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RATINGS: 1866   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat follows the centuries old American tradition of brewing beer with native ingredients, in this case Michigan cherries as well as a touch of honey. The sweet fruitiness of the cherries is balanced against the crisp, cereal note from the malted wheat and the subtle citrus flavor from the Noble hops. The end result is a sweet, refreshing beer that is light on the palate but long on complexity. Introduced in 1995 as a summer seasonal brew, Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat developed a large enough following to be introduced as a year round style. Its distinct cherry character has made it one of the most unique and well liked styles of Samuel Adams beer ever. Cherries are added at two different points during the brewing process. Once during the mash and again during finishing.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
austinpowers (2828) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2002
Shockingly, this fruit beer is very pleasant. Its not really all that wheaty but is light and spicy on the palate with a decent but not large head. Problem is, the bottle says they added cherry flavor, which sounds like syrup to me. Hell, it tastes good, and thats the bottom line.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2002
oddlly enough, one of the tastier fruity beers that ive tried - the cherry is a nice change from raspberry. Drink no more than one at a time....

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheRimmer (483) - Florida, USA - MAY 28, 2002
Very easy to drink with the right amount of cherry. It gets a little over powering after 3 bottles. Fantastic head retention (due from the wheat) and great carbonation and mouth feel. Nothing really wrong with it. My first cherry...ah ah i guess you could say i popped this cherry ah ah ah! how witty a pun is that! ok im stopping now...no i will not go to hell because you want me to. Good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DEbeer (192) - West Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2002
Smells like cherry ice cream before tasting. Tastes like cherry slushy. Has a hit of cherry cough drop, also. The aftertaste is alright, though. I dont think that I would drink more than one of these. I have been known to leave some in the bottle before, too, but since it is Sam, I have to be kind.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ravidesai (978) - Bombay, INDIA - MAY 26, 2002
mild fruit wheat ale. more wheat taste than cherry. light, and would make a refreshing summer drink.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scooby (50) - Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2002

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Merc (313) - Pullman, Washington, USA - MAY 24, 2002
Icky. Might not be too bad if they just left it with the cherrys and didnt add the cherry syrup. Disgusting aroma, flavour isnt all that bad but isnt exactly good either. The only beer my grandmother likes.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - MAY 23, 2002
I just cant believe that Sam Adams has the audacity to call this a beer. This is some vile shit. Ughhh. If you have any appreciation for wheat beers, lambics, or krieks dont try this. You might puke. And then,... Youll cry because, yes,... indeed someone actually calls this beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
qwikstreet (43) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2002
Very good fall tasting brew. Can not drink too many.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sickboy282 (1114) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 16, 2002
A very light and crisp wheat brew with a nasty flavor less cherry flavor.


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