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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
raymow (893) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2014
bottled - not very good. Tasted like it has artificial blueberry flavor added. I expect more from Sam Adams. On the other hand, probably only their 2nd beer that Iíve had that I didnít like.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1842) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 13, 2014
a bit too sweet for my tastes, like their cherry wheat. its ok, refreshing, just fakey tasting.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
EDisparti (5) - - AUG 13, 2014 does not count
Itís tasty, not an everyday beer but a good summer occasional beer. The blueberry is very light so itís not fruity. Otherwise I like the aroma!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hayduke (3533) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours gold with a white head. Nose of blueberry. Light body. Flavor is dominated by the blueberry on some light malts. Not really very good and the blueberry tastes artificial.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Frank (3130) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2014
For some of their one offs, I wonder if it is the marketing team rather than the brewers who decide whether Sam Adams beers are sold as ales or lagers. I could not tell the difference between this and, say, Cherry Wheat aside from the fruit or fruit flavor added. It is a cloudy orange beer w/ nearly no head. Itís nose is very mild, lightly grainy w/ a touch of canned blueberry pie filling. The taste is very much along the same lines and really very much reminds me of the filling of a Hostess fruit pie, right down to the weird metallic/preservative taste. This is heavy and a bit sweet w/ slightly over vigorous carbonation. Sam Adams is a baffling brewery. They make some excellent beers such as their regular lager and Noble Pils but then turn around and make this absolutely useless garbage beer. Blame the marketing team, blame the brewers, I donít care.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (889) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
Aroma is almoat completely that of blueberries with slight sulphur notes. Taste is sweet malts and surprisingly lighter blueberry hints matched with a fairly strong puckering bitterness. Appearance is a hazy gold with a bubbly pearl head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
robinvboyer (3344) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
No signs of a lager in here, just some borederlind fake blueberry juice. They claim its real blueberries and im inclined to belive them. Quite sweet and sugary, but this is just aldult juice. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (1080) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Pours a pale yellow with a thin white head with very little lacing. Aroma is of fresh blueberries, biscuit malts, citrus, and some light pils malts, Taste is similar to the aroma but also has some light artificial blueberry flavor notes. Has a medium-light body with a slightly creamy mouthfeel and a mostly sweet, crisp, refreshing,medium finish. Overall, a decent fruit beer that smells better then it taste but is still a nice summer beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnc0001 (1) - Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2014 does not count
Bottle - Very pleasant blueberry aroma - Light, pale, subtle yellow color with little head - Light, blueberry taste with slightly bitter aftertaste - Overall good light, summery beer enjoyed on a warm evening, served very cold

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strangebrewer (938) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
bottle. Poured hazy amber with a small creamy white head. Subtle blueberry aroma over grainy malts. Light body, average carbonation with a tart mouthfeel. Grainy flavour with some sweet blueberry mixed in, light and refreshing.

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