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RATINGS: 544   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rdixon77 (1607) - Georgia, USA - APR 8, 2015
Old rating. Pale golden. Cereal body with artificial-tasting blueberry flavoring, slightly sweet and slightly metallic. Nope.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (3531) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2015
This is not horrible. The blueberry is pretty subtle making this somewhat less stupid than it could me. It’s cloudy yellow orange w/ a head of fine white bubbles. Nose is mostly Captain Crunch smelling grain w/ a hint of Crunchberry. I wish I was kidding about that. It tastes pretty much the same but is nicely dry w/ crisp carbonation and medium body. It finishes clean w/ some lingering Crunchberry. I could drink a whole lot of this if it came down to it so I guess that makes it OK enough for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (13459) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Keg at the Beer Sellar, Nashville, 15/02/15. Pale golden with a moderate white cap. Nose is blueberry, sweet notes, straw, faint pale malts. Taste comprises blueberry syrup, straw, not as sweet as the nose suggested. Medium bodied, light prickly carbonation, semi drying close. So so fruit affair.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boomersmancave1 (100) - Indiana, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bright yellow to gold in color. Smell and taste of wheat and blueberries. Not a bad beer, but i am not a big fan of fruit beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ContemplateBeer (1782) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Freebie from Rob Gs fridge. Aroma: Good amount of blueberry and a little wheat; pretty simple. Appearance: Well carbonated gold with a skin of white head that fades pretty fast. Flavor: Blueberry up front, but wheat underneath throughout; about 60/40 blueberry to wheat; dries out well enough with a very slight bitterness. Palate: Light body, slick texture, average carbonation, slightly bitter finish. Overall: Just fine as a simple, blueberry quencher.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
EKGoldings (616) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JAN 25, 2015
I make blueberry beer with fresh blueberries. I like blueberry beer. Blueberry beer is a friend of mine. This is no blueberry beer. Tastes like a light wheat beer with blueberry flavoring added. Blueberry beer is best made with fresh wild blueberries ... second choice fresh high bush. This beer is light, refreshing, and is a decent beer. But it tastes artificial (better than some of the blueberry competition for sure). When I make a blueberry beer, I use a pound per gallon; the beer is strongly colored and flavored (but that depends on the quality of the blueberries). I don’t know if they use real blueberries in this beer, but the aroma is of natural or artificial with other natural flavorings.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (3504) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Draft at ATL terminal A. Pours almost clear bright gold with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like light blueberry, cereal malt, faint citrus. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet blueberry cereal and citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (2372) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 9, 2014
On tap at 1890. Clear pale yellow with small white head. Aroma is light blueberry, light body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is light blueberry and light malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Evolutionary (407) - Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Tap at mellow mushroom. https://squareup.com/market/Brickitup?utm_source=B at mellow mushroom. I can't see the text or cursor. This app stinks. https://squareup.com/market/Brickitup?utm_source=B

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nimbleprop (6160) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Sampled at Bier Baron DC pours a clear gold with some slim, white head. Nose has quite a bit of berry, some of that cheap blueberry muffin, lightly gristy, white flour. Flavor has just berry, not much else, some cheap artificial sweetness. Watery finish. Would not order again.

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