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Sweetwater Blue - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
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906 Ratings
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Ratings: 906
Reviews: 264
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 18.75%
Wants: 10
Gots: 119 | 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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Photo of sommersb
3.33/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tasted On: 09-08-2012
Freshness: Best by 09-27-2012
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Signature glass
Purchased: Single from Kroger

Pours a clear, golden color and looks kind of like apple juice. The head is about a finger high and fades fairly quickly. A little amount of lacing stays on the glass.

Aromas are fruity and sweet and do smell of blueberries. I get a bit of earthiness as well.

Taste is also sweet and of blueberry fruits. No bitterness in this one. Carbonation is on the high end with a crisp mouthfeel. The body is fairly light. Aftertaste is more of the blueberry flavor.

This is a simple and refreshing fruit beer that would make a good gateway beer for someone new to craft brews.

sommersb, Sep 08, 2012
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1.3/5  rDev -61.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Poured into an A-B flute on 8/15/12

Best if enjoyed by: 08/30/12

Courtesy of PDXHops

Light, straw golden yellow color. Looks fairly watery. One thumb of bone white foam dwindles to a smooth, diminutive layer. Hardly any lace.

The blueberry notes in the aroma are wont to change; I'm picking up alternating notions of blueberry skin, flesh, Jolly Ranchers, cotton candy and War Heads. Soft tufts of wheat are timid. Hints of over-ripe berry rot every now and then.

This tastes like garbage water. Horrid, fake "blueberry," doughy wheat and metallic hops. The after taste is wretched.

The body is incredibly thin and plagued by overbearing, fizzy carbonation. The carbonation / body / flavor ratio is such that is feel like a fresh soda that has had water dumped in it.

Wow, this is undrinkable. Really, really terrible.

Ryan011235, Sep 05, 2012
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Photo of darkstar12
3.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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
Sweetwater Blue from SweetWater Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 906 ratings.