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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
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381 Ratings
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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.05
pDev: 17.38%
Wants: 5
Gots: 26 | 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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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -1.6%

04-09-2014 16:43:00 | More by bernat1971
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -1.6%

04-07-2014 18:13:06 | More by LXIXME
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DrewsBrews450

North Carolina

2.98/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours more of a dark golden color then amber. The head dies pretty quick with a spot of lace here and there. The smell is a very light carmal, strong citrus and kinda just plain. The taste is a little better, a little more toasted malt with a stronger citrus taste. Mouthfeel is thin to slight medium. Not very great but I have no problem drinking it.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 00:03:26 | More by DrewsBrews450
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anvilx

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

04-04-2014 08:39:12 | More by anvilx
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Dovers

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

04-04-2014 04:34:01 | More by Dovers
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Dover

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

04-04-2014 04:33:12 | More by Dover
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alcoholinside

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

03-31-2014 02:41:33 | More by alcoholinside
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kpowledge

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-31-2014 02:07:12 | More by kpowledge
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-28-2014 02:44:27 | More by ParkbrauFan
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Cubsfan1087

Iowa

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-25-2014 23:17:55 | More by Cubsfan1087
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-25-2014 19:23:06 | More by ramrod666
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hoffhin2

Michigan

3.38/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: gold with a pretty good size head.
Aroma: orange and slight fruity smell
Taste: Very strong orange taste especially compared to normal blue moon which I think gives off a slight orange zest, malt, wheat note. Not balanced all that well.

Served from a bottle and poured into a pint glass.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 12:57:58 | More by hoffhin2
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baconfromwalmart

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-22-2014 21:19:35 | More by baconfromwalmart
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colbster92

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-22-2014 03:02:42 | More by colbster92
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soupieman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-22-2014 00:07:46 | More by soupieman
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-21-2014 03:10:14 | More by JamieDuncan
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robebo44

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

03-20-2014 01:44:37 | More by robebo44
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle with a June 2014 date stamped on the neck.
Pours clear amber with a large and creamy tan head that has good durability and leaves fine lacing on the glass.

The sweet aroma is malty and musty with hints of orange and yeast..

The flavor is a little subdued but balanced: light bready malts with hints of wheat, orange juice, orange pith and grapefruit.

Feel: Light-medium body with good, soft, medium-high carbonation.

O: slightly above average at best. Refreshing but perhaps best suited for transitional (towards craft beers) beer drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 23:42:01 | More by chinchill
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nickfl

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

03-19-2014 03:54:59 | More by nickfl
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Frenchiefellow

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -1.6%

03-17-2014 23:06:34 | More by Frenchiefellow
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -18%

03-17-2014 05:10:45 | More by PA-Michigander
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This pours a light orange hue with a thin fizzy head. It holds a bit of Orange on the nose with an apricot sweetness and an evident caramel malt. Caramel malt leads the taste with hints of Orange and apricot, sweetness from the fruity sugars and barley like grain. Certainly drinks easy but it's so thin it's hard rate it any higher. This comes across as the very definition of OK.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 00:08:42 | More by KYGunner
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Cluker

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

03-14-2014 23:43:43 | More by Cluker
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ranger7

Texas

3.34/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the bottle into a laser-etched Sam Adams glass.
Review from notes 3/9/2014.

A: Clear amber with microscopic head.

S: Malt and brown sugar.

T: Similar to a brown ale, tastes like it smells with some orange peel at the end.

M: Slight carbonation, appropriate.

O: Nice. Not as much of an orange taste as I was expecting, but a nice amber ale overall.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 01:35:42 | More by ranger7
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Stermax

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

03-13-2014 00:37:55 | More by Stermax
Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale from Coors Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.