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Wild Blue - Anheuser-Busch

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54
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1,431 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,431
Reviews: 593
rAvg: 2.22
pDev: 42.34%
Wants: 19
Gots: 176 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 09-27-2005

Wild Blue is a blueberry lager that fuses the juice of nature’s perfect fruit – blueberries – with premium American and German hops, two row and six-row barley malt and cereal grains. Wild Blue has a full taste with a pleasant blueberry aroma and flavor, and contains 8% ABV.
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Ratings: 1,431 | Reviews: 593
Photo of Poloplaya
3.6/5  rDev +62.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Simply not as bad as those ratings

Photo of Zachery_bureau
5/5  rDev +125.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I love the flavor and aroma of this beer. Almost taste like juice. Dangerously tastey, doesn't taste like an 8%

Photo of Squelley
1.44/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 1 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

I found this upsetting. I sent my best friend eleven texts attempting to articulate my displeasure after consuming a entire bottle. It's cloyingly sweet and MAYBE if this marriage of flavor were attempted with an IPA it would be passable but as a lager it's not working out, no bitterness to cut through. The color is also unsettling. Very flat, ultimately tastes like an accident.

Photo of LowPeg302
3.3/5  rDev +48.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Very sweet, very strong, not my favorite but not too bad.

Photo of OKbrew89
1.99/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Disturbing bluish purple color. Smells like fake blueberries. Tastes like a boozy blueberry malt beverage. Absolutely watery with no carbonation and a boozy aftertaste.
I didn't see the front of the label and immediately realized my mistake upon the first sip. Major oops. It's Anheuser Bush.

Photo of Richie_Inman
1.09/5  rDev -50.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

NO! NO! NO! Never again!

Photo of Jeff_Winger
2.92/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

As I enjoy blueberry muffins, syrup, buckle, etc, I also enjoyed this beer. It's not for everyone, but tasty and fairly crisp.

Photo of sweet-maltman_1
4.88/5  rDev +119.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not for everyone, but for those who really do not like the bitterness of most beers this is great way to go. Yes it is sweet. Yes it does really taste like blueberries with a little beer in the background (compared to other blueberry ales that taste like 90% beer with a little blueberry put in just to say it is there). For me that is much preferable to those "fake blueberry ales". But it is very drinkable and is remarkably refreshing. However be careful not to forget it is an 8% brew and if you down it like a soda or fruit drink, it will kick you. Anheuser-Busch got it right.

Photo of LaurenRJ13
2.94/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Kind of sweet and has a terrible color.

Photo of Lezlibelle
1.18/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1

I'm a woman and I thought this fruity "beer" was gross. I had to pour it out. The potential buzz off the 8% couldn't convince me to choke it down. I'm sad for this beer.

Photo of Lettsgo3
3.06/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Gives you a decent buzz due to alcohol content but has a bitter taste

Photo of WEBBEER
2.68/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

If it's natural flavor .. why does it taste like a popsicle ?

Photo of auswild
1.36/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 1 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

At first, I recoiled at the initial shock of this swill hitting my taste buds. My palate, having not enough time to recover from such horror, proceeded to endure several agonizing seconds while I mustered up the courage to ingest such misery. And then came the aftertaste, which I can only describe as tasting like how sadness feels. Wild Blue exists without my consent.

Photo of e56c3678
2.37/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Interesting, but doesn't taste like a beer. Had I not read the bottle, I would have thought it was a wine cooler.

Photo of Movember5
1.63/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Wild blue. Don't try this again

Photo of Ezra-Poundit
4.83/5  rDev +117.6%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A very solid beer for people who can't palate beer. Also, very dangerous because if you were like me you didn't realize it was 8% abv until after drinking 3 of them!

Photo of Dr_Unk
1.18/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

SO. This was in the premium section near all the locals and the Sierra Nevadas and etc. DID NOT realise it was AB Schwill. 8 percent, eh? So basically I'm figuring they brew some adjunct high gravity crap, then pour in some high fructose chemical blueberry shit, and WHAM there ya have it. Kinda misleading packaging and website. I expected a craft beer with some light fruit notes. I got gypped by macro garbage. GMO fructose headache, here I come!!!

Photo of Duff_Man
1.78/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Its kool-aid masquerading as beer. At best will give you cavities at worst will give you diabetes.

Photo of Nick0424
1.7/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 4 | overall: 1.5

So A-b makes this stuff but it's so bad they don't put there name anywhere on the bottle. Too sweet. I don't waste beer I drank them all and they'll get you pretty lit but this is some of the worst beer I've ever had

Photo of Kkosh
4.8/5  rDev +116.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Tastes and smells great just a little strong

Photo of Dr_King_Schultz
2.26/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 1 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Want to get drunk real fast? Then drink this juice. It's not beer, it's a high ABV juice.

Photo of tekstr1der
3.71/5  rDev +67.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Despite the hating here, this was tasty as heck. Pours _blue_ with a finger of _blue_ head, which both retains and laces. Aroma is blueberry. Taste is blueberry. Lack of booziness at 8% is fantastic and sweetness is nice. Girly or not, this stuff is fantastic.

Photo of SierraFlight
2.34/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours purple-red with thin head and modest bubbles. Lots of blueberry aroma as you might expect with some tartness and malt notes. Tastes like fizzy kool-aid with a little spice. Too sweet.

Photo of reptile3141
1.16/5  rDev -47.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Smells extremely sweet with an off-putting blueberry scent (smells way too smeet) and alcohol. The main off putter for me was the texture of this thing. It almost tastes like syrup. Won't be seeking this out again.

Photo of HisDewdness
4.33/5  rDev +95%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of the best beers I have had.

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Wild Blue from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,431 ratings.