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RATINGS: 265   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.


JMerritt's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JMerritt (1775) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Hazy light golden with a small, slightly fizzy white head. Aroma is similar to instant blueberry oatmeal - blueberry sweetness atop mildly grainy malts. Moderately sweet flavor with no bitterness. Finish is mildly sweet and a touch sour with more dried grasses and straw. Blueberries are prevalent from start to finish. Interesting, and although this is solidly a fruit beer, it isnít overly sweet, and the lager backbone gives enough balance that you could have few without getting tired of it.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strangebrewer (836) - 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.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Reynolds314 (2248) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Not bad blueberry flavor with light pale lager body. A bit perfumery and boring but nothing really offensive.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
steve1966 (105) - Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2014
This may have been a month past date and some Sam beers can get bad fast but this sucked. Nice smell of blueberry everything else was downhill

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jsmerig (1208) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Aroma of blueberries taste more of the same. Nicely balanced and well rounded. Clean finish. Unimpressive. Not bad but not notable either. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ButtermilkBeer (3) - Maryland, USA - JUL 19, 2014 does not count
I have read many of the reviews on this beer and I wonder how many of you have either not really had this beer, have no clue what you are drinking, or work for Sam Adams. I am being very generous with this rating just in case I am completely off base, but this beer is bad. Very artificial tasting. The best thing about this beer is the aroma. It smells much better than it tastes. Little to no head which takes away from itís appearance. It has an average tartness for a fruit/blueberry beer but the artificial after-taste lingers in the back of my tongue and I canít get rid of it. I like the hint of toasted almonds but it is so overpowered with the added artificial blueberry taste that I canít rate it any higher.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2005) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a golden color with white head. Blueberry poptarts, sweet pastry aromas. Blueberry, sweet malty, fruity flavors. Average blueberry beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
exeter (261) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2014 No too tart or too sweet. Starts a little grainy with the blueberry flavour that starts mid way and move to slightly tart at the end. Very crisp, but perhaps a tad artificial. Could have again.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ndfreak77 (92) - USA - JUL 9, 2014
Not bad for a fruit beer, Blueberry aroma is sort of overwhelming, but if you like that kind of beer, it probably isnít that bad. The blueberry taste is more subtle and balanced with the hops, Overall, I thought it was a pretty good beer and will probably try it again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
eaglefan538 (2863) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Totally a fruit beer, and what should you expect? Blueberries prominently in the aroma and flavor. Blueberry syrupy pie, some grainy background flavors (not quite a pie), and then some citrus and white fruit elements too. Body was moderate for the style as was the carbonation. An ok fruit beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADesenberg (561) - Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle: enjoyed this a lot more than I anticipated. Very nicely done with the blueberry remaining prominent, but not becoming overwhelming. Very nice and fresh tasting... Perfect for a warm afternoon.


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