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Blue Moon Short Straw Farmhouse Red Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Short Straw Farmhouse Red AleBlue Moon Short Straw Farmhouse Red Ale

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731 Ratings

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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 19.74%
Wants: 8
Gots: 122 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: Humulus85 on 06-09-2012

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Ratings: 731 | Reviews: 108
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look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. It pours with a reddish/golden hue, quickly fading white head. The aroma is faint, straw, wheat. The flavor profile is weak, tasteless. It does not have any flavors of a saison or Flanders red. the body is light, good carbonation, easy drinking. Taste like a light wheat beer, avoid it.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Clear copper color with two fingers worth of quickly disappearing head. Light amount of lacing.

Smell- Faint aroma of malt and citrus.

Taste- Starts with some malty sweetness that turns slightly tart about mid-sip and finishes with a hint of orange peel and white pepper.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with an average amount of carbonation and a crisp finish.

Overall- This doesn't seem to be good example of the style, which is fine by me as I don't enjoy the pepper flavors associated with a saison. A decent enough beer that I might try again.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Beer color is medium gold/red. produced a one finger white head, which dissipated quickly.

Aroma is of a farmhouse funk, malts, and a light caramel.

Taste is similar, but with a little citrus, and slight hop presence. Upper, medium carbonation, and a medium mouth-feel.

Drinkable, but wouldn't buy it. It was a gift from a party guest, which thought I might like it, since I like craft beer.

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Blue Moon Short Straw Farmhouse Red Ale from Coors Brewing Company
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