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RATINGS: 542   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

j12601's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
j12601 (8000) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rougeau13 (2214) - Richmond, Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Pale clear golden with a small whitish head. Aroma of blueberry and light grain. Taste is grain with just the right amount of sweetness. Light bodied. Pretty good for what it is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dukeandduke (123) - Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2015
(8/7 Bottle) Golden pour, thin head, mild carbonation. Mild aroma, wheat sweet taste, hint of blueberry and malt. Good offering by Sweetwater Brewery!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
skatanarchy (173) - - AUG 6, 2015
스윗워터 브루 - 스윗워터 블루 4.8% ABV 블루베리가 첨가된 녀석으로 친구의 추천으로 구입. 딱 예상대로의 맛으로, 맥주의 맛을 저해하지 않는 선까지만 자연스런 블루베리를 드러내는 레시피는 제법 인상적 https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CardsPackHawks (135) - Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Picked up a bottle from the camp store, while camping in Tennessee. A good summer beer that is easy drinking with just a touch of blueberry. The blueberry is so subtle, hard to call it a fruit beer. More like a light beer with a hint of blueberry. I would definitely get this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
D91ICE (10) - Georgia, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Back porch, preheating charcoal for huge burgers. For what it is, it's a great beer. Tastes like it's supposed to. Would I buy it again? Yes. Do I want this with a fat burger? No. But it's nice to sip on while hanging around the house. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (4150) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Draft pour. White head. Blueberry bud light would be a good analogy. It's pretty good though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (2279) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Nice amber/gold color; Light to medium body; Aroma of sweet malt, & subtle blueberries; Flavor of slight sweet malt, fruit (mild blueberries), and light spice; Crisp finish; Pretty decent for what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (1057) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUL 17, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured golden, clear with a thin white head, not a lot of retention and no lacing. Aroma of wheat and blueberries. Taste is pretty much the Sam but with the addition of the sweetness from the malts. Interesting, perhaps I’m glad I tried it, but nothing really special here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Paigeturner (98) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Golden clear with some blueberry aroma. Fizzy and regular type of light beer with blueberries. Lean not much too it, refreshing to say.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ccex (1080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2015
12 oz. bottle pours a clear golden color with small white head and no lacing. Aroma has grains and blueberry. Taste is sweet and full of blueberries, with just a reminder that this might be a wheat beer underneath all the blueberry flavor. Body is light with lively carbonation and a crisp mouthfeel. Nothing too complex here, but a refreshing drink for a hot day, which seems to be perfect for people who don’t like the taste of normal beer or my favorite abnormal beers. I doubt I’ll buy this novelty again.

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