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Pig Minds PD California Ale with Blueberries


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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Lite, crisp, American! Even for the non beer enthusiast, this Blueberry treat pleases even the craft beer geek


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8237) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Sample at the brewpub. Clear pale golden color with a medium creamy white head that recedes slowly to a film. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of wheat, blueberry and malt. Medium body with flavors of sweet blueberries, wheat and grainy malt. The finish is fruity with a berry aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7565) - Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Draft. Huge blueberry aroma, flavor is a blueberry muffin with some hops in there, its decent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kkleu357 (306) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Had a glass at the brewery. Came with fresh blueberries in the glass. Nice refreshing crisp taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2012
On tap at the Chicago Beer Fest ’12. Pours a cloudy, golden-orange colored body with a bit of a reddish-pink hue. Finger-width, frothy, off-white and pinkish head that dissipates slowly and leaves a light lacing. Aroma is candy wheats with a bit of a stale blueberry and earthiness. Slightly metallic as well. Flavor is similar. Sweet, grainy wheats with an oddly metallic blueberry note. Finishes cloyingly sweet and dry with a higher, earthy bitterness. Medium length aftertaste following a light-medium body and a somewhat fizzy carbonation. Overall, a messy fruit beer that’s a bit too bitter and cloyingly sweet. Not terrible, but not to my liking.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2438) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Part of a draft sampler at Pig Minds. Pours a pale gold with 2 blueberries in the glass. +points for presentation. Aroma of light blueberry and light wheat. Taste is light bitter. Light herbal hops with blueberry on the finish. Light bodied with a slick texture. Lively carbonation and a long finish. Overall, pretty good. I would gladly drink this again.


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