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Florida Avenue Blueberry - Cold Storage Craft Brewery

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Florida Avenue Blueberry
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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.02%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cold Storage Craft Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ktrillionaire on 02-25-2011)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Notes 3/13. Bottle, 12 oz from tasting room, poured into pint glass. Pours a medium straw in color with just a touch of haze. A thin whitish cap doesn't linger for long but continues to drop some lace. Good but needs a bit more carbonation.

Aroma of light grain and a pleasant blueberry character and with a touch of lemony hop character with warming. Taste follows suit with a bit of graininess and some berry. Finish is drier than expected after a flash of berry. Decent balance as the fruit is present and accounted for but doesn't try to tackle you.

Feel is smooth and easy, not too sweet given the fruit, and showing a touch of wheat character. Overall an unobtrusive ale, simple yet refreshing when cold and still stands up to a bit of warming with a subtle and supporting fruitiness. An odd favorite from the three beers sampled.

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Florida

3.73/5  rDev +12%
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Pours a hazy yellow with a white head that reduces to a thin layer.

Big blueberry aroma. The label says "blueberry flavor added," so I'm not sure if it's real blueberries or just artificial flavor.

The flavor, like the aroma, is big on blueberry. Though there is still a decent amount of malt flavor in there.

Nice body.

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Poured from bottle into a pint glass. Place yellow with almost no head, and what is there quickly disappears with no lacing and small streams of random bubbles.

Aroma is almost nothing but artificial blueberry. Smells like the blueberries used in muffins.

Flavor is bland ale with hint of blueberries in the back. Only real place they show up is in the burp.

Beer is thin and fizzy. Overall not that great. I don't typically like fruit beers, and now I still don't.

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NeroFiddled

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3.93/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I stopped in at the tasting room one night with my wife and her mother. We'd just sat down and before I'd even noticed it on the beer list, they'd already ordered the blueberry ale. They were giddy with excitement at how good it was! I, however, found it fairly basic. It's obviously just the Florida Avenue with blueberry extract added. They don't use any fruit, and it's basically the same blueberry ale you've had in brewpubs across the country for the last 20 years - that's not to say it's bad, just that it's fairly common. I thought it was nicely balanced with enough, but not too much, blueberry. And there's a well-balanced beer behind that. It is what it is, and I'm glad they're doing it because it should bring in business. Worth trying.

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KajII

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2.8/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

[Best served in a Weizen glass]

The pour was a clear pale yellow with a huge (3-4 finger) white frothy head that receded rather quickly (doing so in the first minute), down to a thin cap with fair spotty lacing.

The aroma was of a grain malt, a light earthy yeast and a mild grassy hop with a big note of blueberry.

The taste was lightly sweet with a mild blueberry presence throughout and possessed a nice mild wheat presence towards the end. Flavor was short lived with a light taste of blueberry that faded steadily towards the finish.

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Florida Avenue Blueberry from Cold Storage Craft Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.