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Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Valencia Amber AleBlue Moon Valencia Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
71
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390 Ratings
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 17.43%
Wants: 5
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: phishsihq on 01-26-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

01-21-2014 15:52:25 | More by ThisMoonlife
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New York

3/5  rDev -1.3%

01-19-2014 23:33:34 | More by osant37
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3.35/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle with a best by date of 6/2/14; into a pint glass.
Appearance - orange, very carbonated, thin white head.
Smell - an odd blend if irange peel and caramel.
Taste - spice, some citrus, and caramel malts; complex, but strange.
Feel - some complex flavors, but too light.
Overall - good price point, mediocre beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 23:32:22 | More by DenverHopHead
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BrooklynPanch

New York

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

01-19-2014 22:49:12 | More by BrooklynPanch
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -1.3%

01-19-2014 14:13:13 | More by DrunkinYogi
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gotweid

Michigan

3.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clean copper penny color. Strong pour resulted in a 1" head. No lacing. Moderate carbonation. Aroma of bread & citrus. Mild citrus taste with a mild malt flavor. Everything about this beer is mild, which makes it easy to drink. Nice flavor, smooth. Comes across as a nice spring/summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2014 23:32:02 | More by gotweid
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

3/5  rDev -1.3%

01-13-2014 00:18:40 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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New Jersey

1.5/5  rDev -50.7%

01-10-2014 19:43:55 | More by Belittle
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Skillz

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-06-2014 21:54:58 | More by Skillz
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swandtj

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

01-05-2014 01:43:05 | More by swandtj
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Mike_Moe

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light brown amber color, light brown head.
Aroma: Very light roasted malt smell.
Flavor: Light roasted malt taste; slightly spiced. Medium bodied, smooth carbonation.
Overall: Not a bad amber ale. The beer has a smooth velvet mouth finishing with a hint of spice.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 06:11:55 | More by Mike_Moe
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

12-28-2013 20:39:21 | More by buzzy
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tard24

Georgia

4/5  rDev +31.6%

12-28-2013 03:47:02 | More by tard24
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BeerMeister8

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -1.3%

11-24-2013 21:46:20 | More by BeerMeister8
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lilphilw

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

11-08-2013 20:35:25 | More by lilphilw
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Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

10-28-2013 00:56:22 | More by jaydoc
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California

1/5  rDev -67.1%

09-16-2013 22:03:50 | More by zaptone
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Puerto Rico

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California

3/5  rDev -1.3%

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West Virginia

3/5  rDev -1.3%

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5/5  rDev +64.5%

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jgunther71

Illinois

3/5  rDev -1.3%

08-15-2013 15:16:26 | More by jgunther71
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

1.83/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Bottom line - This beer is both poor quality and nauseatingly sweet. My gf and I both could not finish our 4oz sample. I wanted to throw up. Never again.

Appearance: The beer looked inoffensive enough, golden in color with a slightly darker red tint to it.

Smell: The beer smelled clearly of orange, with a standard wheat beer scent.

Taste: As noted above, it was overwhelmingly sweet, with notes of fake orange cough syrup. I was allowed to sample this beer in a small 4oz pour. The bartender told me that the beer was made using a standard process then infused with the Valencia orange flavor afterwards. This is plainly evident, in that the beer taste like it is an average beer that had orange-flavored cough syrup added to it.

Mouthfeel: It felt like I was going to throw up in my mouth.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2013 23:38:02 | More by tkdchampxi
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

08-09-2013 08:52:05 | More by emwild12
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

08-09-2013 02:23:42 | More by Packman4IL
Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale from Coors Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.