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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
okay

730 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 20.85%
Wants: 11
Gots: 64 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Atlas1 on 06-17-2011)
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PorterLambic

Florida

1.88/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours a pale, watery yellow with a white head that dissappears so fast you better not blink. Lace, what lace?
Smell is missing in action. Just the faintest suggestion of malt, nothing.
Taste is better with some malt, some hops and a sweetness that must be from the honey.
Medium bodied, lighter effervescence than I expected. Nothing to recommend it though. Regular Blue Moon is preferable. Somewhat warming after 1/2 a glass.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 22:52:30 | More by PorterLambic
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mpayne5

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-13-2013 17:57:36 | More by mpayne5
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -34.9%

12-07-2012 15:04:41 | More by Damian74Shensky
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OldTime

Georgia

3/5  rDev -2.3%

03-08-2012 06:38:24 | More by OldTime
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GABrew

Georgia

3/5  rDev -2.3%

07-07-2013 20:17:32 | More by GABrew
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nh2032

New York

3/5  rDev -2.3%

11-20-2011 15:15:54 | More by nh2032
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avisong

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-17-2012 01:59:16 | More by avisong
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shand

Florida

2.1/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Welp, as long as my roommate keeps buying and enjoying Blue Moon sampler 12 packs, I'll keep reviewing them. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

Head? What's that? This one pours a very pale golden color with huge carbonation and absolutely no head. Say what? Aroma is grainy and almost skunky, with just a bit of wheat on the back. Again, say what? This came from a covered 12-pack that went right into the fridge. There was no chance for this to go off. The taste is at least a little bit better than the other aspects, the honey is really front and center, it's a very sweet beer. There's a bit of wheat on the backend, along with a bit of graininess. Too sweet.

The mouthfeel is smooth to begin with, then some aggressive carbonation hits the tongue. The drinkability is fairly poor due to the sweetness, especially in what's supposed to be a "summer" beer. Overall, this is the second failure in the retooling of Blue Moon's seasonals. The base brew and Pale Moon still remain solid enough, but the seasonals? Give em a pass.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2011 20:37:34 | More by shand
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-20-2012 18:29:05 | More by chrispoint
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codynevels

California

3/5  rDev -2.3%

11-16-2011 21:06:08 | More by codynevels
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-04-2012 03:19:47 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -2.3%

05-27-2012 03:26:01 | More by Kunstman
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3/5  rDev -2.3%

05-23-2014 20:27:48 | More by BEERMILER12
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

10-11-2012 19:20:51 | More by Chucker17
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-15-2012 22:47:34 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.49/5  rDev +13.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 13:43:13 | More by KYGunner
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Kerrie

Michigan

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-07-2014 15:32:17 | More by Kerrie
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sd123

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -2.3%

09-25-2012 03:00:01 | More by sd123
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Danobold

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-27-2012 13:25:42 | More by Danobold
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bismarksays

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

03-30-2013 01:22:30 | More by bismarksays
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

3/5  rDev -2.3%

11-11-2012 22:14:18 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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garuda

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -34.9%

11-14-2011 13:49:43 | More by garuda
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Eric908

South Dakota

3/5  rDev -2.3%

07-31-2013 16:40:43 | More by Eric908
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ckollias

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Light clear golden ale with a frothy 1-finger white head after a violent pour. Quickly dissipates into a wispy lace leaving a long trail all the way down the glass.

S: Surprising the first thing I smelled with the beer was hops. My second sniff was more of bread and honey. It is not overwhelming power but pleasant to the nose.

T: Light crisp and refreshing taste. The wheat and honey are blended nicely with the hops coming through in end a little.

M: Thin body and medium carbonation.

O: I wasn’t thrilled to try this beer but was rather pleasantly surprised. It was a refreshing light well-balanced brew. Nice balance between the wheat and honey.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2011 01:47:25 | More by ckollias
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2GOOFY

California

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

10-05-2012 13:52:03 | More by 2GOOFY
Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat from Coors Brewing Company
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