Am I the only one who doesn't like Blue Moon? - Page 2 - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > Commercial Brew Discussion > Am I the only one who doesn't like Blue Moon?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-19-2008, 05:00 PM   #11
Evan!
 
Evan!'s Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2006
Charlottesville, VA
Posts: 11,863
Liked 88 Times on 73 Posts


Trash. Utter trash. I hate the stuff. I'd rather have whatever BMC lager is on tap.

I don't know if anyone else remembers this, but long ago, when I was a kid, there were these little things that you'd put in your lunch for snacks or desserts called Gummy Sharks. Essentially just mildly sweet gummy candies shaped like sharks, and they were all pretty small and translucent. All except the Great Whites. They were much bigger than the rest of them, and you'd get 1 or 2 per snack pack. They were opaque white and flavored with something. Anyway, this is exactly what Blue Moon tastes like. Gummy sharks.

FAIL!
__________________
MOSS HOLLOW BREWING CO.
Aristocratic Ales, Lascivious Lagers


.planned:
•Scottish 80/- •Sweet Stout •Roggenbier
.primary | bright:
98: Moss Hollow Soured '09 72: Oude Kriek 99: B-Weisse 102: Brett'd BDSA 104: Feat of Strength Helles Bock 105: Merkin Brown
.on tap | kegged:
XX: Moss Hollow Springs Sparkling Water 95: Gott Mit Uns German Pils 91b: Brown Willie's Oaked Abbey Ale 103: Merkin Stout
98: Yorkshire Special 100: Maple Porter 89: Cidre Saison 101: Steffiweizen '09 (#3)

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2008, 06:39 PM   #12
Tankard
 
Tankard's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2007
Santa Barbara
Posts: 712

Shark Bites!!!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2008, 07:01 PM   #13
tbulger
Recipes 
 
Jan 2007
MA, NH
Posts: 406
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts


I used to like blue moon untill i has a real witbier. After i had a real one i havnt been able to drink one since just because i dont like witbiers the spice is just too mch for me.
__________________
primaries: BRown Ale
secondaries: Rye IPA
Bottled: IPA, Pigs ear brown clone, stovepipe porter, German Alt, Oktober fest ale, Smoked IPA, failed pale ale, 1st AG ESB, belgian wit, Ipa#2, , Lake wheat, fish Red ale, Smoked wheat,
KEGS: blonde Nugs , Sugar pale light, chin nook ale (gone in 1 week)

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2008, 07:03 PM   #14
Yooper
Ale's What Cures You!
HBT_ADMIN.png
 
Yooper's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jun 2006
UP of Michigan, Winter Texan
Posts: 69,760
Liked 8026 Times on 5608 Posts


I don't like any beers with "flavors" in it, so I don't like Blue Moon at all. I don't like any fruit beers or beers with coriander or other stuff either, though, so it's not just Blue Moon. I like my beer to be just beer. Nothing else added to it!
__________________
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2008, 09:19 PM   #15
Naidirem
Recipes 
 
Dec 2007
Springfield, IL
Posts: 51

J'Accuse! I cannot even remember what something I ate last week actually tastes like. You are just trying to make cool retro references to cover your seething hatred of Blue Moon.

Well I can do that too. My beer tastes like Sizzlean!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Evan!
Trash. Utter trash. I hate the stuff. I'd rather have whatever BMC lager is on tap.

I don't know if anyone else remembers this, but long ago, when I was a kid, there were these little things that you'd put in your lunch for snacks or desserts called Gummy Sharks. Essentially just mildly sweet gummy candies shaped like sharks, and they were all pretty small and translucent. All except the Great Whites. They were much bigger than the rest of them, and you'd get 1 or 2 per snack pack. They were opaque white and flavored with something. Anyway, this is exactly what Blue Moon tastes like. Gummy sharks.

FAIL!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2008, 09:25 PM   #16
Alamo_Beer
 
Alamo_Beer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2006
Manor, Tx
Posts: 2,439
Liked 9 Times on 6 Posts


Almost everytime I talk beer at school (in one of my classes or especially in all the group projects I'm in) people bring up blue moon.

I think it's a good thing, it's not the greatest beer but it's different and a step in the right direction. I always tell these people to try a Hoegaarden in the hopes they'll branch out.

Also, I like blue moon better than the other "_______ moon" beers. The lime one didn't taste like anything

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2008, 02:41 AM   #17
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,912
Liked 342 Times on 169 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by YooperBrew
I don't like any beers with "flavors" in it, so I don't like Blue Moon at all. I don't like any fruit beers or beers with coriander or other stuff either, though, so it's not just Blue Moon. I like my beer to be just beer. Nothing else added to it!
Yoops, my friend, you are a Reinheitsgebot Gal through and through!

You go girl!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2008, 02:57 AM   #18
Short Drive
Brewer Baseball!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Short Drive's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2006
Racine WI
Posts: 1,785
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by YooperBrew
I don't like any beers with "flavors" in it, so I don't like Blue Moon at all. I don't like any fruit beers or beers with coriander or other stuff either, though, so it's not just Blue Moon. I like my beer to be just beer. Nothing else added to it!
I agree. Don't like anything in my coffee either.
__________________
Al

Magic Bus Brewery

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2008, 03:01 AM   #19
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,912
Liked 342 Times on 169 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Short Drive
I agree. Don't like anything in my coffee either.
Ahh, yes. Black, Hot, & Murky..

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2008, 03:05 AM   #20
bradsul
Flyfisherman/brewer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
bradsul's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Sep 2006
Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,898
Liked 32 Times on 25 Posts


It's sold as 'Rickards White' up here and I have to say I don't mind it on a hot summers day. The restaurant closest to my office has a patio and it's nice to have lunch out there on a workday and enjoy a pint of that.

The first time they brought it to me it had a big piece of orange in it. It was better after that when I knew to ask for it without the fruit.
__________________
Brad
Canadian Brewers Unite!


Projects: Sylvania Kegerator Conversion, Tower Cooling, Grain Milling Station

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Witbier Blue Balls Belgian Wit (Blue Moon Clone) BierMuncher Homebrew Ale Recipes 589 11-29-2016 05:46 AM
Blue Moon - Honey Moon Clone Recipe limprizol Recipes/Ingredients 2 01-25-2010 03:36 PM
Blue Moon Brewing - Full Moon Battery_BreweryNJ Commercial Brew Discussion 2 11-14-2008 05:59 AM
Blue Moon? Nate Commercial Brew Discussion 9 09-10-2006 12:23 AM
Blue Moon Ale myownbrew Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 02-07-2006 12:34 AM


Forum Jump