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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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71
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398 Ratings
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Ratings: 398
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 17.43%
Wants: 5
Gots: 35 | 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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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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New York

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

04-30-2013 19:49:35 | More by bscalt
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

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North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

04-27-2013 12:51:43 | More by RWLawman
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California

3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-24-2013 04:29:08 | More by TrojanWheels
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California

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

04-23-2013 20:25:07 | More by Theosphere
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MIXMASTERICE

Missouri

1.58/5  rDev -48%

Made the mistake of letting my curiosity get the best of me. Was going to pick up the regular Blue Moon, but saw this offering and figured I would see what it had to offer. Big mistake. First off, this isn't a horrible tasting beer. It's actually doesn't have much taste or flavor at all. All I get from this is a slight bit of spice, with a little odd flavor in the finish, almost malt liquor-ish. It's 5.9 ABV, so it packs a little more punch than the tradional 4.5-5.2 ABV beers, but taste wise this is almost as neutral as you can get. Not what I want when buying a "craft " beer, as Anything I've tried from Samuel Adams has much more character than this offering. This is like the guy in the crowd who just blends in and isn't noticed. I won't be buying this Blue Moon offering EVER again.

04-21-2013 04:12:11 | More by MIXMASTERICE
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Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

04-20-2013 19:22:36 | More by JustinWhipple
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -1.3%

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Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +48%

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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

3.16/5  rDev +3.9%

Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale

Poured from 12 oz bottle into a shaker pint. Served chilled.

A) A copper colored brew with a thin white head, maybe half a finger. The head quickly dissipated, not much lacing to write about.

S) Grainy, slightly sweet, maybe a whiff of caramel. Some wheat and a little orange rind. Not a powerful aroma by any means.

T) The taste follows the nose, but packs a little more punch than I expected. Not overly sweet. I liked the use of wheat and orange here.

M) Medium bodied, and well carbonated. It's crisp and goes down easy enough. Decent finish...

O) This was alright.... I wouldn't turn down a bottle. For whatever reason, I found myself drinking a Third Shift Amber, and a Killian's Red recently. I liked this better than both of those.

04-15-2013 04:01:26 | More by RoamingGnome
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Mike099

New York

3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-14-2013 05:35:29 | More by Mike099
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.06/5  rDev +0.7%

Best before 6/24/13.

Label calls this one Valencia Grove Amber.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, and a slight citrus aroma. Taste is much the same with earthy, spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is fairly drinkable but sort of boring all around.

04-13-2013 05:07:34 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -34.2%

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Michigan

3/5  rDev -1.3%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale from Coors Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 398 ratings.