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Newport Storm Rhode Island Blueberry

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RATINGS: 84   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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1655) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a clear golden with three fingers of white head. Aroma is strongly blueberries with some malt. Flavor is blueberries and sweet malt. Fairly sweet clean finish. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsandman (317) - New York, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Tap & can frequently. Pours a clearish gold, big white head. Aroma is super strong and fresh blueberry, bready malt biscuit, sweet extract. Flavor is super sweet blueberry muffin, even the texture feels like that... Med mouthfeel and bready smooth blueberry malt muffin. This stuff is great for a fruit beer, especially on tap fresh in Newport.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
50belair (2271) - Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Clear yellow pour with a fluffy white head. Pleasant blueberry aromas. It taste just like it sounds. Light corn and bread laced Kolsch with fleeting blueberry notes. Effervescent. Average body and mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndyW68 (1103) - 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 (664) - 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 (157) - - 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 (8460) - , 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 (861) - 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 (2140) - 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 (4538) - 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.


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