Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale | Coors Brewing Company

Blue Moon Valencia Amber AleBlue Moon Valencia Amber Ale
BA SCORE
3.06/5
472 Ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by phishsihq on 01-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,662
Reviews:
73
Ratings:
472
pDev:
16.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
93
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 472 |  Reviews: 73
Photo of tkdchampxi
1.93/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Bottom line - This beer is both poor quality and nauseatingly sweet. My gf and I both could not finish our 4oz sample. I wanted to throw up. Never again.

Appearance: The beer looked inoffensive enough, golden in color with a slightly darker red tint to it.

Smell: The beer smelled clearly of orange, with a standard wheat beer scent.

Taste: As noted above, it was overwhelmingly sweet, with notes of fake orange cough syrup. I was allowed to sample this beer in a small 4oz pour. The bartender told me that the beer was made using a standard process then infused with the Valencia orange flavor afterwards. This is plainly evident, in that the beer taste like it is an average beer that had orange-flavored cough syrup added to it.

Mouthfeel: It felt like I was going to throw up in my mouth.

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Photo of robebo44
2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of Kunstman
2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of JoelClark
3.5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ckeegan04
3/5  rDev -2%

Photo of JKV96
3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of ALC82
3.5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Arsenal0328
3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of 98green
2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of stumac
2.25/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of bismarksays
2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of RDW
3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of Gemini6
3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Alpha309
2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of WCKDVBZ
1.95/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

My least favorite in the line-up.

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Photo of TurboBrew
3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Schlafly33
2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of DenverHopHead
3.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle with a best by date of 6/2/14; into a pint glass.
Appearance - orange, very carbonated, thin white head.
Smell - an odd blend if irange peel and caramel.
Taste - spice, some citrus, and caramel malts; complex, but strange.
Feel - some complex flavors, but too light.
Overall - good price point, mediocre beer.

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Photo of grahamboudreaux
3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of justinm4bama
3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of Mikecap
3.75/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of Belittle
1.5/5  rDev -51%

Photo of Raime
2.59/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A - Pours a very clear amber with a thin quarter finger of off white head that quickly dissipates to a ring around the glass. Left no lacing.

S - Smells of slight orange peel an cinnamon.

T - At first comes a lingering slight orange peel flavor, followed by some very cheap malts and adjuncts.

M - Medium bodied with very high carbonation.

O - Overall, it's alright for easy drinking, but not a craft beer by any means. could perhaps be used as a cross over beer but that's about the extent of it.

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Photo of MammothTarantula
2/5  rDev -34.6%

Blue Moon Valencia Amber Ale from Coors Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.06 out of 5 with 472 ratings
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