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Blue Moon Pine In The Neck - Coors Brewing Company

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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.9%
Wants: 5
Gots: 10 | 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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3.76/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Rich amber color and clear. A creamy two finger head leaves moderate lacing.

S- Pine and citrus. Mild malt backbone behind

T- Sweet malts mingle with bitter piney floral hops. In the middle the sweetness diminishes to leave a more powerful hop presence that lingers around.

M- Medium bodied, not overbearing. Good feel without any problems.

O- Not bad. Worth a try but many other better choices in this style. Try it if you haven't but don't go out of the way to get it.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 01:12:45 | More by Emnmarko
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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

02-25-2014 22:17:05 | More by tdm168
Photo of Inglewood


3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

02-25-2014 17:12:38 | More by Inglewood
Photo of RCLOHR267


4/5  rDev +14.6%

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

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

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


3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

02-17-2014 05:37:40 | More by NicholasOfMKE
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5/5  rDev +43.3%

02-15-2014 03:02:17 | More by MaddDogg84
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

01-31-2014 06:34:49 | More by davegray
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

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


3/5  rDev -14%
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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2.84/5  rDev -18.6%
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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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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

4/5  rDev +14.6%

01-07-2014 01:57:19 | More by tednkelly
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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

01-03-2014 03:21:41 | More by peteh2112
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-02-2014 03:26:48 | More by ChiefHopHead
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-01-2014 01:47:56 | More by berlinabb
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4.36/5  rDev +24.9%
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!


Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 15:26:43 | More by RonaldTheriot
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

12-28-2013 09:45:20 | More by InfernoBoss
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
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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3.78/5  rDev +8.3%
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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3.28/5  rDev -6%
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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2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

12-08-2013 22:06:06 | More by fishguyac
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New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

12-07-2013 00:40:36 | More by kpowledge
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

12-05-2013 22:53:26 | More by skaboom420
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

12-03-2013 03:29:52 | More by jaydoc
Blue Moon Pine In The Neck from Coors Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.