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RATINGS: 517   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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 (6743) - 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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (1865) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Evolutionary (298) - Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2014
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2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nimbleprop (5183) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gururyan (620) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Wasn't expecting to care for this, but I have to admit that this makes me want blueberry pancakes. Imagine a nice wheat, that doesn't bloat, but with a pleasant blueberry aftertaste. On tap at brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ramboraffe (718) - SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2014
On tap. Clear golden with white head. Smell is hoppy fruity and berries. Taste is sweet fruity with a little floral hoppy. Semi sweet with low bitterness and low carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arn8897 (46) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Pours a deep gold color with a white head. Smells of blueberries and wheat. Light on the palate. Subtle blueberry taste. Clean crisp finish. Very easy drinking summer beer.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrnate (1) - - SEP 22, 2014 does not count
The smell was skunky & it was way before the expiration. Color was nice golden blonde but the blueberry taste was like artificial kind found in cereal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
moomilkparty (11) - - SEP 15, 2014
Real strong candy blueberry smell on opening. Pour, no head cloudy light Amber. Flavor not as bad as expected with a balanced beer blueberry flavor.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ordybill (119) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Poured from a12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- slight hint of blueberries followed by a wheat backdrop Appearance- this beer is a clear golden color. A one inch white head that doesn’t stay long Taste- A definite taste of semi-sweet blueberries and wheat. Not a bad combo Palate- A mildly carbonated and slightly dry feel. Definitely a summer time brew Overall- an OK summer time brew, I really hoped that I would have enjoyed this more. It is brewed locally so I think I need to give it another try and see if I wasn’t giving it, its do.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (3232) - 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.


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