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Old 04-18-2008, 11:03 PM   #1
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Like most of the Coors lineup, I really don't like Blue Moon. All of my friends love it and praise its "microbrewery-style". What do you think about it?

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Old 04-18-2008, 11:12 PM   #2
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I never liked it out of the bottle but on tap it's preatty good.

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Old 04-18-2008, 11:18 PM   #3
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Better than other Coors products but ultimately unexceptional.
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Old 04-18-2008, 11:23 PM   #4
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Would you rather drink Bud or Natty Light?

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Old 04-18-2008, 11:43 PM   #5
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Yeah, I think I would rather drink bud than blue moon, Bud tastes like mineral water...

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Old 04-19-2008, 03:40 PM   #6
Dec 2007
Springfield, IL
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I have to agree with EdWort on this one. In the hierarchy for me, Blue Moon rates higher than Bud or Natty Light. Of course, at that level Michelobs Amber Bock would definitely get pulled instead.

Look at as positive steps though. I was out in a group last night where several Blue Moons were taken which might indicate those people can be pulled to the light (of better beer). Give it time. Encourage the drinking and gradually transition to other wheats for them. Maybe eventually they'll drink something everyone can enjoy.

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Old 04-19-2008, 03:44 PM   #7
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You don't have to like Blue Moon. Everything will be ok.

I like Blue Moon because a lot of people like Blue Moon so they buy clone kits.

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Old 04-19-2008, 04:02 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Austinhomebrew
I like Blue Moon because a lot of people like Blue Moon so they buy clone kits.
That's had me laughin so hard...
Thanks for offering us great clone kits!
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Old 04-19-2008, 04:20 PM   #9
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+1 for not liking Blue Moon. I don't love the Honey Moon, but it is much better/drinkable than Blue Moon. Too bad its only seasonal...

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Old 04-19-2008, 04:32 PM   #10
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At first I really liked Blue Moon, but the last couple of times I bought it I didn't like it nearly as much.

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