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Blue Moon Tongue Thai-Ed - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

82 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 2.87
pDev: 27.53%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 03-30-2013)
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Drknight

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

10-20-2013 12:44:15 | More by Drknight
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Drew88

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

10-12-2013 04:27:35 | More by Drew88
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

2.6/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

22 oz. bottle, with best by date of December 30, 2013 printed on the bottleneck. My second of Blue Moon's "Graffiti collection" beers. Expectations are relatively low, but I'm going in unbiased. I love basil in cooking, but I'm not entirely sure how well it will go with beer.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter glass.

A - Pours a bright orange colored body with about a finger of khaki head that dissipates to some suds quickly. Doesn't look like much, but it looks alright.

S - Appearances can be deceiving I suppose, because this thing smells like straight-up basil and hardly anything else. Dried lemon peel spice, herbal grass, pepper, and intense overpowering in your face basil.

T - This is pretty difficult to handle. The beer at it's core isn't entirely bad, but the overwhelming spicy grassy basil makes it almost unbearable. Once you get past the harsh basil, you can actually taste some of the bubblegum and sticky sweet malt buried in there. Hint of clove, white pepper, assorted herbal spice rack flavors, this beer is just not good.

M - Feel ends sticky, sugary, malty, and mildy bitter. Not much basil on the aftertaste, to my relief. Bit of lemon peel on the finish.

Overall, this beer doesn't really have anything going for it other than the initial gimmick of what it is. I suspect many who try this will drain-pour it or pass it off to a friend. This beer is truly foul, the worst thing I've ever drank from Coors's Blue Moon Brewing Company. If you see this beer, buy Blue Moon Pine In The Neck instead. I agree with some of the other users, I would rather cook with this beer than drink it.

Blue Moon Tongue Thai-ed ---2.5/5

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2013 23:55:04 | More by mfnmbvp
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Zach122

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +22%

10-07-2013 01:19:31 | More by Zach122
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sooner961

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +22%

10-05-2013 00:47:28 | More by sooner961
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dpage27

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

10-03-2013 20:06:22 | More by dpage27
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krome

Illinois

4/5  rDev +39.4%

10-02-2013 17:11:17 | More by krome
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Todd

Colorado

3/5  rDev +4.5%

10-02-2013 01:55:04 | More by Todd
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ThisMoonlife

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -21.6%

10-02-2013 01:53:00 | More by ThisMoonlife
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +4.5%

09-30-2013 00:24:00 | More by skaboom420
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darthhamby

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

09-28-2013 02:58:22 | More by darthhamby
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

09-27-2013 04:54:30 | More by oriolesfan4
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famous_mortimur

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

09-21-2013 04:24:24 | More by famous_mortimur
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Gab4717

Ohio

3/5  rDev +4.5%

09-20-2013 01:41:31 | More by Gab4717
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

09-12-2013 13:20:15 | More by tbryan5
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bmwats

Louisiana

3/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a standard pint.

A: Amber hue. Pours a 2 finger, foamy, brown-white head. Quickly settles. No real lacing.

S: Ginger, basil, and black licorice dominate.

T: Black licorice kicks you in the face initially. The soft basil finishes though.

M: Bitter and biting.

D: The character will dictate a sipping experience.

Atmosphere is okay. Nice hue, foamy head, no lacing. Nose is ginger, basil, and dominated by licorice. Tastes like it smells. Biting pungent licorice, but finishes with the delicate savory basil. Overall, this is an okay...albeit interesting...quaff.

Honestly, I don't really know how to rate this. I think it does what it intends, but I don't think it's meant to really sit through a whole bottle.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 00:14:12 | More by bmwats
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jesus808

California

2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

09-05-2013 05:57:11 | More by jesus808
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beernads

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -21.6%

08-22-2013 12:12:36 | More by beernads
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kustard

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

08-16-2013 01:46:04 | More by kustard
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Irrationalist

California

3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

08-11-2013 04:29:27 | More by Irrationalist
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socon67

New York

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

08-11-2013 00:08:19 | More by socon67
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TrojanWheels

California

3.5/5  rDev +22%

08-05-2013 03:43:24 | More by TrojanWheels
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jbaakko

California

3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

06-27-2013 13:38:48 | More by jbaakko
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mactrail

Washington

2.65/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

This is so powerfully spiced I have to call it undrinkable. This would be a good frat-party joke. You don't even have to lift the glass to smell the stuff. Very intense smell of lemongrass. Very sweet and unrelieved by hop aromatics or any bitterness.

The appearance is nice, there is plenty of foam, and it's well-made from the brewing standpoint. It's just too, too much of what might be a good thing. Fortunately it was just six bucks at Liticker's in San Diego. But maybe it would make a decent marinade for pork steaks.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2013 05:26:21 | More by mactrail
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dertyd

California

4/5  rDev +39.4%

06-01-2013 07:14:19 | More by dertyd
Blue Moon Tongue Thai-Ed from Coors Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.