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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
71
okay

420 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 420
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.06
pDev: 18.3%
Wants: 22
Gots: 65 | 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 RobertW:
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3.8/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This should be at least an 80. A very good seasonal offering from our friends from Colorado.

Look is a nice caramel...not real dark but not horse piss yellow.

Smell is just as the title says...a spiced apple smell.

Taste is a seasonal Autumn like flavor...spiced apple and beer. Just as advertised.

Overall a very nice seasonal beer representation

More User Reviews:
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3.3/5  rDev +7.8%

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #69 (October 2012):

They reached out to their fans for this one and this was the winning idea, no too far off from their Harvest Pumpkin Ale. They have the potential to reach so much further but safe seems to be the game here and safe it is. We get the spiced part, it works. The “Caramel Apple” is missing a bit much and the flavors come off as not meshing well, discombobulated. Hohum.

STYLE: Spiced Ale
ABV: 5.8%
AVAILABILITY: Fall Seasonal

LOOK: Deep garnet amber hue, clear and bubbly, decent head

SMELL: Nutmeg, faint cinnamon, slightly bread, ghost-like apple, vague sweetness

TASTE: Pie spice, mild caramel maltiness, mild apple flavor, bready, very clean, hint of warming alcohol, grapenuts, semi-dry faded spice finish

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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -2%
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.

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2.68/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Scarvingdozen87
4.54/5  rDev +48.4%
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!

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3.4/5  rDev +11.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

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2.48/5  rDev -19%

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2.48/5  rDev -19%
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

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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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2.6/5  rDev -15%

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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2.85/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Appearance - Pours ruby amber with an off-white finger width head. Decent retention, but thins to a virtually naked surface. No lacing whatsoever.

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 light 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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3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale from Coors Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 420 ratings.