Shag (2768) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - NOV 9, 2005
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The appearance is a pale golden color with a moderate head. The aroma is fantastic though, freshly picked blueberries. The flavor of the beer isnt dominated by blueberries but they are definitley there. I catch some hay and corn notes in the beer as well. I guess for a fruit beer its not too bad but nothing Id want to drink often.
BeerMountie (117) - Placentia, Newfoundland, CANADA - NOV 5, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle. Wonderful blueberry aroma. Very small head when first pours and quickly dissipates. Great taste. I like this beer and would certainly buy it again if the opportunity arrises
beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2005
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear straw color with a very small white foam gathering at the top after a good pour. That fades quickly to reveal and keep a super skinny collar and lacing is lightly sticky but placed in long, thick strings.
Nice aroma, quite aromatic, even as it poured. The blueberry is quite evident with a fresh snap of fruity buzzings. Once it warms and you get closer it seems to fade pretty rapidly to unvail a very clean wheat malt presence and light starchy cerealness.
Flavor is OK, very clean, crisp, and snappy on the palate with some deep blueberry tones sticking mostly to the back of its very high crispened wheat malt. Reminiscent of blueberry muffins that have been pulled out of a freezer. Lightly sugary, but more or less, starchy and quite light. Its not all that strong, but what does take place is pretty decent.
Feel is a tad over carbonated. Hard on the swallow at first but quickly is set aside by one very light body and nearly watery based middle and finish. Almost less then average for a wheat based beer but its overall super clean and crisply quick setting is more then adequate for drinkin it down with favorable ease.
mikeben (355) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2005
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2006 One of the best I have had. I like blucreak but this one has a better aftertaste. It is sweet but not overwhelming. It has the smooth wheat beer taste combined with truly refreshing flavor. Get it
jhliesen (812) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2005
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle--Lived up to name, poured yellow with a small fizzy head that disappeared. The aroma was completely of blueberries. The beer tasted like blueberry pancakes so that was good, however I donít think I want to drink blueberry pancakes, that said itís a decent beer. Vics 1.25
DarkElf (3050) - La Jolla, California, USA - OCT 24, 2005
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(12 oz bottle: Obtained in trade with IMtheOptimator, thanks Andrew!) Best before July, 2005. Oh well, Iím a few months late on this one. Iím noticing that blueberry beers tend to taste less artificial than some other styles of fruit beer, but that doesnít mean they taste like fresh fruit either. This blueberry wheat ale isnít great, but while the fruit does taste somewhat like sweet blueberries, it has a modest artificial quality hanging over it. The wheat background is barely noticeable, and bitterness is kept to a minimum, so this is really all about the moderately sweet blueberry flavor. The initial nose is more artificial smelling, and it reminds me of a room deodorizer spray, but it seems to get better after a few minutes and becomes acceptable. Body is light, and the aftertaste leaves a bad feeling in the mouth that makes me want to go brush my teeth. Dark straw and fully clear, so the carbonation bubbles can easily be seen rising through the beer. The whitish head pours small and quickly fades away into oblivion, not even leaving a hint of lace of the glass as a sign that it ever existed. Not a bad beer, maybe even slightly above average for American fruit beers, but itís still not a beer Iíd obtain again.
Suttree (5881) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 2, 2005
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
It certainly smells great, of course - As soon as you open it the aroma of bluberries flls the room. . Pours a cloudy yellow. Decent sour blueberry flavor at first tht seems a bit artificial as I drink longer. Hint of bitterness in the finish.
drazil91 (41) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 28, 2005
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Wow. Blueberry aroma when uncapped!pale, clear, a minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, average carbonation.
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2005
2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Smells like blue-berry muffins. Very light in color. No head. Tastes way too strong for me the blueberry flavor is and was way too sweet. Give me a Sweetwater Blue any day!
frankenkitty (1991) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Crystal-clear amber with virtually no head, the sour blueberry aroma that came off this beer was like opening a can of pie filling. Additional aromas of cereal/grain gave the impression of blueberry muffins. Herbal hop aromas conflicted. Flavor was very blueberry covering a taste that I couldnít place but didnít like. Had a sugary sweet ending but left a sourness in the stomach. Was fine for conversation at a party but I wonít be buying again.
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