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RATINGS: 718   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Not suited for timid or reserved beer drinkers, Wild Blue’s defining taste characteristic is its kick of natural blueberry flavor. The Blue Dawg Brewing team carefully selected a blend of hops and barley malt to ensure they complemented and balanced Wild Blue’s dominant blueberry notes, resulting in a robust and aromatic beer with a refreshing, palate-cleansing finish. Wild Blue is brewed with a blend of German hops from the Hallertau region in Bavaria and classic Aroma hops from the Willamette Valley in the Pacific Northwest. A combination of two- and six-row barley malt also was chosen specifically for this recipe. Beer lovers will appreciate this specialty fruit-infused lager’s striking burgundy color, ripe blueberry aroma and its ability to stand up to the strongest of foods.


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1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Zaprozdower (66) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 31, 2008
Big brewers seem to do their best to piss off real beer lovers, and AB did a good job of that. Tastes like a strong bud quality beer with some blueberry snow cone syrup mixed in. More like a wine cooler than a beer, very disappointing.


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jmcgavin12 (473) - Madison, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pours a dark blue. Aroma is faint but has hints of malt, blueberry, and alcohol. Taste is similiar with a hefty alcohol and sickly sweet aftertaste. Not a refreshing beer...

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tornes (12) - - JUL 11, 2014
It really is what it is, and a really good example in fruit beer. Doesn't taste like 8 %

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Brian087 (4) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2014 does not count
Fantastic fruity beer with a great refreshing taste. The aroma tops it off of blueberry and hops.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CPH2200 (281) - DENMARK - JUN 28, 2014
Purchased by error, mistaken for a lager. 8.0% abv. Blueberry colour little head. Sweet and juicy no bitternes. Some carbonation.

1.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
HuskerTan (463) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle. A- Blueberry, mixed berries. A- Dark purple color, hazy liquid, pink head. T- Blueberries, mixed berries, artificial, sweet, alcohol. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, artificial sweet finish. O- This felt like it belonged in the Lime a Rita series. 8% and full of crappy artificial fruit flavoring. There really wasn’t anything good about this. Really. Nothing.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Frank (2778) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2014
This has maybe slightly more beer character than Bud Light Lime-A-Rita. What beer character there is though is sort of stale, oxidized malts so I could honestly live w/ out it. This looks and tastes more or less like grape soda only w/ less carbonation. At eight percent alcohol, I suppose it can serve a certain purpose but otherwise leave this stuff alone.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HIGHB4LL (448) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle from Budweiser Fort Collins. Appearance: finger of pink head, ruby red color, clear, not much lacing. Aroma: tart blueberry. Palate: light body, lively carbonation, cloying sweetness. Taste: cloying sweetness, light tart. Overall, simple and overly sweet. poor beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jumbles (1) - - APR 12, 2014 does not count
Great beer for a refreshing taste. Do not pretend to be anything different than it is. Taste like nothing you have ever had before!

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
CelticJohnny (73) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle. Red with a half finger pink head. Smells of the blueberry. The taste is too cloying, can't really drink it. Has a very artificial taste. The palate is fair. Too sweet and I don't think about having it again! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
EyeAmBaldman (199) - Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Pours a rosy red with a thick pink head. Smells of blueberries. Taste is all blueberries with a bit alcohol bitterness. This was really a strange one for me. It’s kind of sweet and yet bitter on the backend. Interesting.


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