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Gahan House Blueberry Ale - The Gahan House

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Gahan House Blueberry AleGahan House Blueberry Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

15 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Gahan House visit their website
Prince Edward Island, Canada

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 07-21-2013)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle poured into pint glass 12/9/13

A very hazy golden orange with tiny particles everywhere, a dump down the middle give me a short lived soapy finger of foam that leaves some polka dot lace, not many visible bubbles

S smells of real fresh blueberries rather strong, some honey, leafy notes and sweet grains

T earthy and has a mild spicy kick, the blueberries I was loving on the nose have faded, dry cereal and after smelling it I was expecting more sugars

M medium bodied with more bubbles then I could see in the glass, a little gritty with spicy grains and faint fruit lingering

O smell was very promising but it didn't quite follow through in other areas, decent stuff don't get me wrong and I could sink a few on a hot day but I wouldn't go out of my way to get it

I was at the Gahan House a couple years ago in PEI and rather enjoyed it, if I remember correctly it was the best thing going on the island

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle. A white ale with wild blueberries is still a fruit beer. Thanks are in order to the Alberta rep for the sample bottles.

This beer pours a dark, and rather murky, sediment-strewn tarnished golden amber hue, with three fingers of puffy, billowy, and tightly foamy dirty white head, which leaves a broad spectrum of chunky ocean spray lace around the glass as it slowly moves south.

It smells quite strongly of blueberry tarts - semi-sweet grainy pastry and luscious field fruit, with a bit of flinty stoniness, and tame earthy, leafy hops. The taste is much less fruity - the blueberries kind of slinking away, leaving us with a musty, earthy representation of their former self - as a pale wheaty, predominately grainy malt flails about in the fruit-beer space-time continuum. A few whimpers of earthy, weedy hops add their weak voice to the matter.

The carbonation is present, able, and easily dismissed to its lesser duties, the body medium-light in weight, and mostly smooth, a clammy otherness slowly seeping into view of my upper palate. It finishes off-dry, the blueberries there in spirit, if not corporeally, and the wheaty, grainy malt counting out the days - 'til what, you'll have to ask it directly.

With a promising start, it was doubly disappointing to see this offering fall so sharply, so fast. There's nothing altogether off-putting about this overall, but the heady blueberry aroma makes me rue almost every subsequent sip, and that just ain't right. Sadly, I'm glad I only got the one.

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