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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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
bottle. Light amber with small head. Bland wheat beer with some light cherry. At one point, I remember thinking this was a flavorful beer. How times have changed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hammy78 (771) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2014
Draft at Honey’s. Pours clear, lots of white lace. Tastes and smells of cherry. A touch, bitter and sweet. A bit sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CpyNPrnT (413) - Indiana, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Aroma is cherry, taste of cherry, grains, small hop presence. Its a lot of cherry blended well. For the cherry lover, a pretty good beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
John25 (680) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle. Orangey gold with a lot of active carbonation and a thick head. The aroma is wheat, bready grains, and some cherry. The taste is basically a light wheat beer with a touch of tart cherry flavor and honey. Drinkable, smooth, easy. The honey adds to the mouthfeel making it a little sweet and smooth but, the aftertaste lingers and is pretty bad. This isn’t anything special but, it may be my favorite Sam brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (2250) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a pale amber body, small white head, thin lacing sliding quickly into the body. The smell had some cherries up front, faint malt, slight wheat and yeast in the background more so as the beer warms. The taste was sweet and tart at different times through the cherries, wheat plays a slight part, yeast comes out to help balance. The palate was about a light to medium, sessionable, sweet aftertaste and finish. Overall, this is a good beer to get those malt drinkers over to the beer side, yet I would still have it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JHeath99 (1117) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle from a random grocery store. Pours a slightly hazy gold with spotty off white head. Aroma of overwhelming cherries. Taste basically of carbonation and malts with a cherry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dunn4040 (125) - Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Sam Adams Cherry Wheat used to be one of my go-to beers before I truly became acquainted with craft beers. I figured it was time to revisit one of my old favorites, to see how it’s held up in my mind over time. Pours a pale honey color with a thin white head that seems to be sticking around pretty well. Aroma is cherry sweet tarts, cereal, and some light malts. Flavor is tart cherry, bread, and the slightest hint of hops that you really have to look for. Nothing really special but it is very refreshing. I don’t get the medicinal cherry flavor that most reviews complain on. If anything it is more a sour/tart flavor. The beer is very carbonated and has a medium body. Overall, this beer is very enjoyable. It’s definitely not the best fruit beer I’ve ever had but it’s refreshing and hits the spot after a long day at work.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5100) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
12oz bottle picked up at the state store
Clear golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing. Aroma of cherry soda/syrup and wheat. Flavors of cherries, plastic, straw with some bitter herbal in the finish
OK, not my thing though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - FEB 16, 2014
This is an easy drinking beer that taste like a cherry soda. Malty base and little hop flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
JonnyMadison (46) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Very medicinal tasting. The cherry flavor dominates and tastes synthetic. Perhaps fine to try a sip of someone else’s bottle, but you punish yourself by finishing this bottle.

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