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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A Belgian wheat beer brewed with a touch of rye and a massive addition (over 1,000 lbs. per 40-barrel batch) of plump, ripe blackberries grown by Agriberry in Hanover County, Hardywood Virginia Blackberry offers an assertive fruit character while remaining extremely refreshing. Ruby hued with the bright aroma of fresh bramble berries, this beer’s pleasantly gentle body leads to a rather dry, rounded fruit finish, making it irresistible on a hot summer day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2582) - New York, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Bottled. Weird pinkish yellowish pour. Sour, fruity, some minor hops. Interesting but nonessential.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tsd08460 (225) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Aroma: blackberry, dough, earthy, Appearance: hazy orange, white head Taste: blackberry, light sweetness, Palate: medium body, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2392) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 17, 2015
On tap at Lost Dog Cafe in Merrifield, VA. Lightly hazy, peachy orange with a thin off-white head and fair lacing that slides down quickly. Aroma of wheat, yeast, sugar and berries. Taste of slightly tart fruit, wheat, yeast, berries and spice. Medium/full body and low carbonization. Actually OK for a blackberry beer. Clearly a wheat beer with a little spice, some gently tart and sweet fruit an just a hint of blackberries. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Msdrbeat (74) - - JUL 8, 2015
Really nice color. Just a hint of he blackberry. Not overwhelming but just enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (3366) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Hazy brownish orange with off-white head. Aromas of funk, berries, light herbs. Tastes of funk, herbs, spice, berries, light floral notes. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10818) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours peach colored. White head. Nose/taste of blackberry, peach, light berry fruit, rye and dry toast. Lighter bodied. Refreshing summer drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3533) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Pour is a cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is some wheat malt and a bit of sour berry. Flavor is more of the wheat malt base up front then comes a bit of berry toward the end. Not enough of the berry for me to give this a better score. I guess the best to say about this is that they did not go the artificial route but the real berry flavor has faded.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2913) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2015
bottle, from brewery. good aroma, sweet, fruity yeasty. Berry, mild yeastiness, kind of peppery and clove Just a tad hazed reddish orange color, ok head that faded to nothing, no lace. light sweet sour flavor. light body creamy oily mouthfeel, dry finish. it’s nice, lost points on appearance aroma and flavor are good, flavor best part IMO. nice fruity tartness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
arcobarco (1) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - DEC 25, 2014 does not count
A good beer with a nice balance the blackberry is not overwhelming. Good for a fruit beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8529) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Bomber from Wegman’s. Pours turbid orangy straw colored with 1-finger frothy off-white head. Nose was huge earthy blackberry, fructose, citrus. Tastes of huge, authentic blackberry, earthy fruit, citrus, and finishing sweetness. This isn’t as flavor-concentrated as the New Glarus red and tart, but as a fruit/berry beer, it is one of the best I have ever quaffed.

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