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RATINGS: 1863   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Samuel Adams Cherry Wheatģ 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 Wheatģ 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 Adamsģ beer ever. Cherries are added at two different points during the brewing process. Once during the mash and again during finishing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewje41 (2782) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 7, 2015
12 oz bottle. Once you pop the cap off this one you get a huge blast of fresh pie cherry aroma. Lucky for me I really like cherry, otherwise this beer is definitely not for you. Itís not like the cherry flavor is subtle. Good morning beer in my opinion. The flavor isnít bad. This is a try once a year beer for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
csaso (2068) - Missouri, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle - good size foamy head, hazy dark straw color, big (bigger than expected) cherry aroma and flavor, sweet wheat backbone, ok overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rjplumer (984) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Zesty cherry aroma. Golden mild body with a reddish hue and faint haze. White foamed head is strong at first at about two finger height which laces the glass nicely as it reluctantly fades. Mild bitterness. Cherry is noticeable in the taste but not overpowering. Subdued malt character to balance it out. Mild sweetness and light tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4627) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Tap@Sam Adams Toasts Miami bar, Miami Airport. Amber orangey beer with a light head. The aroma is cherry with sharpness, and the flavour is dry, mildly bitter with plenty of cherry sweetness and a little sourness. Overall a nice variety wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Beenthere8 (1) - - FEB 20, 2015 does not count
I LOVE cherries and I LOVE wheat beer!!! I did not luv this beer. This tasted like fake cherries. In a word, yuck.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmount2013 (7) - Landenberg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2015 does not count
Poured at landmark in west Chester. Crisp, clean taste with powerful notes of cherry. Leaves you with a sweet cherry taste after every sip. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robobeerbelly (74) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 2, 2015
I really enjoyed this beer. Iím a huge fan of cherry and iím a huge fan of beer. I typically donít care for fruity beer but this isnít too strong.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Poured into a weizen glass. 3.25 A: Lightly hazed medium orange color. One and a half fingers of frothy white head. Retention is a bit below average and a short ring of lacing is left. 2.75 S: Smells of grenadine. Thatís about it. Lots and lots of grenadine. It has a pretty intense nose, but it doesnít smell a lot like beer. 2.75 T: Tastes like it smells, like they took a perfectly fine wheat beer and went nuts with the grenadine behind the bar. Hints of peppery spiciness as well. 3.75 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Light creaminess. Good here. 3.0 D: I purchased a bunch of SA beers just for the sake of reviewing them here. I wasnít expecting much, but I always wasnít expecting that BBC turned into an adult fruit drink company. DavoleBomb, May 30, 2013

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WABeerFiend (383) - - JAN 16, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 01.02.14. A: See through orange. No head with an aggressive pour. S: Cherry, spices. T: Cherry, wheat, spices, honey. M: Good carbonation. O: This is a good beer. Cherry complements a wit very well, unlike blackberry. Itís not overly sweet, either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (5085) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 23, 2014
On tap at Yard House 221214. Slightly sweet, slightly fruity, slightly good. Big cherry flavour. Easy to drink and went down well.

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