Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale | Coors Brewing Company

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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 Modernrickk
2.7/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of tinas
4.08/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very Good But not favorite of all time

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Photo of Sharbhund
4/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Personally don't understand the bad reviews. Yes, it's produced by Coors, but I don't hold that against it. Nice smell, nice colour, great taste, my favourite production from the Blue Moon family.

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Photo of SensorySupernova
3.26/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: Dark with an off-white head.

Smell: Wheat, a little yeasty, faint citrus and spices.

Taste: Same as the nose. Very little bitterness. Some caramel.

Mouthfeel: Moderately thick and carbonated

Overall: Hard not to compare this to the standard Blue Moon Belgian White. It is similar, but more spice and less citrus, a little more roast. Something is missing from the flavor; not sure what. Overall, it is not offensive, but it is hard to get excited about.

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Photo of Metalsnota
3.27/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KeithE
3.04/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Mebuzzard
2.24/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A dubbel? Well, not sure about that. Abbey? umm...k

A dirty water pour, some copper. Not much head, a bit soapy.

Sweet, hollow aroma. Added sugar most likely. Candied and fruity. Fake. eww

Fairly light bodied...or at least in the feel. Not a good representation of the style

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Photo of antichuckmoore
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ovaltine
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ranger337
2.13/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Not what I expected from Blue Moon. I'l stick with the regular Blue Moon

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Photo of gonzo000
3.43/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Better than expected - but did not expect much. Nice brown type ale, not too spiced. Smooth, nice mellow beer that will not seek out, but would accept if offered.

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Photo of Maillard
3.29/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NBarbeau
3.04/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Hopswagger
2.44/5  rDev -20%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of miguelre06
3.31/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of taters21
2.53/5  rDev -17%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of StevenMilligan
2.56/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Pours a nice dark copper color with a quickly fading head.

Smells of roasted malts, toffee, and carmel. Very sweet.

First sip I noted the same thing, sweetness. Too much. It's like a Desperados with roasted malts intstead of tequila.

Mouthfeel is lIle that of a fountain soda, and carbonation is fierce but not too much.

Overall this beer is a pass, too sweet for my palate and it lacks spice and depth of flavor.

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Photo of Cburcky
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Svingjo
2.83/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This poured a nice coppery orange. The nose was malty along with a brown sugar syrupy smell. No hops to be found. The taste however was very thin. I was expecting some of that malty sweetness to come through but it ended very quickly. I thought the mouth feel was a bit too bubbly, almost soft drink fizz. It wasn't a bad beer, it was however average.

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Photo of Jebenhack
3.34/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Nate139
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Paulieblaze
2.52/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Beer is an average season beer not my favorite

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Photo of MPSTARR
2.52/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BcCraft710
2.65/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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