Blue Moon Iced Coffee Blonde?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by reowin, Nov 6, 2019.

  1. reowin

    reowin Initiate (43) Nov 24, 2017 Tennessee
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  2. bubseymour

    bubseymour Poo-Bah (2,546) Oct 30, 2010 Maryland
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    Sounds horrible based on the name but you never know until you try it.
     
  3. drunkenmess

    drunkenmess Meyvn (1,036) Mar 27, 2015 Michigan
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    Odd Side has a coffee blonde ale. Actually really good. You have to like coffee. Which I do. Some IPAs are good with coffee too.
    Maybe find a place with singles before comitting to a 6er. :beers:
     
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  4. AZBeerDude72

    AZBeerDude72 Poo-Bah (1,815) Jun 10, 2016 Arizona
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    I have not seen it around but honestly I would not seek out. With all the local guys and others making stellar beers like this why reach for a watery commercial version.

    I am willing to bet you see more and more of this from the big boys, they are desperate to break into these flavors/styles in order to capture more of the market.

    Cheers
     
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  5. bsp77

    bsp77 Poo-Bah (1,970) Apr 27, 2008 Minnesota

    Insight in MN makes an awesome Coffee Golden Ale called Banshee Cutter. But, of course, Insight is a better brewery than Blue Moon.
     
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  6. Mark-Leggett

    Mark-Leggett Meyvn (1,006) Jul 30, 2014 Missouri
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    Ill try one if I see it
     
  7. NeroFiddled

    NeroFiddled Poo-Bah (10,812) Jul 8, 2002 Pennsylvania
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    Jumped the shark, and to be honest, a little bit too late. I'm bored.
     
  8. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,624) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    It's not bad. Generally speaking, I like the oddball Blue Moon beers. For a while their seasonal mixed packs were part of my regular rotation. They seem to have dialed their line-up waaaay back in the last year, though.
     
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  9. hopsputin

    hopsputin Poo-Bah (1,904) Apr 1, 2012 New Jersey
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    Schlafly Double Bean Blonde is pretty solid also
     
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  10. drunkenmess

    drunkenmess Meyvn (1,036) Mar 27, 2015 Michigan
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    Good to know!
    Odd Side Bean Flicker recently started using different coffee companies each time they brew/release it. Just like Epic did with Son of a Baptist. Coffee really shines when brewed right. If I see a single of the Blue Moon I'll give it a try. :beers:
     
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  11. teal

    teal Initiate (92) May 3, 2012 Wisconsin

    Went to beer fest this Oct. 98% of beers had coffee in them. Seemed to be this year's "gose" which was the rage last year.
     
  12. elliot23

    elliot23 Initiate (111) Jan 27, 2009 Montana

    Pretty sure that's not beer.
     
  13. jesskidden

    jesskidden Poo-Bah (1,868) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey
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    The TTB thinks it is - COLA lists it as a "906 MALT BEVERAGES SPECIALITIES - FLAVORED" just like countless "craft beers" flavored with vanilla, coffee, chocolate, fruits and herbs., etc.

    Labeled "Wheat Ale":
    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Giantspace

    Giantspace Crusader (725) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Founders had a coffee pale ale I enjoyed

    I would give this a try if I see a single

    Enjoy
     
  15. AccipiterofBeer

    AccipiterofBeer Initiate (177) Nov 28, 2016 New York

    Will have to try it if I find it. They had an Oatmeal Stout a few years back that was delectable.
     
  16. ESHBG

    ESHBG Aspirant (239) Jul 30, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I'm not opposed to trying this, as I usually enjoy coffee anything.

    Yeah many years ago I used to receive their seasonal packs as gifts and what not and for the price they weren't bad at all.
     
  17. Crizzo

    Crizzo Initiate (0) Oct 7, 2019

    Good ole bean flicker.
     
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  18. reowin

    reowin Initiate (43) Nov 24, 2017 Tennessee
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    saw today now new belgium has a nitro coffe ale sort of like this but nitro cans
     
  19. drunkenmess

    drunkenmess Meyvn (1,036) Mar 27, 2015 Michigan
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    New Belgium? :thinking_face:
    That's news to me.
    Must be a first for them....
     
  20. GetMeAnIPA

    GetMeAnIPA Defender (605) Mar 28, 2009 California

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  21. Mindcrime1000

    Mindcrime1000 Champion (863) Apr 30, 2016 South Dakota
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    Ahhhh. Insight. Surly, Summit, and Fulton get all the pub in the TC's. But Insight does some great quirky tasty brews with some of the best names. Sunken City is a tasty Saison, with a solid vinous quality. But I miss Hell Chicken. Great beer. Epic name.