Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale | Coors Brewing Company

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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced AleBlue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 07-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
446
Reviews:
59
Avg:
3.09
pDev:
18.12%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
98
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Libeertarian
3.52/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes taken 04/29/17:

Barely clear copper amber with extra-fine carbonated creamy head of medium tan. Sweet like caramel, spicy like cinnamon primarily, light fruity, a little boozy on the nose. Overall, a cross between gingerbread and apple juice. All of this but considerably more tart to the taste, and a more blended sweetness/spiciness. It is good, if not all that complex. Body seems pretty light for what I feel this is trying to be, some sort of Belgian Winter Festival Ale, with soft, abundant, fine carbonation, not quite what I would call effervescent and not really nitrous or creamy either. Velvet I suppose, but it is kind of weird with how light it is.

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Photo of Kurzman
3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.52/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.79/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Chris912
2.56/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dag1991
4.36/5  rDev +41.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ajwii33
3.69/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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2.25/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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3.07/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BEER88
3.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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1/5  rDev -67.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a Samuel Adams tasting glass.

Appearance: The body has a light amber color with a slight haze. It’s head was small and settles down quickly leaving just a thin ring of foam at the edge of the glass. Lacing is minimal.

Smell: The aroma is pleasant and light. It has a light fruity and cinnamon like cereal character.

Taste / Palate: It’s flavor is light and brings some cereal and hay like base notes with some light cinnamon spice and apple cereal like mixed in. There is a very thin caramel like sweetness as well. The palate feels light and a little bit thin but easy drinking.

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Photo of EmGM
3.73/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look: Caramel color
Smell: spices, caramel/toffee, slightly apple
Taste: kinda tastes similar to their other fall beers, but it's spicier, you can taste the fruity flavor from the apple but there is a lot going on. It's a lot of different flavors.
Aftertaste: kinda bitter almost, a bit earthy, very strange
Overall: So I tried this beer for the first time last fall- it is really interesting. I wouldn't say it's fantastic but it's not bad either. Definitely worth the try just very...interesting.

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Photo of Salsashark3d
4.33/5  rDev +40.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

blue moon isnt a craft brewery. they are owned by miller so its absurd to have high standards for them, But of the low end brews they are the high class. I only had this beer once a few years ago at a comedy festival in Cincinnati and it was fantastic.

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3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.79/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.95/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.52/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Blue Moon Caramel Apple
*from notes
Amber-brown with trailers of white. 3.75
Allspice and a bit of sweetness on the nose. 3.5
Artificial toffee and tingly spice. 3.5
Orange boiled sweet end and clean linger.
Light, crisp, lively. 3.5

-- Thin, fizzy, and simple, with a metallic tang. There’s no need for 5.8% with this amount of flavor. But no OTT nutmeg, so nice enough. A satisfactory winter warmer. 3.5

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Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale from Coors Brewing Company
3.09 out of 5 based on 446 ratings.
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