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Blue Moon Spiced Amber Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Spiced Amber AleBlue Moon Spiced Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

198 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 19.88%
Wants: 8
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 11-16-2011)
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2.65/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

At the time of this review, surprisingly to me at least, this is the highest rated Blue Moon product.
The original spicing is not to strong and reasonably pleasant. A spice, with some cinnamon wrapped in a caramel and apple. In time, though, it two becomes more annoying and less pleasing.
Clear dark amber with darker reds. Kinda' small dark head but what is there for a good long time.
My initial impression on first drink was as favorable as the aroma. Seems kinda' harsh and a bit biting and just not a pleasant or pleasing of an experience. The cinnamon lays really heavy on the tongue and plays with the surprisingly sharp malts in an aggressive way. Finishes on the dry side.
Moderately light body.
I'm not digging the flavors too much. I'm a little surprised this is scored better than the others as I wouldn't put it there.

garymuchow, Jan 26, 2013
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2.65/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Nice clear amber, some rising bubbles. Small khaki head that dissipated quick with little retention and no lacing.

S - Malt is lost in a heavy dose of spice, notably cinnamon. Seems a tad overdone, but on its own it's alright.

T - Exactly like the nose. Amazingly, the cinnamon hits first, and never leaves, lingering long into the mediocre finish. The caramel malt is not bad, but it's washed out.

MF - First thing that comes to mind is it's thin for 5.6 ABV. Drinkable in mouthfeel but not so drinkable with the cinnamon factor. Overcarbonated a tad in my opinion.

O - I like ambers, and this is not a good one. I would have loved for Blue Moon to have a lower priced quality amber, but the cinnamon is far too much, the beer characteristics aren't there, and it's just lacking.

jb413, Dec 09, 2011
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Blue Moon Spiced Amber Ale from Coors Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.