Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale | Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Valencia Amber AleBlue Moon Valencia Amber Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by phishsihq on 01-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
473
Reviews:
73
Avg:
3.03
pDev:
17.49%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
92
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 473 |  Reviews: 73
Photo of Docksidebars
3.48/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +32%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
2.67/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dag1991
4.31/5  rDev +42.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CiderGoggles
3.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MasterRigger
2.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of nuebs
2.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SC_Beer_Drinker
3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of enelson
2.89/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dertyd
2.3/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Beer was mediocre at best an atemp at a craft beer

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Photo of Stableatbest
3.49/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of bakkerman1
3.14/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eziel
2.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of todfug
3.3/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Clockwork420
2.41/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured deeper amber colored. Smell was malty and spiced, but nothing special. Taste was sort of the same. Not a whole lot going on. Malt, and a smidge of tart citrus. Mouthfeel is thin. Overall, its a middle of the road brew. Would have decent drinkability. Its straight forward. And 5.9% abv which isnt horrible either.

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3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lukebell15
3.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ArchimedesSox
3.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Pale amber color with a 1 inch off white head that dissipates quickly, no lacing

S: Weak smell of malts, not much else

T: Sweet malts, caramel, spice, Im guessing coriander since that is what the bottle says, pretty similar to the Belgian white, I get a little of the orange as it warms

M: Pretty thin, I would say light to medium

O: A decent beer, way too similar to the Belgian white, just a little darker color and not a cloudy. I like their flagship but its pretty much the same thing.

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Photo of Matt141
3.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JLB025
3.56/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.53/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance : Pours a honey golden amber color, with about 70% transparency. The head is around 1 finger tall, but recedes to a wispy ring within 2 minutes. The head is an off-white color with orangeish hue.

Aroma : It's pretty faint. There's malts and clean water with some faint coriander and orange, and the malts here have a lightly roasted aroma. It takes some deep whiffs to analyze this smell. Pretty weak.

Flavor : Both toasted and pale malts mix together with coriander, and it finishes with some slight fresh orange, leaving hints of copper on the tongue. Not much else to write about.

Mouthfeel : The first thing I noticed was the creamy front on this beer, very calming and very palatable. Medium bodied and ends dry. Easily the best part about this beer.

Overall : Pass. It's mediocre in about every sense of the word. It's not delicious, it's kind of lame, and just barely qualifies as "crafty".

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3.28/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mamaraza
2.96/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale from Coors Brewing Company
3.03 out of 5 based on 473 ratings.
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