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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A fresh take on a fruit beer. This crisp, unfiltered lager is aged on blueberries for a pleasant blueberry aroma and taste. To take this fruity character in a new direction,we brewed with Tettnang Noble hops for an added subtle citrus note. A delicious blend of flavors with a smooth lager finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MadIndian (2571) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2012
How fitting my 2000th beer would be a Sma Adams. A ice fruit beer. It wasn’t over the top to turn me off or too synthetic tasting. The body was thin, but overall refreshing. Some notes of sourness, but a big blueberry flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarrettB (1181) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 4, 2015
July 13th, 2013 - The blueberry lager seemed to be popular in 2012, or more popular than one would expect. There’s a certain appeal to the style, and the idea itself. Samuel Adams’ take seems to be an approachable, friendly version that doesn’t let the flavors clash. The taste is sweet and slightly honeyed, with a flavor that puts blueberry forward on the tongue, but is more basic and straight forward on the mouthfeel and overall taste: a clean, crisp blueberry lager that appeals, even if it doesn’t astound.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hotstuff (4393) - Indiana, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Rated on 9-14-2013 at Fort Wayne, IN RateBeer gathering) (Bottle) This beer’s appearance is a small white head that is mostly lasting, hazy straw body, very little carbonation, and spotty amounts of lacing. This beer’s aroma is sweet, tart, and artificial raspberries. The flavor is sweet, blueberries, tart, and sour. The mouthfeel is smooth. This beer is light bodied. Too much blueberry flavor for my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LuckyDog (614) - - DEC 31, 2014
Delicate blueberry flavor. Somewhat sweet. No hops. No malt. Just a simple, sweet, dessert beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JasonWB (6) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Not a half bad adaptation of a fruit beer. Nice smooth lager, but not over the top. Solid blueberry taste, but not overpowering. light smooth finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 25, 2014
12oz bottle - Aroma - sweet blueberries and light hand soap Appearance - golden body, 2-finger tan head, no lacing, poor head retention Mouthfeel - light carbonation, light-medium bodied Flavor - blueberries, just a smidge of citrus, and very light tartness Overall - the blueberries do not bonk you on the head with the flavor, rather it seemed almost restrained a little. Perhaps a little more sweetness would bring it out more. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jow (2555) - New York, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Grabbed a bottle of my brother inlaws beer. Pours gold with nose is blueberry candy. Tastes of blueberries, malt, some lemon, and perfume. Crisp and not too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bork (416) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2014
As fruit beers go this one is a keeper. Gentle taste of real blueberries and a little bit of lemony tartness while retaining the character of an actual lager. Quite refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
presario (4828) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 26, 2014
Sugary blueberry pie scent. Smooth lager, some dry bitterness and mild blueberry. More sugar note than fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Itzjerm (1590) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2014
I like a fruit beer to taste like a fruit beer. And well this really has a fruity flavor. Aroma is almost artificial like. Taste is very berry. Beer is subtle. Decent mouthfeel. Sweetness is strong. Very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ZacM612 (281) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Orange gold color with thin off-white head. Strong blueberry aroma. A little citrus in the flavor, but very much overpowered by the blueberries. Enough hops that you remember your drinking a beer.

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