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Sweetwater Blue is a unique lighter style ale enhanced with a hint of fresh blueberry. When you drink this beer take a good whiff first and you’ll smell the blueberry influence, but on the taste it’s extremely subtle and the finish is extra clean. Ain’t no fruit beer, but it is our breakfast beer, usually folks that are looking to quench their thirst or for those that are new to the “good beer” lifestyle; this is their choice. This brew and the ESB were the original two to go through the tanks at SweetWater in February 1997.

Medals: Bronze medal winner at the 1998 World Beer Cup, Fruit Beer category; Always the funky favorite at any outdoor beer festival

Malt: 2 Row, Wheat

Hops: Centenial

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle in hotel room orlando... Hic... Amber... Big white head.. Soft parma violet... Fruit zezty nose... Big sweet violet... Soft fruits... Big floral juicy... Ahhh its blueberry.. Wel whatever im still digging it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidobutai (293) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Almost frighteningly blueberry in aroma, but the taste is much more understated. Delicious but a little on the carbonated side.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
innate13 (4) - - FEB 15, 2014 does not count
My favorite fruit infused beer. Sweetwater does a good job on all of their beers. Aroma is decent, but not great, a whiff of blueberry and malt. Appearance is so-so, slightly cloudy, like they couldn’t decide whether they wanted it to be a clear lager or a cloudy wheat. The taste is great as far as fruit infused beers go, very noticeable blueberry taste followed by a slightly malty finish. My overall rating reflects my general dislike of fruit-infused beers, but Sweetwater does a great job on this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rperez (130) - Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2014
A very nice blueberry beer, well balanced with the expected fruity tones but also some wheat. Nice refreshing brew ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (3934) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Clear golden with a faint light cap. Sweet nose of starchy blueberry muffins. Flavor is light and crisp with a nutty blonde sweet grain, and a pervasive but light fruity blueberry tone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lapalou (20) - Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle and draft... A very well balanced blueberry beer. Drinks more like a blueberry pilsner than a wheat beer which is nice for a change. Not too sweet but a straight forward blueberry beer. Probably second only to cigar city blueberry muffin brown

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (998) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Draft at ChurchKey. Pours a clear golden yellow color with an off-white head. Big blueberries in the aroma with subtle wheat notes, blueberry may be muting some of the other aromas. Taste is mostly blueberries and wheat, well balanced and not overpowering. Good medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (5932) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 29, 2014
12oz bottle, from Party Town. Best before 12/13/14. Clear golden color. Little white head. Some fine particles in the body. Doesn’t really leave any lace, just a dot or two. Light to medium body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Lightly slick texture. Good blueberry aroma to it, light wheat maybe. An authentic aroma, not artificial nor syrupy. Moderate sweet, but not in a sugary way. Finishes more dry. Light bit of tart. Good, refreshing blueberry beer. Met expectations.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
Draught at Lagerhaus, on January 21, 2014.
Clear golden color, white head. Blueberries, sweet, sugary taste. Blueberry, sugary aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low to very low bitterness. Sweet, blueberry scent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bkurtz (728) - PERU - JAN 16, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy yellow/gold with a smallish head. Aroma of blueberry and bready malts. Interesting and decent,but I won’t have another.

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