Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale | Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)

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Blue Moon Winter Abbey AleBlue Moon Winter Abbey Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
Colorado, United States
millercoors.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by thornside on 11-03-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
539
Ratings:
1,565
pDev:
20.39%
Bros Score:
2.36
 
 
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look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

The first sign of trouble was the spew when I cracked the twist-off. Fortunately I was using a towell so I had a handy wipe. The coppery color is nice, and it has a foamy head with a full carbonated mouthfeel. These guys know how to get the bubbles right.

The smell is musty and woody with a hint of sweet vermouth. I taste wintergreen rather strongly along with bubblegum. Surprisingly sweet and simple. I don't see how this can be classified as a Dubbel, but that's how I'll rate it. I'd call it a Red Ale, but maybe there is a tang of Belgian yeast in it. It tastes like I remember Killians Red. There is an odd, bitterish aftertaste, like burnt raisins and something from that trunk in the basement.

I would avoid this, whatever it is. I don't remember it being so unpleasant when I bought a six a few years ago, but then I never bought another one. From the 12 oz bottle, a single I picked up.

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Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale from Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
Beer rating: 3.04 out of 5 with 1,565 ratings