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Blue Moon Pine In The Neck - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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110 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.94%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: keeganfrank on 02-07-2013)
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Ratings: 110 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
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RCLOHR267

Indiana

4/5  rDev +14.9%

02-18-2014 21:19:35 | More by RCLOHR267
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

02-17-2014 18:27:51 | More by Chucker17
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NicholasOfMKE

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

02-17-2014 05:37:40 | More by NicholasOfMKE
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +43.7%

02-15-2014 03:02:17 | More by MaddDogg84
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davegray

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-31-2014 06:34:49 | More by davegray
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-26-2014 04:20:57 | More by TheBigBoy
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utfiero

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Aroma- pine needles. Slight head.

Color- amber.

Taste- a decent IPA from an otherwise pedestrian brewery. Blue Moon calls this a double IPA but it doesn't reach the level of a double IPA. Starts with a medium to mild pine needle hop start then quickly finishes with a gin-like dryness from the juniper berries. Drinkable but in the crowded market of craft brew, I would not buy this again. 75 IBUs

Poured from 650 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 1/25/14

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2014 23:48:43 | More by utfiero
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

2.84/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a hazed orange color with a white soapy head and lace. Aroma is brightly hoppy, piney, citrusy and herbal. In the taste, pine and herb upfront. Mild bitterness, minimal alcohol. There's a bit of an herbal, gin like finish from the juniper. The beer is front heavy, and a bit thin. Overall, a step in the right direction.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 02:36:12 | More by Stinkypuss
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

01-18-2014 02:28:37 | More by HoistinBrews
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tednkelly

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +14.9%

01-07-2014 01:57:19 | More by tednkelly
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peteh2112

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

01-03-2014 03:21:41 | More by peteh2112
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ChiefHopHead

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

01-02-2014 03:26:48 | More by ChiefHopHead
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berlinabb

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-01-2014 01:47:56 | More by berlinabb
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.36/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Blue Moon (Graffiti Collection) Pine in the Neck has a very thick, somewhat soapy, off-white head, a deep, golden-orange appearance, bubble streams, lots of sediment roiling about, and heavy lacing left behind. Aroma is of sweet, white bread and piney hop oil. Taste is of all that, with a hefty bitterness that charges forward during the sip. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Pine in the Neck finishes mostly dry, refreshing, and exceptionally drinkable. This beer proves, once again, that the major brewers can produce craft beers that can go toe to toe with just about anything on the market. Drinking this, one can understand the insecurity and outright fear that one notices in the rhetoric of the craft breweries. I love it!

RJT

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 15:26:43 | More by RonaldTheriot
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InfernoBoss

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

12-28-2013 09:45:20 | More by InfernoBoss
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jeffjeff1

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- copper color, thin head

Smell- piney hops

Taste- piney hops, some malt

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was pretty good. It was one of the better beers Blue Moon has done. Usually I can't stand their beers. This one was tolerable though.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2013 01:36:19 | More by jeffjeff1
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours medium amber with a finger of white head. There are a ton of floaties in this, so I'm not sure if it's a bit old. There's some light floral juniper in the aroma along with light malts and hops. The flavor matches the the smell well - decently refreshing. Flavors work well together, pleasant flavor profile. Medium carbonation with a medium body. This is decent, but given the price is not worth another buy. Interesting name and artwork on the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 23:53:53 | More by Resuin
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

BBD of 03-31-14

Pours an effervescent copper with 2+ fingers of cream colored head. Good head retention with alright lacing

S: Pears & faint medicinal notes, some brown sugar as well.

T: Pineyness & leafy, plus peppery hops up front. Some medicinal notes & pears as this warms, leafy hops as well. Finishes fruity with muted leafy hops

MF: Medium bodied with slight carbonation, okay balance

Drinks okay, but not in love with the hops being used. One & done. Not sure I buy any more of this series, not very interesting

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 04:58:03 | More by russpowell
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fishguyac

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

12-08-2013 22:06:06 | More by fishguyac
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kpowledge

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

12-07-2013 00:40:36 | More by kpowledge
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

12-05-2013 22:53:26 | More by skaboom420
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

12-03-2013 03:29:52 | More by jaydoc
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acbe

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

12-02-2013 01:34:39 | More by acbe
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b1515152004

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

11-30-2013 03:36:09 | More by b1515152004
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.49/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From the 650 ml. bottle stamped on the neck with MAR3114-C210011342. Sampled on November 20, 2013.

It begins with a deep mahogany brown pour with a modest off-white head that erupts at the very end but eventually settles down.

The nose is vibrant with pine trees in a forest and juniper berries. Bready malts too.

The body is medium and quite smooth.

The flavor has a juicy juniper start with a mildly bitter pine and floral finish. Although it is only 7.5% ABV any alcohol is well hidden. Don't write this one off entirely.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 22:58:15 | More by puboflyons
Blue Moon Pine In The Neck from Coors Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.