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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31169) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
12 fl oz bottle, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours slight unclear yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild peachy and hops fruity, somewhat blueberry fruity. Sweet, mild citric and light blueberry flavoured into a mild bitter finish. Ends lingering fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29277) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and a bit of citrus. The flavor is sweet with notes of fruit, malt, caramel, and a bit of metal, leading to a dry metallic finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of brentfeesh. Pours a clear slightly hazy golden with an off-white head. Extremely perfumy blueberry aroma. Thin body, very dry and perfumy blueberry accents. No hops - just blueberry perfume. 111009

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. Has a sweetish fruity fresh blueberry aroma. Sweetish malty grainy blueberry flavor. Has a sweetish fruity blueberry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2006
(Bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of blueberries was apparent. Light blueberry flavor and aftertaste. I enjoy fresh blueberries, but not necessarly in my beer...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Travlr (11791) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 1, 2011
Free sample on draft at Atlanta airport. I just don’t think that lager-like beers and fruit go together well, and this one proves my point.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chrisv10 (11111) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2010
Draft. Golden with small white head. You get the blueberry on the nose. Flavour is malt but unlike the aroma the blueberry are barely there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2007
on tap-pours a white head and yellow/gold color. Aroma is blueberry, light malt. Taste is blueberry, light malt, faint hops. Easy drinking, good beer. OK carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 02/21/1997
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs

dark yellow, fine head, sweet aroma with strong blueberry accents, sweet flavor with just a bit of blueberry character, just a hint of bitterness in the aftertaste

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Score: **4
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