Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Summer Honey WheatBlue Moon Summer Honey Wheat

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957 Ratings
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Ratings: 957
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 20.78%
Wants: 18
Gots: 234 | FT: 0
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Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: Atlas1 on 06-17-2011

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Ratings: 957 | Reviews: 144
Photo of z_taylor
1.71/5  rDev -44.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Just not good. It's light which is good for hot days, but zero flavor

Photo of CMG-PSU
4.6/5  rDev +49.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is now my summer go to. Very refreshing with the perfect amount of carbonation. I like blue moon but I love this brew.

Photo of dg18
3.09/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a nice clear summer sun yellow. Smell and taste are heavy on the honey and wheat up front, with a dryer finish. A bit sweet for me, but goes down easy on a warm summer evening.

Photo of Antc2382
3.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is actually not that bad. Never really a fan of Coors/Blue Moon but this was decent. I will not rave about it- you know this is mass produced- but it was ok to drink at a Yankee game.

Photo of mrfrancis
2.62/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a rich, clear gold with a fizzy white head that disappears within seconds.

S: Subtle aromas of wheat, honey, and lemon are just barely detectable on the nose.

T: Mellow notes of wheat, cream, straw, honey, biscuit, grass, and lemon wash across the palate. The finish is smooth and sweet, offering a final flourish of honey and wheat flavors.

M: Light to medium in body and initially sticky, though it dries out quickly. Typical of most Coors products, the carbonation is very firm, active, and heavy. This is harder to drink than I was expecting.

O: A very bland ale. Though it wasn't great, I think I prefer the original Honey Moon to this new incarnation.

Photo of 57md
3.47/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The essence of wheat is present in both the flavor and nose. The honey is not so apparent. The finish is unexpectedly dry.

Not a bad effort for a BMC.

Photo of jzlyo
3.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Aroma is wheat grain and a hint of fruit and honey. The flavor is citrus, wheat grain, a hint of the honey and a mildly tart finish.

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.96/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Another Blue Moon product. Let's have a look-see.

Looking like : There's minimal hiss from the breach of security that is the bright yellow bottle cap. The head pours a small 1 finger and eventually settles at a small ring. The body of the beer is actually very pretty - it has hues of honey, gold, and fields of grain. I'm probably being over poetic with the color, but it really is nice. I'll bump this up a half point or so.

Smelling like : Freshly opened box of wheat thins, pretzel, touch of honey, and trailing behind are slight shades of coriander and hop. Medium strength.

Tasting like : Delicious. Wow, maybe one of my favorite Blue Moon offerings. A wheaty, pretzel-like flavor, some spice, light hop, with a drop of honey at the end. Slight burn from carbonation and alcohol that makes the finish pop.

Feeling like : Light to Medium bodied, very carbonated, ends slightly dry and nippy.

Overall : I'd have this again. This was actually not funky (like a lot of Blue Moon specials), and incredibly true to its title. Recommended.

Photo of NCMatt
3.45/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Refreshing taste for a blue moon, but as you'd expect, it's a little thin and has a slight metallic taste. Nothing out of the ordinary for a Coors product. Makes a nice refreshing beer on hotter than sin summer days though!

Photo of austin94x
4.62/5  rDev +50%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Really fun beer. Great honey sweet after taste.

Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
3.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wheat ale, some honey flavor

Photo of JDW4195
3.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Decent summer beer, worthy of an ice chest

Photo of Angie_bree
1.5/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Iuuuggg horrible experience, I can't drink it!

Photo of kvgomps
2.25/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Sweet and dirty, insert joke here

Photo of Hardsell
3.65/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I got a six pack of bottles from a local store. It seemed to be well-kept and was well-within its date. However, it had a strangely metallic taste, which I later noticed even impacted the smell. I tried it both in the bottle and in a glass, and it retained this quality. It seemed to go away as I got farther down the glass, so maybe it was just a bit of oxidation. Anyway, the true flavor of the beer is pretty tasty, nothing to complain about. However, the honey simply doesn't come through, and without that, which was the main draw for me, it comes across as a far weaker and less robust product than the Belgian White. Kind of just like a wheaty, full-bodied macro.

Photo of atmatchett
3.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

If you live in Texas this is great during the summer

Photo of WckdVbz
1.83/5  rDev -40.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Just a horrible beer all around.

Photo of mlockman
3.4/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

My favorite Blue Moon by far, as the subtle touch of sweetness makes this beer perfect for hot summer days. Very drinkable.

Photo of Sixpoint
3.01/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

the Blue Moon line extensions go on and on and on....but is more less?

Photo of VashonGuy
2.69/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Appearance is golden, with a decent head that fades away almost immediately.
Aroma is mild, inoffensive, but not much too it.
Taste is the real issue for me with this beer: I find it way too sweet. That takes away from what should be a refreshing summer beer. It's not refreshing, it's almost cloying (a mouthfeel issue too).

I drank a little over half the bottle, because hey, it was the only beer in my brother's fridge, and I wanted something to drink with my food. But I didn't finish it.

Photo of Jasonboerner
3.35/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good hot summer day beer. Not bad at all.

Photo of AuntBea
4/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice coloring on this. Nice for the Summer months.

Photo of gregb13
3.4/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Smells of sweet cereal grains, some other unidentifiable sweetness, maybe some faint wheat. Taste is lightly sweet, cereal, grainy. Very crisp, a bit sticky on the palate. Somewhat refreshing. Overall, nothing too exciting but not bad at all. Perfect for the summer.

Photo of Cannibalgasm
1.81/5  rDev -41.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle.

A: Pours a light gold with a thin white head. Little retention and lacing.

S: Wheat, cracker, honey, sweet malts, and a slight earthiness.

T: Cracker, lemon, and honey.

M: Feels like a light beer.

O: Not much to it. Not bad but not good.

Photo of IPAchris
2.36/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not very good....considered the craft beer option at the local Tilted Kilt.

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Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat from Coors Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 957 ratings.