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RATINGS: 819   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Features the nutty quench of a wheat ale combined with the delightful aromatics and subtle flavor contributed by Maine wild blueberries. Seasonal Blueberry Wheat Ale from Maine


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 26, 2004
Smells just like a blueberry muffin which is a great smell but a little dis-settling for a beer. With that said- I actually liked this beer. Obviously it had a great aroma for a fruit beer and the flavor was blueberry but had some maltiness behind it. The finish was smooth even though it was heavily carbonated. Good to try every now and again but not an everyday beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6010) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2004
Bottle: My third favorite blueberry based beer (behind Back Road Blueberry Ale and Dark Horse Blueberry Stout) and so glad to get another bottle of this, Pours to a slightly hazy amber hue witha inital large fizzy head and some lace. The aroma is duh blueberry, but some nice malts and hops detected too. The taste starts acidic and yet sweet too, wonderful balance of fruit, wheat, and hops. All the while, Iím thinking blueberry muffins! Twangy finish with a strange twist of woody notes. The feel is soft and moderately sticky, bready finish. Yummy, but then again I love blueberries. Take a chance, you may like this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1295) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2004
Deep amber color. Mine was on tap served with a few blueberries floating in the glass. Evident blueberry aroma. Good blueberry flavor with a crisp wheat backbone showcasing the fruit. Medium body with crispness. Nice finish. I like blueberries. Iím sorry.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
igneous1 (1495) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - AUG 13, 2004
looks exactly like the sea dog raspberry i just tried except maybe a little less cloudy. aroma is tart and tangy and obviously very much blueberry. the wheatiness is not overt as is in the raspberry. Flavor is tart and bready and lots of blueberry...this is actually fairly pleasant.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4106) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2004
Blueberry poptart aroma. One dimensional blueberry flavor. A bit brothy at times. Somewhat thin. *Yawn*

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2004
I guess i am just a meat and potato kind of guy. This fruit thing just escapes me. If I wanted blueberries I would seek them out but not in my beer.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
PorterPounder (5448) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2007 Rerate Aroma not quite as pleasant this time around. Similar impression taste wise, appearance and mouthfeel. Original 2.6 Bartender warned me that this tasted like Blueberry muffins - she was right - but not such a bad thing; better than tasting like beets! Dark golden pour; almost no head. Looks thick and syrupy. Aroma of blueberry muffins, blueberry pancakes, syrup, you name it. Pleasant, and leaning towards cloying, but not quite there yet. Mouthfeel was a bit too sticky - reminded me of an alco-pop. Flavor was dominated by blueberry which was tasted somewhat natural and pleasant - but could not drink a whole six of this. Flavor stayed strong throughout. A pleasant diversion and may be a good beer to buy somebody who does not like beer.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nuffield (3667) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2009 Clear yellow color, virtually no head and apparently very still. Somewhat watery palate, as well. Big blueberry aroma and flavor, reminding me of IHOP blueberry pancakes. What can you say about something like this? It is blueberry up and down, and Iím not sure this is the best fruit/beer combination out there. // Re-rate under the Kennebunkport label, I left the score the same but would add: there are (at this point in time) just seven beers with "blueberry" in the name that are rated over 3.5. It is a hard beer to brew, because the flavor has to be big to be noticed, but that makes it lean toward an artificial quality. Blueberries, except for the very best fresh blueberries, are not as bursting with flavor (and esp. not the "blueberry" flavor that we have become accustomed to in everything from muffins to candies) as other fruits such as raspberries. So blueberries are a naturally difficult fruit for brewing. This beer does as well as you can expect.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 12, 2004
Clear blonde color with a thin white head. Powerfull blueberry aroma, but becomes almost sickening after a while. Awfull flavor of blueberry, feels more like blueberry syrup or something like that than real blueberries. Syrupy mouthfeel. Thatís a truly awfull swill.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eraserhd10 (226) - new haven, Connecticut, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Not a bad fruit beer. Much better than I anticipated. Tastes like blueberry mini-muffins.


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