jgb9348 (5012) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2011
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Slightly hazy golden coloured body with a very thin white head, less than half a centimetre tall. Aroma of blueberries, assertive malt, sweetness and way way more blueberries! Light-bodied; Sharp pungent and slightly fake blueberry flavour with a slightly bitter malt finish and a little sweetness trying to come through. Aftertaste shows a hair of earthiness, some light malt bitterness and still a lot of blueberry flavours. Overall, a drinkable beer - but barely - the blueberries hit hard and strong and the malt doesnít help out much either. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Oliverís Beverage in Albany, New York on 18-November-2011 for US$2.55 sampled at home in Washington on 16-December-2011.
bhensonb (12140) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 24, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Paula via Half Time. Decent "true" blueberry aroma. Pours gold with a transient white head. Med body. Flavor is blueberry with some underlying wheat/malt. If you like blueberry, this might be for you. Finishes rather astringent and dry.
Beerman6686 (5165) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 20, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This poured a cloudy straw yellow with a slight blue tint and a white head. Aroma was wheat and yeast, medium freshly slightly sour bluberries, and light spices too. flavor was very nice balance of wheat and pale malt with the blueberries. Blueberries come off fresh and real, not artificial in any way. Nice.
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - MAY 25, 2011
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ellicottville Blueberry Wheat Beer is a crystal clear, pale straw colored beer with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin white blotch. It has an aroma of blueberry bubblegum. Lemon and wheat tones lie underneath. It smells a little artificial, but itís ok. Itís light bodied and metallic with a slightly gritty finish. Thereís not that much blueberry flavor, really. It almost seems a touch salty. Thereís a noticeable amount of green bitterness to it, especially at the finish. The bitterness hangs for a while after the swallow. Itís quite light and doesnít have a lot of personality, but it could make for a pretty good lawn mower beer.
beerme31 (543) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - MAY 8, 2011
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Inviting aroma of fresh blueberries. Pours a pale golden with thin white head. Flavor is sweet up front and finishes a little bitter. You can taste the blueberries but it isnít overbearing. Taste is a little watery to me. Light body and lively carbonation, not a fan of the aftertaste. Overall just not my taste.
Hammy78 (841) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 14, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at Ellicottville brewpub. Poured a slight golden yellow with not that much head. Aroma was a little sweet and of blueberry. Taste was much the same, but I wonder if it was because they put blueberries in the glass, as opposed to the actual beer itself. Nothing to really go crazy about, decent.
blklab2007 (2081) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 7, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle poured a light golden in color with a thin covering of white head. aroma has sweet blueberry, wheat, and I get the odd pepper thing others have noted. mouth feel is on the thin side and the carbonation a bit low. flavor has a fairly authentic berry, wheat, rye, and again a distinct peppery ginger thing. quite odd for a fruit beer.
williamherbert (1365) - Syracuse, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
The color is a rather flat straw color, but with a nice haze. Itís not clear or see-through. It looks a lot like a wheat beer. The head goes away almost immediately.
The aroma is a sweet wheaty smell with a nice blueberry accent. Smells very dry. Smells of pepper.
Double sweetness of wheat and blueberry. Definitely sweet. Not much bitter or dry. Sweet is nice, but one-dimensional. A bit tart and sour.
Feels wet and a bit watery, although that could just be interpreted as being refreshing. Itís almost too sweet to have too many in a row, but itís nice. Too much might just get a little too cloying.
coldbrewky (1492) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - APR 22, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle via the wife. An average golden with average carbonation. Nose of blueberry pancake batter. Not much head to speak of. Not much in the "wheat" comes thru in the body at all. Some wavy blueberry tone in the body but overall a bit of a mess.
ectuohy27 (706) - ESTONIA - MAR 15, 2010
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A bit too toned-down and dry for my (admittedly candyphile) tastes...itís like fruit beer with a silencer! Little wheatyness (ester tastes etc) to compensate. More exuberance and less diluting for mainstream tastes, please! (Georges Ave NB)