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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


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Markwise in the latest locals swap. Pours a faintly hazed gold with a thin white head. Very sweet blueberry candy on the nose. Medium bodied, soft grain and wheat, a touch of blueberry. Comes across like every mediocre brewpubs fruit flavored wheat beer. Doesn’t taste of much, smells of artificial flavors and is mostly forgettable. Drinkable, but not really worth the time.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (2964) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft pour. Pours a clear copper color with a thin white head of foam. The aroma is like pine cotton candy. The taste is dry pine bitterness. Lighter body and medium carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (622) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Aroma of blueberry but very week, cloudy golden colour no head. Taste of blueberry, slightly tart. Watery feel with a mildly tart palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ZacM612 (125) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Clear amber with very thin off-white head. Aroma is all blueberry...a bit much. Mostly a wheat beer flavor, but the blueberry aroma is too overpowering. Okay, for a fruit beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kchampagne (105) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Pours a clear golden yellow. Aroma is sweet blueberries and the taste follows the nose. This is a great blueberry beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pino (27) - - JUL 22, 2014
Traditional American wheat. Starts a little sweet with a noticeable blueberry flavor. Finishes citrusy and slightly tart. Not overly fruity. Very smooth silky mouth feel. Easy on the pallet.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrettTaylor (474) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Poured as a taster at local bottle shop. Pours a light gold. Aromas of wheat and very subtle blueberry. Finishes clean and without a lot of blueberry taste, mostly just wheat. Okay, but nothing special.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CPH2200 (288) - DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
12 fl oz. Golden colour small head. Berry notes and some ok dryness in the aftertaste, but otherwise boring. Not impressed.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
doctahdj (7) - Newport, Tennessee, USA - MAY 31, 2014 does not count
Smells like blueberries and taste like blueberry with hints of wheat. Not my favorite.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman (1480) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. All around just okay. A light bodied, fruity tasting beer - likely useful for those wanting this, but the blueberry is not my first choice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thewade (311) - USA - MAY 11, 2014
Excellent for what it is. A light ale with a hint of blueberry. Excellent warm weather brew. Nothing overwhelming, but it works.


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