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Kinda Blue Blueberry Wheat Beer - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Kinda Blue Blueberry Wheat BeerKinda Blue Blueberry Wheat Beer

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BA SCORE
73
okay

229 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 19.17%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rayek on 06-20-2010)
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GarrettB

Colorado

2.6/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Proper American barbeques usually feature at the very least a choice of desserts, maybe two or three. Better would be a sampler tray. Best is when the desserts take up a table larger than the grill. I found myself in just such a situation, staring down an assembly of sweets and sugars that added a few more courses to my outdoor meal. The fruits were sweet, the brownies expertly browned, but my final dessert came as a surprise. The Boulder Beer Blueberry Wheat was a surprising conclusion to a parade of sweets, holding its own against the chewables. The aroma is surprisingly thick; many fruit beers have a thin vapor of fruit, but the Boulder Beer Blueberry Wheat was passionately blue and berry. The body is thin, leaving room for the acidic fruit flavor, which starts strongest with the early sip, but keeping a strong consistency through the aftertaste. The blueberry really does feature as the central flavor of this beer, delivering a bright, Spring flavor on a backdrop of clean, wheat flavor. Beers that graft fruit flavors to some light beer style tend to disappoint, but this is a very welcome exception.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2011 20:57:17 | More by GarrettB
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S: Bready wheat notes, maybe a little chalky, faint whiffs of tart blueberry. Clean. Actually very little on the nose, you really have to strain to pick everything out.

T: Juicy blueberries up front. Very slight blueberry tartness after a few seconds. Yeast is very clean and neutral. Flashes of wheat. Finish is basically nonexistent.

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Kinda Blue Blueberry Wheat Beer from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
73 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.