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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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We begin with slight variations on our traditional Cream Ale recipe. Real huckleberries are added during the last minutes of the boil to lend a subtle berry aroma and flavor.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (7097) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2012
12oz bottle pours clear gold with tiny ring of white foam. The aroma has some berry notes mixing with a slight yeasty tartness and an even fainter note of sourness. At the end of the draw I get some sugary sweetness. All these aromatics seem to go OK together. The taste starts with a mix of berry notes, mild tartness, a faint sour fruitiness and then sugary sweetness. It ends with a bit of tartness that is able to poke through the sugary veil of table sugary like sweetness. This one really isnít working for me.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thegreenrooster (3304) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Pour is a clear gold with a average white head. Aroma is a tart fruit and not much else. Flavor is some tart berry and a bland base beer. I donít think Iíve ever had a huckelberry so I guess that is the fruity flavor in this. This beer is good for a sample only and I usually like stuff from this brewer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rustyham (1732) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Faint aroma of a sour gueuze with a little bit of berry sweetness. Color is hazy deep gold, but still light like apple juice. Nearly headless. Taste is sweet sharp berries, and dry like a white wine. Easy drinking, but would like a little more sweetness. Palate is a little buttery.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Barreras (1050) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Pours a clear yellow color with a slight berry fruit flavor. Taste is mildly tart, with a watery finish. What minimal flavor there is dissipates quickly leaving a bubbly tickle on the tongue. This beer is as advertised, good for a summer BBQ but not complex.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SusieSnow (3) - Auburn, Washington, USA - SEP 4, 2012 does not count
This is one of my favorites. Always a summer favorite. Best fancy beer I have had. Not overpowering and very refreshing!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
magsinva (901) - Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle from TWM McLean - pours clear straw, aroma reminds me of vegetable garden (including the soil), with some dark berry notes. Taste is watery tartness. Palate is smooth, finishes a little dry. Not a lot to this one, as noted in their product description, the berry is light, but clearly present. Overall, I like my fruit a bit bolder, but in a pinch, I would drink this one again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
high_on_hops (671) - Burlingame, California, USA - AUG 18, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours a mostly clear straw gold with a short white head. It has a great huckleberry aroma that's not overpowering, with hints of pale malt and yeast. The flavor is more dominated by the malt and yeast, with a crisp finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
jzzbassman (1522) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Absolutely one of the worst beers Iíve ever smelled. The south end of a north bound steer. Yeah that bad. Flavor is actually not horrible if you hold your nose, taste like straight huckleberry, a little tart, fizzy finish. Couldnít finish my 4 oz portion.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4422) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours out a lightly hazed, light yellow body with tons of carbonation spewing forth a tall, airy head fed by continued streams of effervescence.

Smell: Tart, tangy fruitiness overtop mild base malts (with some sweetish hints about it) and even milder hops.

Taste: Mild maltiness (just barely bready) given a liberal dusting of powdered sugar for a fair degree of sweetness. Itís fruity and lightly tart, as one might imagine, with a flavor reminiscent of blueberries but a bit different and more distinctive. Mild hop character and bitterness. Berryish, sweet finish with a lingering hint of blue-colored cotton candy.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-high, fizzy carbonation for a lively mouthfeel.

Overall: Itís alright for a fruit beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2012
Date: June 24, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Total Wine, GA
Appearance: clear copper, frothy white head, sudsy lace
Aroma: earthy and sweaty aroma, light fruityness
Flavor: sweet and fruity flavor, subdued fruityness with a light tartness, light balancing bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4


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