Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale | Coors Brewing Company

BA SCORE
71
okay
1,563 Ratings
THE BROS
57
awful
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Blue Moon Winter Abbey AleBlue Moon Winter Abbey Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
coors.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by thornside on 11-03-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,563
Reviews:
539
Avg:
3.05
pDev:
20.33%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
287
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,563 |  Reviews: 539
Photo of Purified
2.14/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MaximalC
2.97/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Pours a transparent bronze color with plum highlights and a solid head of khaki foam that’s gone before you can blink. Aroma smells of skunk, toffee, figs, and something objectionable (even more than skunk). Serves me right for cracking it open past the best-by date...

The taste features caramel, toasted bread, and slightly herbal hops. There’s also a vague juiciness and something resembling cinnamon in the finish. Belgian yeast character is surprisingly absent for an “abbey ale”. Medium-light body and fine, prickly carbonation lend a perky, drinkable mouthfeel.

Overall, this is another paint-by-numbers Blue Moon adjunct that’s missing a number or two. It’s not terrible, but it’s hardly memorable.

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Photo of twelveone
2.75/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Raime
2.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm not here for a re-review, but upon looking at some old notes, I have had, and posted this beer before so I have no idea why it isn't showing up as rated.

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Photo of vwbus7
3.54/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MSandahl23
2.5/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of mlockman
2.75/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Worse than the standard Blue Moon on account of the unpleasant flavor.

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Photo of Andrebeavers
3.26/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

It's really hard to get past how bad this tastes.

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Photo of sethmcconkey
2.87/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ErickAscencao
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kon_Doc-08
3.48/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of h4ger
3.21/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jason_cs
3.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Matt141
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MizzouBrew
3.62/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rossracing
2/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

ok if your in a pinch not really

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Photo of devin305
3.06/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of woggydoggy
2.75/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Doonzman
4.18/5  rDev +37%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Best blue moon beer. When I see it I buy it

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Photo of Chief_Thunderfingers
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Winston3737
3.75/5  rDev +23%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The best BM offering by far.

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Photo of JoelClark
3.6/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Plissken
1.94/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

This is a ghastly beer.

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Photo of ALC82
3.4/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale from Coors Brewing Company
3.05 out of 5 based on 1,563 ratings.
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