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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
71
okay

341 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 341
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.06
pDev: 18.63%
Wants: 19
Gots: 32 | 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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1/5  rDev -67.3%

MSchore, Jul 31, 2012
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1/5  rDev -67.3%

tommyguz, May 07, 2013
Photo of prodigo
1.15/5  rDev -62.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Coming from a long time Blue Moon fan, this beer is probably the most disappointing thing I've experienced since the last Indiana Jones film. Saying this beer has a caramel taste is bold faced false advertising. You know when a beer is bad when you find yourself cringing on the approach of the bottle to your mouth. To me, this beer falls into the category that things like Steel Reserve live in. It's completely unacceptable. When I asked my friends to give me their thoughts on the beer, the FIRST words out of my friend's mouth were "Alien Feces". I capitalize this because it was so profound. I've seen this man tell me his girlfriend has cancer, and his eyes weren't filled with nearly that amount of conviction. This man was so stoic in the way he told me this, that the hairs on my arms stood up.

In closure, this beer is absolutely an embarrassment.

prodigo, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of Larrydoherty
1.25/5  rDev -59.2%

Larrydoherty, Oct 10, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -59.2%

TheBeerdedCharmer, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of beerbrains
1.5/5  rDev -51%

beerbrains, Oct 17, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -51%

SonictheBeerhog, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of Nebergall
1.75/5  rDev -42.8%

Nebergall, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of cet128
1.75/5  rDev -42.8%

cet128, Dec 11, 2012
Photo of Shawn25
1.75/5  rDev -42.8%

Shawn25, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of Beerlover
1.83/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

reviewed from notes 8/29/12
clear medium to dark brown copperish color, smells malty, slight wheat aroma with hints of tart apples. Medium carbonation. apple and caramel flavors very muted. taste more like spiced apple juice mixed with crappy beer in the forefront with a sweet aftertaste. thanks again for the disappointment blue moon! no caramel flavor what so ever... LAME!

Beerlover, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of Murrhey
1.85/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Reviewed live.

A- Absolutely no head. That's a big no-no. Auburn color with very high clarity. Unappealing.

S- Nutmeg, cinnamon, molasses, coriander, pumpkin pie, warm and spicy.

T- A whole lot of water. Spiced cider. Really may have waited too long on this bottle. Ick.

M- Water with the tiniest bit of carbonation.

O- I must admit I probably waited to long to review this bottle. It did NOT hold up well. I would like to review it fresher.

Murrhey, Nov 09, 2012
Photo of Goldndomer
2/5  rDev -34.6%

Goldndomer, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of SteveJeremy
2/5  rDev -34.6%

After the surprising qualities bestowed upon me with Blue Moon Cinnamon Horchata Ale, a pleasantly subtle and delicious spiced brew, I'm anxious to see how Blue Moon does Caramel Apple Spiced Ale. Let's light it on fire.

Appearance - Dark red, amber color; pours thicker than I initially expected but, given its caramel nature, this isn't too surprising.

Smell - Surprisingly little in the nose, similar to Cinnamon Horchata, aside from some cooked/toasted grains, maybe. All I can really distinguish. No evidence of caramel apple whatsoever.

Taste - Heavy and funky, with some faint caramel taste sneaking in, but creamier and soapier rather than sweeter and savorier.

Mouthfeel - Leaves a rather pungent aftertaste, unlike the Cinnamon Horchata, which blows this one out of the water, with its quiet inclusion of spices and grains.

There's a reason this is a limited autumn release, as it's so far the weakest fall seasonal I've had.

SteveJeremy, Aug 22, 2014
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2/5  rDev -34.6%

Nihilistkid, Oct 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev -34.6%

EF4, Mar 04, 2014
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2/5  rDev -34.6%

Kempski, Jun 23, 2013
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2/5  rDev -34.6%

RCLOHR267, Feb 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev -34.6%

lucasj82, May 15, 2013
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2/5  rDev -34.6%

BearMittens, Jul 09, 2014
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2/5  rDev -34.6%

mjs92806, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.24/5  rDev -26.8%

Looking forward to this brew. Caramel apple? MMMMMM.

Serving style : 12 oz glass bottle poured into glass for appearance.

Appearance (3) : Whoa, foam almost overflowed on this one. Like a rootbeer float, you know? Deep caramel color with a fluffy yellowish white head about three fingers high. As it recedes it leaves a few licks of lacing. Again with the moldy appearance left on top after the foam recedes. Unappealing, a bit like the Harvest Pumpkin Ale. Knocking it down half a point for that.

Smell (2) : Sour rotten grains, hint of rotten apple, touch of caramel. Some plastic left in the hot sun. Smells a lot like the Pumpkin ale but somehow a little more rotten. Slight booze in the nose, too.

Taste (2) : Not at all like caramel apple. Boozy, light nutmeg and caramel flavors, mixed with an artificial granny smith back taste. Smooth and drinkable but my initial response is to want to pour this one. Not enjoyable one bit. It is slightly more tolerable out of the bottle.

Mouthfeel (2.5) : Creamy with an underlying carbonation. Carbonation is sharp and nettlesome.

Overall (2.24) : A fail. I do not like this beer Sam, I am. The moldy appearance on the top after the head recedes is so off-putting, it's like I left iced tea in the den and forgot about it for 4 days. The flavor is awful, and the mouthfeel isn't far ahead of it. If they sold this in six pack bottles people would demand that this be taken off the market. I'm glad I only got two of these in my variety pack.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Sep 02, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -26.5%

Tpitty23, Sep 08, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -26.5%

WKrieger, Jan 12, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -26.5%

Slay40, Jun 11, 2014
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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale from Coors Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 341 ratings.