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RATINGS: 1809   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat® follows the centuries old American tradition of brewing beer with native ingredients, in this case Michigan cherries as well as a touch of honey. The sweet fruitiness of the cherries is balanced against the crisp, cereal note from the malted wheat and the subtle citrus flavor from the Noble hops. The end result is a sweet, refreshing beer that is light on the palate but long on complexity. Introduced in 1995 as a summer seasonal brew, Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat® developed a large enough following to be introduced as a year round style. Its distinct cherry character has made it one of the most unique and well liked styles of Samuel Adams® beer ever. Cherries are added at two different points during the brewing process. Once during the mash and again during finishing.


1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - MAY 23, 2002
I just can’t believe that Sam Adams has the audacity to call this a beer. This is some vile shit. Ughhh. If you have any appreciation for wheat beers, lambics, or krieks don’t try this. You might puke. And then,... You’ll cry because, yes,... indeed someone actually calls this beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
qwikstreet (43) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2002
Very good fall tasting brew. Can not drink too many.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 16, 2002
A very light and crisp wheat brew with a nasty flavor less cherry flavor.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 15, 2002
Too much cherry taste, very dry. I couldn’t finnish the bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jezmez68 (395) - Chesterton, Indiana, USA - MAY 15, 2002
Just a slight cherry taste, but the wheat taste is definitely there. Not exactly light to drink (usually, I figure cherry beers are going to be girly beers - not so with this one). Yummy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 12, 2002
Very fruity,tangy wheat character.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andrew196 (1091) - Katy, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2002
I appreciate what they were trying to accomplish with this beer, but the cherry taste just took too much command of the aroma and flavor. It was like an average wheat beer with strong notes of dimetapp elixer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaDoG99 (20) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 30, 2002

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MMM...Beer (385) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 27, 2002
Really impressed. When my friend first described this beer to me, I was a little skeptical. However, after finishing a couple I decided I really like it. The cherry flavor is just suttle enouhg that it compliments the beer quite well, but not overpowering.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
toad6399 (3) - Washington, USA - APR 22, 2002 does not count
The best beer EVER!


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