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Blue Moon Rounder Belgian-Style Pale - Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Rounder Belgian-Style PaleBlue Moon Rounder Belgian-Style Pale

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Reviews: 84
Hads: 787
Avg: 3.16
pDev: 47.47%
Wants: 6
Gots: 191 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Amalak on 02-19-2013

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Reviews by BryanCarey:
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3.05/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Rounder Belgian Pale Ale is an amber- colored brew with an aroma that is biscuit- like with some spice and citrus. The foam looks nice at first, but it doesn’t last long and leaves minimal lacing. The body of the beer is clear and well- filtered.

As for the taste it is very much on the sweet side with flavors of citrus, mainly orange, with caramel, toffee, and other sweet malts dominating. There is an ever-so-brief bitter moment in the finish, but it doesn’t last for long.

This beer is actually a little more full bodied than I first expected it to be, and I have to give Blue Moon credit for at least making the product fuller and richer than the typical macro brew. But the one problem I have with this beer is its sweetness level. It is far sweeter than I prefer and what little bitterness exists is squashed quickly by the taste of sweet malt. It isn’t much like the typical Belgian brew either and has little or none of the yeasty goodness common to this style.

Overall, this is an acceptable beer, but not by much. I can’t handle the sweetness for very long, but I know some people who will enjoy it for that same reason. Just keep that in mind if you try it- if balance is your preference, it won’t measure up, but if you like the taste of malt sugars, you may fall in love.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Beerma
4.27/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very good! Loved it! Surprised I liked it so much! Not bitter smooth but flavorful! Didn't taste the orange! Which is good because I don't like orange beer!

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -13%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -13%

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2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -28.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of ValpoExpo
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Billolick
3.47/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Best before (?) JUL2913 etched ontot he neck of the bottle. "Belgian Style Pale." Expressionist Collection, whatever that means...

Pours dark caramel amber, clear, under a puffy and loose medium khaki head, that stays pretty well and leaves less then impressive high strands of lace.

Biscuity malt nose, with a hint of smoke.

Mostly malty character, with notes of light caramel, vanilla, light smoke and just a slightly hop filled finish. Ehhh, nothing special, suprise, pseudo craft beer for newbies. Not sure where the "Belgian" comes in here, but I'm sure its a well researched buzz word that drives sales.

"A drinkable but pedestrian Belgian Pale" So true I had to lift this sentiment from another review. Best thing I could say...this would work in a maranaide for pork or chicken.

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4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Cavanaghty
2.88/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Light brown with a thin white head that lingered. Lots of carbonation.

Smell: Mild nutty smell.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Light to medium bodied and smooth. Taste is watery with a nutty and malt flavor.

Overall: Drinkable, but another not so impressive beer from Blue Moon (Coors).

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Photo of wattoclone
4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

I was surprised by this macro version of the Belgian Pale Ale. It poured a dark slightly cloudy brown with a medium head. The aroma was fruity with caramel and that mouthwatering Belgian aroma. The taste was great with caramel, earthy hops, moderately sweet malt and a hint of banana esters. Although I am not usually a big fan of this style, I enjoyed this one from a sampler pack at a neighborhood pig roast and would definitely purchase a case if it is affordable.

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Spicy nose over fruit, mostly orange with some floral, herbal spice. Pours brilliant amber under a snow white, clingy 2" foam cap. Palate is primarily fruit - orange with some herbal and spice notes but lacks depth and character. Also has a little sweetness that needs something to balance it.

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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.16/5  rDev -31.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.16/5  rDev +31.6%

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Blue Moon Rounder Belgian-Style Pale from Coors Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.