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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced AleBlue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale

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346 Ratings

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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 18.57%
Wants: 19
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 07-14-2012)
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Reviews by N3rdM3t4l:
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3.16/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Brown 12oz into shaker pint. Date printed on bottle smudged and illegible.

A: perfectly clear copper color as expected from a subsidiary of Coors. No head but a good amount of tiny bubbles forming a little splotch of white suds in the middle. Looks good, not special but good.

S: has that macro brew scent that pervades all macro beers even the specialty brands like shock top and blue moon. Otherwise has a pleasant caramel malt scent that reminds me of reds (which I love). An ever so slight hint of spice barely peeks through.

T: opens with a lackluster "beer flavor" that I described in the aroma section. Followed up by the flavors that match the malt scents described. Sweet caramel malt. Followed up with just enough hoppyness to balance and not leave you thinking you just drank soda. A finishing note of grain. Sort of lingers on the tongue and palate and battle between hops and sweet malts in a good way. The spices are completely lost to me flavor wise.

M: pretty run of the mill body, carbonated enough to not be heavy and thick enough to be medium bodied. I think they intentionally left it a little less bubbely than others to remind you that this a cool weather beer.

O: good, blue moon doesn't make bad beers really but never actually shines either. This is what one would expect from such a brewery.

N3rdM3t4l, Sep 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Light brown with an off white head.

Smell: Mild smell of malts, caramel, and citrus, no apple.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste was watered down cinnamon and caramel with malts.

Overall: Not a very exciting beer. I would not waste my money on this one again.

Cavanaghty, Nov 12, 2013
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4.54/5  rDev +47.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

S: Great caramel apple smell! Smells just as if I was going to a shop for caramel apples!

T: Tasted like a faint version of caramel apples. Great caramel malt with a hint of crisp apples in background.

O: A great fall beer! Wish the caramel apples would come in 6 pack instead of the bluemoon variety pack. Must try this beer! Sensational flavor!

Scarvingdozen87, Oct 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.48/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

i really enjoy Blue Moon and their Pumpkin Harvest beer, but this Caramel Apple does not make it with me. Nice look, caramel apple scents, and all the notes were there. I even had a nice caramel aftertaste. But the beer lacked the necessary sweetness to satisfy me. So two big thumbs down from me here.

The beer goes well with some shitty new age music from Windham Hill Records

frankiepop, Sep 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

sgttibbs, Jan 13, 2013
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours ruby amber with an off-white finger width head. Decent retention. Results in a consistent, sticky lace.

Smell - Smells slightly medicinal or sugary soda like, with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. This smells almost dead on to the Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin ale.

Taste - Starts with a sugary sweetness, with notes of cinnamon and nutmeg hitting around midtaste. Subtle hints of apple. Underlying pie crust malt character from start to finish.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body. Somewhat smooth. A tad undercarbonated for my liking.

Overall - They were going for a caramel apple flavor, and I'd say they missed their target. It tastes more akin to that last bit of apple pie crust that's left in the tin, with just a bit of the filling left on the piece. It gives you hints of just how delicious that pie was, but it leaves your craving completely and utterly unsatisfied.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Looks to me like apple cider. A bit of foam, not much carbonation.

Smell: Faint fruity hops with some caramel. It does smell like vaguely like a caramel apple.

Taste/Mouthfeel: You know what, I actually like this. Good flavor balances overall, especially since this mixture could have been a cloying mess. Theres initially a nice apple crispness and bite with some honey or caramel in the background. It's definitely beer.

Overall: Coors did a good job with this. Definitely a winner as far as novelty beers are concerned.

tjsdomer2, Aug 31, 2012
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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale from Coors Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.