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Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Agave Nectar AleBlue Moon Agave Nectar Ale

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Ratings: 810
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3
pDev: 20%
Wants: 9
Gots: 97 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 04-08-2012)
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Photo of dmorgan310
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

dmorgan310, May 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -33.3%

knuxdude, May 28, 2013
Photo of CaptJackHarkness
3.08/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Twelve ounce bottle freshness stamped August 26, 2013.

Sweet biscuit scent. Pours honey yellow with large white head. Head quickly faded to a thin non-lacing film. Taste is not what I anticipated. I connect agave to Tequila and expected something like Budweisers' Tequiza. This is more of a cloying coriander and sour spice ale. Not a drain pour but nothing to buy again.

CaptJackHarkness, May 27, 2013
Photo of jploving
3.31/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I picked this ole jewel up at my regular grocery store for $7.37.
I have had several Blue Moon products over the years and although I would not consider them a top notch innovator in the industry, I still enjoy their products.
This particular product caught my eye when it read "agave"---I know what it is but have no idea what it is supposed to taste like---so i bought it.
I assume that agave is sweet like unroasted barley and corn....that was pretty much what I got out of it. I have no idea if they use adjucts in their beer but it posessed that type of sweetness----and just enough bitterness to identify. Nice body- mouthfill and body were on par for a 5.6% abv.
I wish i could give a better reveiw, but I could not pull any real complexity from this beer....I liked it-better than my budget beer I usually keep in stock-bolder sweetness if nothing else-but not enough to spend $7.37 on it again.
Looks like i am going to have to give this a slightly better than average rating...3.25

jploving, May 27, 2013
Photo of sweenbeen
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

sweenbeen, May 26, 2013
Photo of Goosehunter75
3.48/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a bright golden honey with a ton of bubbles. Has a 2 finger head with excellent retention

S- Light aromas of citrus, yeast and biscuits

T - Spicy tasting. Corriander? Light citrus in the background

M - A light beer, but has a good creamy feeling with lots of bubbles

O - A very refreshing beer. Would be enjoyable on a hot summer day in a pool. Would drink it again, but probably not one I'll pick up often.

Goosehunter75, May 25, 2013
Photo of dertyd
2/5  rDev -33.3%

dertyd, May 25, 2013
Photo of mscudder
3/5  rDev 0%

mscudder, May 25, 2013
Photo of MadWolf
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

MadWolf, May 24, 2013
Photo of mcewesr
3/5  rDev 0%

mcewesr, May 24, 2013
Photo of Chokobo
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Chokobo, May 24, 2013
Photo of swimnadd
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

swimnadd, May 24, 2013
Photo of colsandurz
1/5  rDev -66.7%

colsandurz, May 24, 2013
Photo of hosehead83
3.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Chill-hazed gold in color, with a decent sized head of foam.
Aroma-Faint pale malt
Taste-Cucumber, faint wheat. The agave seem to work against the other flavors, lending an oily sweetish mouthfeel that seem out of place. Hats off to Blue Moon for trying to add to their flagship, but this one doesn't do it for me.

hosehead83, May 23, 2013
Photo of zacky_U
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

zacky_U, May 23, 2013
Photo of vcoggins
3/5  rDev 0%

vcoggins, May 22, 2013
Photo of Shagdog-Jammer
3.11/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Out of the bottle the pour was nice and head was average and quickly dissipated.

Appearance: was golden to almost amber and carbonation on the average side.

Smell: agave with a slight beer aroma

Taste: agave with beer background, slight smokiness and faint cloves was found.

Mouthfeel: was average and taste lingered like an ale should.

Overall it was decent and reminded me of Amigos Tequila flavored beer, however it wasn't as strong on the alcohol side as the Amigos is. It was an alright Blue Moon beer not a favorite however pretty good.

Shagdog-Jammer, May 22, 2013
Photo of Crimsonfloods
1.25/5  rDev -58.3%

Crimsonfloods, May 21, 2013
Photo of morebeergood
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

morebeergood, May 21, 2013
Photo of mk3
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

s- Really not much of a smell at all.
A- Light to medium gold.
T- Not a lot of flavor, no real taste of wheat and mildly hopped, a very light version of a Blonde Ale, but also an easy drinking beer, NOT unpleasant at all.
O- I was hesitant to try this beer for a couple of reasons. I have found Blue Moon beers to be either good, or, 'Not so good', and because of the Agave, I can't STAND Tequila!! That said, the best part of this beer is the 'aftertaste'..I know it sounds odd, but I like the lightly sweet finish with just a 'hint' of salt...Maybe it's just me, but I believe I'll drink this again.

mk3, May 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev 0%

Kingcurio, May 21, 2013
Photo of StoutHunter
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

StoutHunter, May 21, 2013
Photo of shanny1981
2.91/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A - Hazy golden amber yellow with medium head about an inch that dissipates almost as soon as you pour it (45 degree in a tulip glass), but leaves behind a couple millimeters of clear white fizzle at the rim
S - somewhat sweet, doughy and grainy smell of wheat, yeast and hints of malt
T - Pretty negligible taste with regards to the agave. Not sure if this was a marketing strategy for those that appreciate a sweet beer from time to time, but the agave was non-existent; quite a disappointment in terms of expectations from the agave nectar perspective
M - light body style of beer with light carbonation; easy to drink with light hops and very mild watered down aftertaste. No bitter aftertaste with this one
O - a pretty average summer beer with nothing much to write home about, but a fairly okay beer. Nothing really special about this beer and with all the other great light to medium beers out there with true sweetness such as the hefeweizens and Dundees honey brown lager, why settle for this unless you got it on-sale like I did at your local grocer or package store

shanny1981, May 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev 0%

Thullin187, May 20, 2013
Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 810 ratings.