Blue Moon Blackberry Tart Ale
Blue Moon Brewing Company

Blue Moon Blackberry Tart AleBlue Moon Blackberry Tart Ale
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From:
Blue Moon Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
ABV:
5.8%
Score:
72
Avg:
3.08 | pDev: 17.53%
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
284
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 07, 2019
Added:
Apr 15, 2013
Wants:
  11
Gots:
  78
SCORE
72
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Blue Moon Blackberry Tart AleBlue Moon Blackberry Tart Ale
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Rated: 3.25 by MJSFS from Florida

Dec 07, 2019
 
Rated: 3.56 by IRONRakkasan from California

Oct 03, 2019
 
Rated: 4.02 by Dalbeast from Wyoming

May 19, 2019
 
Rated: 3.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Dec 29, 2017
 
Rated: 2.75 by AyatollahGold from Indiana

Dec 12, 2017
 
Rated: 3 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Jun 30, 2017
 
Rated: 3.09 by OriginalWayOut from North Carolina

May 08, 2017
 
Rated: 2.79 by Jeremiah_Nelson from California

Aug 24, 2016
 
Rated: 2.5 by Gkruszewski from New York

Jul 20, 2016
 
Rated: 4.34 by dag1991 from Ohio

Jul 17, 2016
 
Rated: 3.16 by Griphon from Florida

Jun 29, 2016
 
Rated: 3.56 by RBorsato from Virginia

Jan 09, 2016
 
Rated: 4.05 by Almasi_ from New York

Jan 05, 2016
 
Rated: 2.98 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Dec 25, 2015
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Reviewed by gandres from Philippines

2.87/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
Twist cap 12 ounce bottle poured to glass
Appearance: pale light amber liquid, big white foam dissipates quickly but lingers
Aroma: Nose: not a lot, noticeable berry smell while drinking
Taste: low bitterness tart
Mouthfeel: lively carbonation
Overall: Good beer, ok to repeat but not look for
Drank: 8/14/2016 5:00 PM
Oct 09, 2015
 
Rated: 2 by nuebs from South Dakota

Oct 05, 2015
 
Rated: 3 by aprabhu from Kentucky

Oct 04, 2015
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Rated by AngryPenguinBrewCo from New York

3.51/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Amber in color sweet blackberry aroma highly carbonated tastes of blackberries with a dry sweet and slightly cloying finish.
Sep 30, 2015
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Reviewed by BeerPredator from Indiana

2.74/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
Beer pours a purple-ish amber, if that is such a thing with little head retention. Smells very faintly of berries,no hops noted. Tastes....not very tart, but rather a semi-sweet, ever-so-slightly sour beer. Mouthfeel is astringent, thin and tartness/acidity burns a little.

Overall, I guess its still a beer, but I wouldn't drink again. It is almost like they were torn between making a fruit beer and a sour ale but combined both and the results aren't spectacular. Would like to have more pronounced fruit character and tartness with less acidity. I would give this to a wine drinker that didn't usually drink beer.
Sep 02, 2015
 
Rated: 3.65 by travis875 from Kentucky

Aug 31, 2015
 
Rated: 2.98 by JohnTurano from Florida

Aug 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3 by joeroma5 from Massachusetts

Aug 26, 2015
 
Rated: 3.51 by RandalFlagg from Virginia

Aug 24, 2015
 
Rated: 2.25 by GStone899 from Minnesota

Aug 23, 2015
 
Rated: 3.15 by kkmiller76 from New Jersey

Aug 22, 2015
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Reviewed by twiggamortis420 from Texas

3.48/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
12 oz bottle pours a clear copper color with a decent sized off-white head. Modest retention and no lace.

Nose is caramel malts and a healthy dose of berry juice. Not bad, really.

Taste is toasty and caramely malt with a fruity finish. It reminds me of the "dubbel" they did a while back with the added berries. Its not too sweet, which I was initially afraid of. The malts can get a little toasty and lean astringent at times, but this is one of the better Blue Moon spin-offs.
Aug 15, 2015
 
Rated: 3.27 by Pens1967 from Louisiana

Aug 13, 2015
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Reviewed by Myotus from Texas

2.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75
Poured from a 12oz bottle (best by date 28Sep15) into a pint glass.
LOOK: A half finger's worth of white foam is formed after the initial pour. This cuts down to a line after 15 seconds. Copper in color with a yellow tint (that's a strange color combo). Rising bubbles are in excess (yet another beer that leaves me wondering why the foam head isn't bigger). Lacing is thin and moderate.
SMELL: Mild bread and pecan aromas from malts along with mild blackberry are the first noticable scents. A hint of spicy hops and coffee (from roasted malts) lies beneath these stronger aromas. Individually, these aromas are great, but the combined smell gives off an old sweetbread aroma.
TASTE: Mild blackberry and pale malt (weren't detected by the nose) flavors mix to create the initial taste. Mild coffee, pecan, and bready malt aromas enter right after. As all flavors persist except pale malts, which grow stronger, subtle spicy hop flavors enter the palate.
FEEL: Medium-bodied and highly carbonated (oh, how I despise you in great amounts, carbonation). Creaminess and smoothness are both high (I really love this aspect).
NOTE: This beer was interesting. It's individual taste components were on point, but when combined together, they just didn't get the job done. This was nothing terrible, but I wouldn't see me buying this. Now if someone handed me one, I would gladly drink it.
Aug 12, 2015
 
Rated: 3 by jpuetz from South Dakota

Aug 10, 2015
 
Rated: 3.03 by AlaskaAg from Florida

Aug 10, 2015
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Rated by Bm1 from New York

3.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Strong taste. Yet not my favorite blue moon
Aug 04, 2015
 
Rated: 2.57 by rjarev210 from Texas

Aug 02, 2015
 
Rated: 3.06 by MizzouBrew from Missouri

Jul 26, 2015
 
Rated: 3.19 by npachl from Wisconsin

Jul 25, 2015
 
Rated: 2.1 by Techichi from Texas

Jul 24, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by onlymurderers from Illinois

Jul 22, 2015
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Rated by TheBeerMaster1 from New York

2.16/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Almost a drain pour, you know it's shit when you say, "If you chug it, it's not that bad."
Jul 20, 2015
 
Rated: 3.47 by DMarlinJ from Michigan

Jul 19, 2015
 
Rated: 3.48 by MidwestBA from Illinois

Jul 19, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by shauun176 from Louisiana

Jul 19, 2015
Blue Moon Blackberry Tart Ale from Blue Moon Brewing Company
Beer rating: 72 out of 100 with 329 ratings