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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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BA SCORE
71
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889 Ratings
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Ratings: 889
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 21.17%
Wants: 17
Gots: 182 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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: 889 | Reviews: 114
Photo of Chrissythebeerlover
4.6/5  rDev +49.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The most classic Blue Moon if you ask me. I'm a big lover of beer in the summer so obviously this would be my choice. It tastes very wheaty and a bit floral. Another great beer with an orange slice and perfect after a day of work and relaxing on your patio.

Photo of jschalch08
5/5  rDev +62.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great pale ale white beer

Photo of IPAlmighty
2.21/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

So terrible. I work in a beer store and can't fathom how people flock to this mess. Typical Coors abomination.

Photo of Runthetableandy
5/5  rDev +62.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One two three four five

Photo of EagleTalon
3.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

3.2% ABW (4.0% ABV) Version from Crest Foods in Oklahoma.

Pours to a rapidly receding head and clear yellow gold color. Aroma is weak pale and wheat malt with a hint of floral and citrus. Flavor is clean and weak, can't discern much of what the label promises other than the wheat and some malt sweetness. A blah and mediocre beer. not bad tasting, just lacking any distinct character. It is refreshing and feels good going down. Better than drinking a regular BMC but that's it.

Photo of Bingja18
3.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A very simple tasting brew but surprisingly good. Would not seek it out but pretty refreshing after a day of yard work.

Photo of Evo8U24
4.75/5  rDev +54.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Phenomenal tasting and very smooth yet refreshing!

Photo of Tito173
4.93/5  rDev +60.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

This beer is pretty awesome.

Photo of mitmcint
4.23/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tastes nothing like honey. There's a fruity flavor present. Like peaches.

Photo of ordybill
2.43/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Smells like a BMC with a little bit more wheat.
Appearance- This is a clear golden color with a large white head.
Palate- A moderate bodied beer with heavy carbonation. This beer has an unpleasant aftertaste that does not go away with each sip.
Overall- Hugely disappointing. This is a very poorly made brew.

Photo of OKbrew89
2.7/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Clear pale yellow color with no head. Light honey smell. Tastes like a wheat with honey added. Not too sweet but the honey is obvious. Watered down with super light carbonation. MF is the main issue here and it can't be ignored.

Photo of CJNAPS
1.72/5  rDev -44%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

My buddy left some of these in my beer fridge. so drinking them was better then throwing them away lol

Photo of NHPC
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

Not much of a wheat beer, the honey and some citrus is there. Not much of a head. Maybe more complex than a regular blue moon but not special.

Photo of Rhaegar18
3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

I thought this was a surprisingly tasty beer especially because I'm not usually a huge fan of wheat beers

Photo of misternebbie
2.57/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

hey not really all that bad but with most of these Blue Moons price point is too high, better beer for less

Photo of PvtSnowball
3/5  rDev -2.3%

A refreshing breer with almost no head. Tastes okay and smells decent.

Nothing special but it is refreshing.

Photo of wattoclone
1.25/5  rDev -59.3%

I was expecting something like a Leinenkugel Summer Wheat but was hugely disappointed. All I could taste was honey and hops with no substantial wheat flavor. It was hard for me to finish it. The younger folk at the neighborhood party seems to enjoy it much more than I did.

Photo of AK_Blake
4.9/5  rDev +59.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

After a 16 hour workday, it really hits the spot, definitely alongside a burger and some bacon :D The unfiltered taste on the tongue is just like "fuck yeah!" It's smooth, has a full flavor, and I always end up heading to the fridge to grab a second one :D

Photo of sheeley
3.38/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Wheat colored, light, yellow amber. Pleasing for a summer brew.
Smell: Not great. Smells a bit like cheaper beers such as Miller or Coors. Very pronounced wheat notes with honey.
Taste/mouthfeel: A bit harsh initially, but the taste softens almost immediately to one of refreshing amber and honey. The wheat is still present, especially in the aftertaste.
Overall: Pleasing in taste, this makes a decent summer beer. Similar to Grainbelt or Leinenkugel's Honey weiss.

Photo of leffebrown84th
1.92/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Tastes almost exactly like a regular blue moon except a little more of a wheat flavor and a n overwhelming honey flavor that I just didnt care for. Its like someone grabbed a bottle of honey and mixed it with a blue moon. It just isnt a good combination.

Photo of ANiklaus
3.66/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into glass. Appearance is a strong wheat color. Smell is poor with the wheat and honey coming through. The taste is fairly bland with the honey and wheat shining through. The mouthfeel is incredibly smooth though. Very good summer beer, especially for the price this can be picked up for. Compare to Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss. Good summer beer overall.

Photo of SteveJeremy
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had a tasting of this where I work today; not a bad offering, and it's my second in the Blue Moon library, to be exact. While I only had about a shot glass worth of beer (I got a bottle in my fridge, so I'll be doing a rereview soon, if necessary), it's an effective drinker for the season, however, its clove honey taste and rather mild but effective filling overall make this sort of a Blue Moon Light than a really different product from the traditional Blue Moon. Still, there is a nice difference to this beer that's more on-par with a honey beer that's available year-round rather than a limited-batch shandy during the summertime.

Still, when it comes down to the macrobrew Belgian White wars, I got to side with Shock Top, for, in just two of their beers, I could really taste their complexities and their differences, where both of the Blue Moon offerings that should be drastically different are quietly interchangeable to a degree.

Photo of KYGunner
3.45/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The nose was weak and didn't reveal much but soft wheat, honey, Apple and pear. The flavor, though, surprised me greatly as it was nicely balanced and appropriately measured between wheat malt dryness, honey sweetness, apple crispness and even pear like freshness. This is surprisingly complex as it is macro-brewed and by look and scent a bit boring but the flavor delivers a nice bang for the buck.

Photo of Fiddlersgreen7
3.85/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

While I am not a fan of honey, this beer was actually really good. It will definately be enjoyed again on a hot summer day. The head was very creamy looking with nice lace that quickly disappeared from the glass.

Photo of Greenburrito
3.79/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great summer beer. Honey is not overwhelming. Great taste. Easy to drink. Will definitely get it again.

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Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat from Coors Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 889 ratings.