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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Sixth in Series: Summer means many things on Nantucket, but perhaps most importantly it means blueberries and bicycles. Have fun, wear a helmet, and help get the bike path built by quaffing this fruity fundraiser. For more information about the bike path or to make a donation, visit www.hummockpondroadbikepath.org.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeff789 (1404) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Uber Blueberry-y... a touch funky, a touch sour, very refreshing, gonna save my other bottle for a warm afternoon... medium body, a touch spritzy, nice beer, definitely a fruit beer rather than a sour ale...


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
iowaherkeye (2686) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - MAR 23, 2014
750mL bottle, no date, $19.49 at Olive Tree Market in OB a number of months ago. Clear medium pinkish garnet and a fizzy one finger pink head, not much retention. Smells of tart blueberries and their skins, some mild lactic sourness. Very enticing. Flavor follows, nice and tart, fresh blueberry skins, light lemon, little oak. Bone dry, scant bitterness. Sourness peaked at a 3-4. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation that foams up in my mouth. Tasty--not crazy complex, but pretty tasty and refreshing.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1474) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 22, 2014
pours light pink blue. ripe blueberry aroma flys out of the bottle. blue berries , lemons, not as tart as the other cisco sours I’ve just had, but tart none the less.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3396) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 11, 2014
750ml bottle in a Tulip. Pours bluish purple with a pinkish head. Aroma of blueberries, tartness, some pale malts, and light oak notes. Flavor the same with a great blend. Average texture. A really cool beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClarkVV (3856) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 26, 2014
750mL bottle drunk on 1/25 and 1/26/14
Black raspberry purple with lighter strawberry red tints. Fluffy white head is flecked with pink and recedes slowly to cover. Plentiful sediment in the bottom and tons of fine carbonation rising.
Blueberry skins in the nose remind me of Mystic’s Vinland Two, yet there is some lactic tartness here that helps break up the blueberry. Light powdered sugar and vegetal notes seem to go hand in hand with the fruitiness, but it’s faint and mostly passing. Medium to high strength of aroma, no alcohol noted, very little malt.
Spicy, tart, rich blueberry flavor is very authentic and well-done, it just seems to lack a follow up with much maltiness. A very fleeting sourness is interesting, but ultimately leads back to a lightly sweet blueberry flavor mixed with some light malt sweetness (white sugar-like). Tight, creamy almost, carbonation helps bolster the light body and certainly asserts this as a refreshing summer quaffer. Seems like this wasn’t intended as anything more than a light, refreshing blueberry golden ale, but the oak and lactic character tease your expectations. Would have really liked more malt body, barrel character and sourness.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (1507) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle poured into a white wine glass. Pours hazy purple with big pink head. Aroma is nice blueberry, medium/light body, medium carbonation, and big bubble lacing. Taste is soft malt with a hint of blueberry. Hoped for more blueberry.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (750) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Color is almost plum with a moderate head. Aroma of blueberry, lavender, vanilla. Flavors of plum, green grapes. Overall refreshing and lovely is you like slighty sour tasty brews.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (2568) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy reddish purple, small fizzy pinkish head mostly dissipates with some lacing. Aroma is blueberry, oak, touch of funk. Flavor is light sweet initially, drying out quick. Just a bit tart and fruity with a backdrop of pleasant barnyard. Dry finish, lingering oaky fruity tart flavors. Light body, bubbly high carbonation - a bit soda-like, which detracts from an otherwise lovely beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (2402) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Pours out a well carbonated purplish color with a small light pink head. Aroma is of sweet and tart blueberries, light wood, some toast and mild grainy notes. Taste is lightly tart, some sweet, fruity blueberries, mild bitterness from the berries, grass, hay, light lemony notes. Body is a bit thinner than I’d like, but then again, this is only a 6ish% beer.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madvike (2581) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle shared by MrPickles...thanks Andy! - Pours purple with a filmy off-white head. Nose is yogurty, with plastic, and a little berry. Not much going on. Taste is mineral, plastic, and faint berry. Thin, effervescent, and pretty biting.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOLTZ7555 (2701) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Bottle generously shared by Sparky! Violet/lavender pour with a light cotton candy head. Aroma is vibrant fresh blueberry, straight off the vine. Earthy, somewhat floral. Some will call this blastphemous but the aroma on this is more pure blueberry than Blabaer. Truly devine! Flavor shows some tart, unripened fruit, Brett elements, funk, mild cheesiness, vinegar, and some lemon zest that adds acidity. Not terribly sour, just enough to add complexity. Light, refreshing, delicious!


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