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RATINGS: 879   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Features the nutty quench of a wheat ale combined with the delightful aromatics and subtle flavor contributed by Maine wild blueberries. Seasonal Blueberry Wheat Ale from Maine

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2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
JamesCory (54) - Wheeling, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2011
12 oz. bottle of Kennebunkport Brewing Co. Blueberry Wheat Ale, from Trader Joes.

Aroma: 3/10: Smells like straight-up Blueberry Pie Filling. And not the good kind, with the real blueberries mixed in to the gelatinous goo, but just the plain gelatinous goo.

Appearance: 2/5: With this being labeled as a wheat ale, I expected some of the typical cloudiness associated with wheat ales. I saw none of it.

Taste: 6/10: It actually tastes pretty darn good. Not great, but better than expected. Better than some of the similar-type beers.

Palate: For what it is, pretty refreshing. Medium-high carbo, relatively light, with a slight oilyness.

Overall: I expected to really hate this beer - on the order of total score <1. But, surprisingly, its not bad. Better than "Wild Blue" that you see all over, by AB. I anticipate that this beer would be great after a long yard mowing session... a unique summer beer - something different than all of the citrusy summer beer clones that have exploded on the market. The aroma is cheap-smelling, and the appearance isnt great; taste is just so-so... but, put them all together and the total is more than a sum of its parts. However - buyer beware - you must LOVE blueberry to love this beer. 8/20


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aggiebob (1046) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - APR 4, 2017
Draft?. Gold in color with a strong blueberry aroma and taste. Sweet taste with a smooth finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MBlessing (1178) - Wrttemberg, GERMANY - APR 2, 2017
Dunkles gelb schwacher schaum, leicht Blaubeeren im geruch dazu etwas malz und leichte wrze, im Geschmack dann krftig Blaubeeren dazu etwas sure etwas malz einigermaen herber Abgang

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ronritter (475) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 3, 2017
12 oz bottle pours golden quick fading whit head aroma bread and slight blueberry taste is hint of bluberries with sour yeast

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thorongil2 (2821) - , Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2017
(Tap) clear, bright golden colour with a small white head; aroma of blueberries, then hint of roast; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tranquillity (2205) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2016
Draft. Pale clear yellow body, small white head. The aroma is very artificial and sweet, but it has a hint of tartness. The taste is like bubblegum. Overall not bad, but way too artificial.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (1934) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2016
On tap at Yard House. This is a very tasty beer, the blueberry is present but subtle, I could drink a whole lot of these very refreshing babies.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tekstr1der (475) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 1, 2016
Assuming this is no longer a wheat beer, it pours a clear yellow/copper. Aroma is all blueberry. Flavor is a bit soda-like and blueberry flavored. This is drinkable but not great.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
edgallow (4039) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 29, 2016
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma and taste of blueberries and yeast.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Emeister84 (2380) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2016
On tap at World of Beer (Charlottesville, VA). Heavy blueberry aromas, funky bread. Clear burnished gold with a mostly fading white head. Actually pretty dry, some funky yeasty notes, blueberry. Light-medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDBaker11058 (2061) - Maryland, USA - AUG 20, 2016
appearance: very light yellow, slightly hazy, creamy white head, active carb (which may be from the bed of blueberries it was served on--according to the server this is standard). aroma: sweet blueberry nose, hint of lemon. taste: sweet blueberries, pie crust, lemongrass. finish: very slight sour wheat note to balance a bit of grass and lasting blueberry sweetness. notes: Look, its exactly what it says it is. Blueberry notes are of course prominent, and I guess Im a bit of a mark for the creative way its served, even if the blueberries in the glass serve to jump up the character of the beer a bit. Palate is nice and refreshing. Draught at World of Beer in Rockville.


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