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RATINGS: 563   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   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 youll smell the blueberry influence, but on the taste its extremely subtle and the finish is extra clean. Aint 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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christpuncher (3083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 4, 2013
A very fruity beer that is refreshing. Blueberry infused this one is better than other fruity beers I have had. Hoppy and fruity smelling. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kramer (6658) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2017
Pours a clear gold body with a small wispy white head. The nose is all blueberry extract with a bit of pale malt. The flavor is much the same, lots of fake tasting blueberry extract with minimal pale malt. Meh. This one rounded out a sampler platter or I wouldnt have gotten it. Pretty well what you would expect.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
pkbites (916) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 4, 2016
Average looking pour. Not as sweet as expected. Rather flat, no lacing. Somewhat lame to tell you the truth. I expected much more from this. On tap.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cajun (531) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Bottle - Pours a pale gold with fizzy white head. Aroma of blueberry muffin, blueberry juice. Mild flavors of blueberry bread (pancakes/muffin), juice, mild hops end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrnkMcDermott (3075) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2016
Loose bottle, $1 from Caputos. Pale lager color with a pinkish tinge. Smell has blueberry to it of course, but its not overly sweet or cloying. Taste is not really much more than an ordinary beer with blueberry flavoring. Nothing bad, just nothing to make it stand out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Larry_Duffman (517) - - SEP 19, 2016
I had it on tap. It pours golden with a small, white head. The aroma is blueberry and grain. The taste is the same. It wasnt overly sweet. This is a decent fruit beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ganache (5773) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle best enjoyed by 09/14/16. Nose is straight blueberry jam, sticky-jammy to the point is smells artificial. Hazy golden pour with lots of extra carbonation and a white head that fizzes itself out in about fifteen seconds. Taste lightly tart, very crisp, bready and lightly yeasty finish but not before tripping over cloying blueberry. Some sunny malt and it is clean and refreshing, with something of a mild ginger burn. [2016.08.13: 2.9]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (2630) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a tannish light color. Taste is crisp, sweet and slightly fruity without overdoing it. Not bad

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nejhleader (1542) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2016
Ehhhhh. It has an odd kind of blueberry taste. Im not sure what is appealing about this brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mjmoen (499) - - MAY 24, 2016
B+. Pours s cloudy straw color with white head. Can really smell the blueberry

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Andrew196 (1819) - Katy, Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Clear golden-yellow, no head. Aroma of grainy blueberry muffin. Flavor much the same with some crisp strawberries. Blueberries come out in the aftertaste....summery, but nothing special.

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