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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
pcassimatis (1) - Fenton, Missouri, USA - JAN 1, 2014 does not count
nice flavors. refreshing after a workout. tough to drink a bunch of them, but worth the money

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mstrcrwly (175) - New York, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Not a big fan of wheat or fruit beers and this one is very sweet..too much cherry not enough beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HuskerTan (343) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 28, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. A- Cherry, spices, cough drops. A- Copper color, hazy liquid, minimal head. T- Sweet malts, mild cherry tones, cough syrup tones. P- Medium body, oily texture, average carbonation, spiced cherry finish. O- Not bad, but not great. Reminds me more of cough medicine than beer. I was felt quite unsatisfied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Borup (5082) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle. Clear yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of sweet cherries, malt, hops and wheat.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ads135 (2579) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Not a big fan of this. The wheat character offers the beer a strange mouthfeel and the weak cherry flavor is medicinal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Metalchopz (2120) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 25, 2013
Enjoyed at the Yard House at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. Pours a slight hazy golden-amber colour with a small white head. Sweet cherry extract aromas with some light wheat, kind of Amaretto-like. The cherries are there in the taste, but not as syrupy as expected. Well-blended with the grain. Refreshing, but a little too sweet for my likings. Still worth trying, but can only have one per session.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beergeek23322 (2024) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2013
11/1/2009. From bottle. Golden yellow with a white head. Wheat, cereal, malt and artificial cherry flavors. Bready flavors, somewhat tart with a combination of hops and cherries. Not for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROBC3366 (361) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2013
12oz bottle poured yellowish color with white head. aroma first off was of cherry and mild wheat, very pleasant. the flavor is more of the same solid cherry flavor and mild wheat..very happy drinking this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sourguy83 (40) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Meh, very lean, citric acid type cherry aroma, may be a coors with hi c mixed in.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tonkun (609) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden pour with thin white lacing. Cherry syrup, wheat and perfume? Strong almost artificial smell. Light body with good carbonation. Almost artificial flavor throughout the body

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