Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat | Coors Brewing Company

Blue Moon Summer Honey WheatBlue Moon Summer Honey Wheat
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Blue Moon Summer Honey WheatBlue Moon Summer Honey Wheat

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Atlas1 on 06-17-2011

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Ratings: 1,132 |  Reviews: 160
Photo of Smoky54
2/5  rDev -35.5%

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2/5  rDev -35.5%

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2/5  rDev -35.5%

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2/5  rDev -35.5%

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2/5  rDev -35.5%

Photo of Arithmeticus
2.03/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Wow, only the 2nd review of a beer that must be getting a lot of circulation. What gives?

Poured chilled in tall ale glass.

A: no head, clear yellow color; decent carbonation; no lacing
S: stench at the first pour, smoothing out after a few seconds into a very thin aroma of macrobrew
T: really flat flavor; sweet, low hopped; it's basically blue moon with a prominent dose of honey; but the underlying ale is listless and uninteresting
M: flat in the mouth

Overall, not worth spending much time with.

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Photo of shand
2.07/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Welp, as long as my roommate keeps buying and enjoying Blue Moon sampler 12 packs, I'll keep reviewing them. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

Head? What's that? This one pours a very pale golden color with huge carbonation and absolutely no head. Say what? Aroma is grainy and almost skunky, with just a bit of wheat on the back. Again, say what? This came from a covered 12-pack that went right into the fridge. There was no chance for this to go off. The taste is at least a little bit better than the other aspects, the honey is really front and center, it's a very sweet beer. There's a bit of wheat on the backend, along with a bit of graininess. Too sweet.

The mouthfeel is smooth to begin with, then some aggressive carbonation hits the tongue. The drinkability is fairly poor due to the sweetness, especially in what's supposed to be a "summer" beer. Overall, this is the second failure in the retooling of Blue Moon's seasonals. The base brew and Pale Moon still remain solid enough, but the seasonals? Give em a pass.

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Photo of richkrull
2.08/5  rDev -32.9%

Photo of tourdot
2.15/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Splenda-like sweet, could not finish.

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Photo of spitInTheOcean
2.16/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

this beer is yellow with a slightly orange tinge. poor head retention and this beer is crystal clear.

this beer really just smells like corn, or maybe that the 'noble hop aroma' but this beer kind of just smells like a cheap lager.

tastes alot like corn too suprisingly enough. but there an odd honey flavor there. this beer has a stickiness that i have never come across before, its kind of lick like oil. very strange. slight hop bitterness. but overall this beer tastes like corn.

i would weigh it in to be about a thin-medium mouthfeel. crisp finish. slight flavor of honey and hops sort of lingers.

this beer is more like a cheep lager than anything. that honey flavor is strange though. i wonder what chemical they are using, because lets face it honey is WAY too expensive an adjunct for big time brewing. i sort of imagine that they tasted standard blue moon with their new honey flavored chemical and thought too themselves, "hmm this tastes so good we will be able to get away with increasing the percentages of corn and rice and this will mask the loss of flavor."

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Photo of IPAlmighty
2.21/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

So terrible. I work in a beer store and can't fathom how people flock to this mess. Typical Coors abomination.

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2.23/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

How did this win a GABF gold medal, pale fizzy golden, bright white head, speckled scattered lace. Aroma has cooked veggies and other cereal grains, with a mild citrus and honey blend. Flavors are cloyingly sweet, who wants to drink something this sweet. Crushing flavor of grains, mild citrus, and sharp honey sweetness actually making me gag. Mouthfeel is sickeningly sweet, cloying light to medium bodied high carbonation, induces a gag reflux. Overall I can't finish this beer, why is it sold in 12 packs, good lord it's horrible.

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Photo of jbf190
2.24/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.24/5  rDev -27.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A: Liquid lemon drop. Fizzy soda pop head builds and then recedes quickly.

S: Really not much of an aroma, some light cereal grain notes, subtle honey sweetness, a tinge of citrus.

T: I think there’s some honey. I think there’s some citrus zest. But, I can’t quite be sure. At the end there is a pleasant and mild residual sugary sweetness.

M: Canada Dry ginger ale.

O: They should call this mellow yellow. More soda than beer.

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

Photo of kvgomps
2.25/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Sweet and dirty, insert joke here

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Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat from Coors Brewing Company
Beer rating: 15.1% out of 100 with 1,132 ratings
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