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RATINGS: 550   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Malted wheat and the choicest American barley are combined with a blend of noble hops to create this light, fruity, refreshing beer. Brewed in the style of the American beer renaissance, Blue Star is unfiltered, the yeast adding a complex note to the flavor profile. Itís especially good with a slice of lemon!


Campy877's rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Campy877 (179) - Michigan, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a frosty head that dissipates pretty quickly. Aroma is a blend of barley, malt and hops with a hint of lemon. Flavor is more of a pilsner and has a surprising "apricot" flavor. Overall a good beer but not really a wheat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (818) - Dover, Delaware, USA - DEC 1, 2014
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured cloudy yellow, big fizzy white head but no lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus fruit and wheat but honestly kind of weak. Taste is bit watered down; but is wheat, fruit and malts. Easy to drink, not too bad.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (6332) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks zvikar. Hazy yellow. Aroma of wheat, citrus and a spicy note. Wheaty flavor, slightly sweetish, with a tart hint, a bit of corn, citrus and mild spiciness. Pretty light-bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (4094) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2014
355ml bottle. Slightly cloudy, yellow-ish, pale golden colour with small to average, frothy, half-way lasting, white head. Citrusy hoppy and slightly strawy, husky aroma, a touch of lemon, peach and dried banana. Taste is minimally sweet wheat malty, notes of peach, a touch of lemon, slightly grassy, bitter hoppy overtones.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"refreshing brew, and i agree that there is a disctinct lack of "straw aftertaste", but other than that, itís just ok. NC makes some GREAT beers, but this ainít one of em."

3.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
outlawskies (447) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says not so bad. Really malty. Chewy malty B. drinkable Julie gives 3.3 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bif (1559) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a fair head that fades to nominal lacing. Aroma of citrus, wheat and bit of fruit. Taste of wheat, bit of citrus and fruit sweetness. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Light body, clean with an easy citrus feel. Nice beer but fairly common for the style.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
greenhorn1 (822) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy straw with a large head. Aroma smells like foam. Tastes like water with a tiny itsby bitsy hint of something...not good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3539) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
355 ml bottle. Clear golden with thin white head. Aroma not very typical, fruit, some ale yeast, spice, mild banana and wheat. Taste is fruity and pleasant, malty, very little wheat, mango, papaya and mild yeasty notes. Not very typical but pleasant

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JHeath99 (1117) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Tap from Lazy Dog. Pours a transparent golden with a thick creamy head. Taste of wheat, lemon, and grasses. Aroma is very faint mostly just wheat.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Niko100 (2064) - Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Hazy golden color; Light to medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of wheat, some yeast, & citrus; Flavor of wheat, light grain, and citrus (notably lemon); A bit thin - just decent.


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