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RATINGS: 1865   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Orlando 2016... Amber... Sweet vanilla coke nose... Soft sweet fruits... Light fruits.. Light herbal cherry... Bit blah... But soft herbal cherry

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
packers188 (56) - - JAN 9, 2016
Nez: tres cerise Visuel: legere effervescente, legere dentelle couleur orange Gout: un gout tres leger cerise, tres bonne biere buvable lete, tres raffrechissante

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
olenickj (79) - Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Aroma: sweet cherries, kinda pleasant. App: murky gold, medium white head. Taste: like cherry syrup, almost tastes like cough medicine but not quite as thick. Palate: Thick, almost like a porter. Highly carbonated. Short finish. Overall: Barely drinkable quite frankly. I can see the appeal for people who don’t like good beer though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1632) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Hazy gold pour with a white head. The is very close to a cherry Jolly Rancher. It has a medium body with average carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet with some light tartness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrNosha (1734) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - NOV 5, 2015
12oz Flasche. Braun-rotes Bier mit luftigem Schaum. Kräftiger Kirschduft. Geschmack herbe Kirsche an der Grenze zur kandierten Kirsche. Im Abgang auch Hefe und etwas Säure. Mir hat es geschmeckt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
BEERBRO88 (5) - Colorado, USA - SEP 15, 2015 does not count
Very smooth and easy drinking beer, the taste reminds me of a cherry dr.pepper without the sweetness of it. Would recommend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Low69caprice (100) - Yucca valley, California, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Cheery syrup added t a light beer, my opinion. Very artificial, weird palate, highly carbonated but could not get past medicinal cherry cough syrup.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McGarnigle (624) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle. Strong cherry aroma. Drinking this, I would definitely ID it as cherry, although I don’t know if it tastes like "real" cherries. The problem is it’s sweet and feels a bit thick, undercutting any refreshment value. Would have benefitted from a bit of tartness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozzy70 (855) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 9, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours cloudy with foamy white head. Aroma of cherries. Tastes of cherries, medium sweetness. I enjoyed this beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
KoRoBeNiKi (145) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Fizzy brown beer. Smells of artificial cherries and sugar, almost like cherry cough syrup or those cherry cordials. Taste is the same. Palate is off-putting due to the cloying sweetness from the artificial flavors. If I didn’t know better, I would have thought this was from some other Macro brewery like Am-Bev. Then again, if it was, it would have been at least watery enough to drink. With this much sweetness, it’s frankly intolerable and this is sad as I love the taste of fresh cherries. One of few beers I could not finish. One of, if not the least favorite beer I have had thus far.

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