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Wild Blue - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
52
awful

1,343 Ratings
THE BROS
40
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Ratings: 1,343
Reviews: 546
rAvg: 2.18
pDev: 42.66%
Wants: 14
Gots: 105 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-27-2005)
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Photo of LoganMc
1.8/5  rDev -17.4%

LoganMc, Tuesday at 05:17 PM
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2/5  rDev -8.3%

VonZipper, Tuesday at 04:27 PM
Photo of saison90
3/5  rDev +37.6%

saison90, Tuesday at 02:53 PM
Photo of Botulizard
1.25/5  rDev -42.7%

It tastes like cough syrup, both on the palate and in the aftertaste. It's simply shocking. I've long clamored for a blueberry beer that is so intensely blueberry that it pours purple, and thought that this might be the answer to my prayers, but no. A higher-than-expected ABV (8%) gives it .25 brownie points, but it can't save the beer overall. I'd recommend steering clear.

Botulizard, Monday at 09:39 PM
Photo of bundy462
2/5  rDev -8.3%

bundy462, Sunday at 10:36 PM
Photo of JackNip
2.75/5  rDev +26.1%

JackNip, Sunday at 01:15 AM
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.75/5  rDev +72%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wild Blue Lager has a medium, fizzy, pink head, which maintains itself much longer that one would expect, a clear, ruby-red, bubbly appearance, and splotchy lacing. Aroma is of grainy, pungent lager beer and acidic blueberry juice. Taste is the same, with essentially no noticeable bitterness, but definite fruit acidity. Mouthfeel is heavy, slick, and filling, and Wild Blue Lager finishes wet, sweet, and heavy. Not a beer for me, but still well-crafted and executed.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of Chrislovesbacon
1/5  rDev -54.1%

Chrislovesbacon, Oct 24, 2014
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2/5  rDev -8.3%

jaswilson2, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of TonyLaP40
4.56/5  rDev +109.2%

TonyLaP40, Oct 21, 2014
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1.2/5  rDev -45%

ramonjkk, Oct 21, 2014
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2/5  rDev -8.3%

Nichols33, Oct 21, 2014
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2/5  rDev -8.3%

Shatter, Oct 21, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -31.2%

WallstreetB, Oct 20, 2014
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2/5  rDev -8.3%

WhatRobEats, Oct 20, 2014
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2/5  rDev -8.3%

arum93, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of Billolick
2.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Billolick, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of Thwacker
5/5  rDev +129.4%

This is my wife's favorite beer, and I make a great effort to never run out of of Wild Blue. One Wild Blue and my wife is "Happy"! And when she's happy, she is always in the mood to make me happy. Anyone who gives this brew a bad score does so because it is an unconventional beer flavor. It tastes like the Blue Berries it is made from. The flavor is so intense that I am not ashamed to admit that I enjoy this girly beer, but then, I love Blueberry pie!

Thwacker, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of hophugger
2.5/5  rDev +14.7%

Watered down grape juice..Watered down grape juice....Oh sorry, you were waiting for my review. If you are looking for some mild juice to go with your breakfast or something to quench the thirst real fast, this is it. Beer, I do not think so. Oh well...

hophugger, Oct 15, 2014
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1/5  rDev -54.1%

ProChorus, Oct 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev +37.6%

JuMa44, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of dorlandenator
2.5/5  rDev +14.7%

Not horrible, but I wouldn't buy it again. If you need a blueberry fix, Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout will blow your mind.

dorlandenator, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of Beerisgoodness
1.48/5  rDev -32.1%

Beerisgoodness, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of sydsview
5/5  rDev +129.4%

Why is Wild Blue no longer being distributed in Minneapolis, Minnesota? It's my all-time favorite and I can't find it anywhere anymore!

sydsview, Oct 09, 2014
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Wild Blue from Anheuser-Busch
52 out of 100 based on 1,343 ratings.