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Funky Buddha Blueberry Cobbler

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wheat beer, vibrant purple in color from the 30 pounds of blueberry we added per barrel. Brewed with cinnimon and Madagascar vannila beans and completely unfiltered. Blueberry Cobbler beer...just like your mom used to make.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
smith4498 (3270) - Miami, Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Pours hazy reddish pink color with light pink head. Aromas of cinnamon, vanilla, and blueberry. Similar flavors. Medium body with average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Heather_B (46) - New Hampshire, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Light golden appearance. No head. Tastes like a freakiní blueberry cobbler. Slightly (but enjoyably) smokey and lots of blueberry without the off taste of many blueberry beers. Iíd definitely drink this again but I probably wouldnít specially seek it out.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdamChandler (3743) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 29, 2015
12oz, dark pink color, no head. Holy vanilla and cinnamon aroma. itís loaded with it. nothing else. Not surprising but only faint blueberry taste followed by vanilla, then some peach, light strawberry and finally, cinnamon as a lingering finish. not bad but not for someone who loves beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (4867) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle from Craft Beer Cellars in Brandon. Pours a deep pink with a white head. Nose is light berry, some wheat, some bread with a mild tartness in the background. Flavor is similar- semi-sweet, semi-tart blueberries with some wheat in there as well. Interesting fruit beer overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demmbonz (672) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 28, 2015
12oz bottle to snifter. Darker amber pour with maybe a bit of pinkish purplish hue. Aroma of a boring wheat beer with a splash of vanilla. Nice cinnamon and vanilla thing going on, but as many fruit beers go, most of it ferments out and itís left with a fruit flavor but not specifically blueberry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (4750) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle - thanks Homer! pours clear burnt umber with a small head that leaves a ring and some lacing. Aroma is cinnamon and vanilla, remarkably like the crumbles in a cobbler actually. Flavor is the same, a tad artificial, but really a lot like a fruit cobbler. Blueberry per se is a bit hard to get, perhaps. Light plus sweet with a hint of tartness, very light bitterness, but some astringence. Odd heat given the low ABV. Medium body, a bit of a metallic finish. A great effort at reproducing the original, but in the end not really my thing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FlandersNed (75) - , Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2015
12 oz bottle. Nice purple tone, but the blueberries were tart (not desert-like) and were overcome by the vanilla and cinnamon. Great for a wheat beer, but didnít quite deliver on the cobbler...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (2173) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle...pour is golden with a white head..Nose is wheat, stale, spice, blueberry...Taste is spice, sweet, stale, jam, cinnamon, sweet..

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Savage_Night (146) - California, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Pours hazy dark orange with a purplish hue and a off white head. Head retention is ok. AROMA: cinnamon rolls, spice, blueberry bagel, molasses, light citrus, herbs, floral hops, peppermint car freshener, raisin, slight ginger, tangerines, powdered sugar and glazed doughnut. TASTE: blueberry, cinnamon roll, bread, spice, citrus, tangerines, orange, molasses, ginger, sugar, doughnut glaze, light herbal hops, raisin, peppermint car air freshener, metallic and light peppercorn. AFTER TASTE: cinnamon, blueberry, citrus and herbs with a slight watery medium bodied finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jabah (217) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2015
I think the aroma may be the best part here. Near spot on with the spices and smells of freshly baked blueberry cobbler. The flavor is where things start to get interesting. Those same spices can be tasted up front, but the finish is quite tart and sour. I was expecting a heavier bodied ale...possibly unfiltered a bit, but this has a clearish light amber appearance. Glad that I finally got to try, but didnít quite fall in love with this beer....especially for the price.


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