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Wachusett Blueberry Ale - Wachusett Brewing Company

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Wachusett Blueberry AleWachusett Blueberry Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

338 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 18.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This ale defines the style. A slight aroma of blueberry, balanced by a subtle flavor that gets fermented into this delicious wheat ale.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-28-2001)
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler, the beer is a pale, crystal clear, watery yellow color with a thin, lignt, white head that is low profile and barely holding together. Aromas of light sweet and tart blueberry, and it actually smells like the fruit instead of syrupy like some blueberry brews. Toasted grains and cereal make up the initial flavor, as well as the backbone of the palate, with a roasted feel towards the end of it. The blueberry tart and sweet drops in subtly about half way across the tongue, giving a lightness and decent blending to the flavors. The aftertaste kind of crashes down to minimal and muddled, which is a letdown from the consistency to this point. The finish is tangy and tart, but very brief overall. This beer started good out of the gate, but unfortunately came up lame around turn 3.

Serving type: on-tap

02-29-2012 16:43:08 | More by GarthDanielson
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.4%

02-18-2012 16:32:14 | More by TimoP
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

When i poured this one into a pint glass, it has a gold color body with a little fizzy white head. The smell is of blueberrys with not much else. The taste is of blueberry with some grain on the back of the tongue. The mouth feel is very carbonated, and is a easy drinker. Overall it is a average fruit beer IMO.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 04:04:18 | More by chefhatt
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

01-30-2012 00:31:39 | More by Goldfishman
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JerseyKirk

New Jersey

3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: crystal clear straw to gold color. Nice r finger white head with medium bubbles. Very pillowy head. Nice carbonation.

S: piney, earthy, slight sweetness, spicy, herbal, slight bread. Not much if any blueberry.

T: hint of blueberry with a bready fullness. A little tart. Crisp and refreshing but lacking a ton of flavor. Definitely extract blueberry flavor.

M: Finish is sweet and very smooth.

O: I wouldn't call this a blueberry beer. I wouldn't know it except I poured the bottle. More pine in the nose. Blueberry in the taste but only a hint.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 19:44:53 | More by JerseyKirk
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

2.48/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours pale yellow with a fizzy white head. No lace, but I'm impressed that this retains a ring of slight foam for so long. The troubling part is why the beer was in the pint for so long.

This is blueberry beer, but it is very hard to get a malt profile on this one. Big berry aroma, like the dried ones you get in cereal. If you get some light malt, it is just a whiff.

Blueberry up front, which works. The rest of this beer is a mess. Some malt, soda water, a peppery hint, lightly sour grain, and light bitter and blueberry to finish.

Very light bodied. A little fizzy.

Part of a 12 pack mix. Not worth having again.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 05:39:06 | More by OtherShoe2
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.4%

01-28-2012 04:22:04 | More by EvanWilliams
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AndrewM90

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-28-2012 01:27:30 | More by AndrewM90
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vado

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

01-16-2012 22:43:23 | More by vado
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

2.95/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A- Golden, light penetrates easily. Less then a finger of head, practically no lacing.

S- Very strong smell of blueberries. Smells exactly like a blueberry muffin.

T- Blueberry Taste very apparent and overpowering.

M- Lots of carbonation, tastes kind of like a blueberry flavored soda. Not too hard to drink.

O- If you are a fan of blueberries and like sweet, fruity beers then I would recommend this beer to you. I wasnt that big of a fan, but it wasn't terrible. Probably won't purchase this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2012 02:53:45 | More by jaasen64
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mbs11

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

01-14-2012 01:25:53 | More by mbs11
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

01-05-2012 15:32:41 | More by Gregwa
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-05-2012 02:56:53 | More by BigCheese
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cashbrook

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +19.4%

12-29-2011 00:29:49 | More by cashbrook
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nate1357

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -3%

12-13-2011 22:46:54 | More by nate1357
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +19.4%

12-10-2011 23:58:41 | More by brokentee
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rab53

Washington

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-10-2011 03:26:44 | More by rab53
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +19.4%

12-05-2011 02:15:15 | More by tclapper
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +49.3%

12-04-2011 00:31:47 | More by RoryOMoore
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codon2004

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -10.4%

11-29-2011 23:51:02 | More by codon2004
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beerman999999

New York

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-23-2011 02:25:52 | More by beerman999999
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-21-2011 22:54:24 | More by Burt
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ZacharyJ

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -40.3%

11-20-2011 22:09:37 | More by ZacharyJ
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-19-2011 19:18:47 | More by PEIhop
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-18-2011 16:30:39 | More by waiting4lunch
Wachusett Blueberry Ale from Wachusett Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.