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Newport Storm Rhode Island Blueberry

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Our Year round blueberry brew is a hybrid Kolsh style. Fermented at colder temperatures, but using our American Ale strain minimizes conflicting fruity esters. We feel that the addition of juice from real, hand pressed, Rhode Island Blueberries shouldn’t have to compete with the natural fruit background of the yeast. Pale Malt makes up the base of the grist bill, but this brew also calls for a large amount of malted wheat, an ingredient that lends a soft mouthfeel to the beer. Further there is enough caramalt to ensure a sweetness everyone will enjoy. Hops are chosen to compliment and balance the brew as it is bittered with a small amount of Magnum and flavored with English Pilgrim to lightly accent this truly unique Ale.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndyW68 (1031) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Clear gold pour. Aroma is actually blueberry. Taste is sweet and refreshing. The feel is too much like water. A rare fruit beer I thought was ok.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ROBC3366 (535) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Medium gold, average white head. Aroma is that of a blueberry muffin, blueberries and cakey-sweet malt. Authentic wild blueberry flavour, lightly perfumey, with lightly toasted pale malts. Much better than I expected. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alanthebeerguy (144) - - APR 4, 2014
#19 - pours cloudy amber, good head but quickly fades. Smells of sweet blueberry, raspberry jam and some banana. Taste is a dry, mild blueberry. Carbonation up front that blocks the flavour at first, easing into blueberry. OK if you want to change things up. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (7956) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours orange gold with white head. A bit overcarbonated. Nose is fresh blueberry, banana and wheat malt. Taste is same, but muted blueberry. A touch of metal in finish. Lighter medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dresden (808) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
I forgot I drank this the other day. Smelled like blueberry syrup, tasted like thrills gum and blueberry. Not uhh great

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2131) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Pours golden in color with a soft sudsy white head. Sweet fresh blueberry aroma and taste with a light malt undertone...you can tell that it is real vs syrup flavor. Notes: On tap at the brewery ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CapFlu (4471) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
Sediment filled amber body with a thin white head. Nose of. Dehydrated blueberries. Sweet, oily and plain. Pretty boring.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WheatKing (1272) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
BeerAdvent 2013 Day Nineteen. Hazy gold, white head. Nose is Blueberry, slight sulphur, floral. Flavour is malt, blueberry, mineral water. Sipped as it was winter, but in summer I could see this being extremely chuggable, it’s quite refreshing. Better than the average fruit beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
manisthebeer (240) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
actually a pretty damn good beer nice bluberry flavor not super tart either good summer session beer

2.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Campy877 (167) - Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours a pale golden color with a thin, quickly evaporating head. Aroma as expected is heavy blueberry. Taste is rather like a blueberry flavored bud light. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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