More by Dapperticus
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ckk527

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

11-16-2012 23:18:49 | More by ckk527
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Smextongo

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-16-2012 05:15:56 | More by Smextongo
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fallopia

Indiana

3.18/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into an ale glass.

Appearance: Dark, honey-brown color with a thin, creamy head.

Aroma: Honey, toffee aroma with slight malt and cloves and spice.

Flavor: Somewhat off-balance with muted malt flavors and harsh, bitter hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, but lighter and weaker than expected. Short finish that is too bitter and off-balance.

Overall, the aroma profile is appealing, but the balance doesn't finish the job.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2012 00:31:40 | More by fallopia
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Nerck93

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

11-15-2012 23:02:34 | More by Nerck93
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VernonKell

Michigan

3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-15-2012 22:45:51 | More by VernonKell
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t0rin0

California

3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-15-2012 03:25:44 | More by t0rin0
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-13-2012 07:12:50 | More by jharris0624
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BigOtaku

Florida

3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-13-2012 02:42:33 | More by BigOtaku
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Loaf31

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

11-13-2012 01:54:34 | More by Loaf31
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Robdrinx

Maryland

2/5  rDev -34.2%

11-12-2012 20:25:07 | More by Robdrinx
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +23.4%

11-11-2012 21:17:35 | More by skaboom420
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MrBoh

Maryland

3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-11-2012 20:11:55 | More by MrBoh
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

11-11-2012 02:29:43 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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cheribom

California

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

11-11-2012 02:09:40 | More by cheribom
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-11-2012 00:50:27 | More by Kunstman
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SadMachine

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

11-10-2012 19:04:17 | More by SadMachine
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Traumahop


3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-10-2012 03:31:05 | More by Traumahop
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-09-2012 10:45:08 | More by Dank26
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tbone1384

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-09-2012 03:46:32 | More by tbone1384
Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,378 ratings.