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Sweetwater Blue - SweetWater Brewing Company

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865 Ratings
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Ratings: 865
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 18.75%
Wants: 10
Gots: 97 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002)
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.58/5  rDev +6.5%

Served on tap into a pint glass at the Mellow Mushroom, Marietta, GA

A: Standard gold color, clear body, one finger foamy head that lasted a while, lots of persistent lacing

S: mild blueberries

T: Tasted like blueberries but not overly so. Some hops but not strong. Aftertaste a bit bitter.

M: Really good feel; carbonation is mild and right for the beer.

O: good summer fruit beer

darkstar12, Aug 03, 2012
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nrey15, Aug 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

penguinboat, Aug 01, 2012
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2.65/5  rDev -21.1%

A - Poured out a clear, pale golden yellow color with a small, short-lived head of fizzy foam. It left little to no lacing.

S - It smelled of blueberry. Yup, blueberry. Maybe there was wheat there, too.

T - Tasted of blueberry. There were some beer-like flavors, too.

M - It was crisp, sharp and fairly smooth. A light bodied brew with a dry finish.

O - This is what I expected. A Blueberry ale that is mostly blueberry and not particularly interesting.

zeff80, Jul 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

rolltide8425, Jul 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

tmm313, Jul 18, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev +2.7%

Poured into a snifter. Fresh from GA.

A - A rich golden yellow with a fair sized white head. Retention is average.

S - Jesus this is a burst of blueberry! Lots of sweetness followed by a subtle presence of malts.

T - Soft and follows the nose with great precision. A large amount of blueberries (hence sweetness) overcomes any other note that I can detect. As it warms, the beer gets more modest and is not as intense as when it hits the palette initially.

M - Fair sized body for such a fruity beer. The malts actually give this beer a fair sized backbone that keeps it from relaxing into a mush of fruit. Carbonation accents the sweetness and intensifies the richness of the taste.

O - This is truly a good beer if you are one for blueberries. I have known a fair number of friends who have enjoyed this brew, but personally I cannot get behind drinking such a rich and blueberry-infused brew. For anyone who loves the fruit, this is one to be sought after.

mscudder, Jul 18, 2012
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Sweetwater Blue from SweetWater Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 865 ratings.