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Blueberry Cobbler - Funky Buddha Brewery

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Reviews: 40
Hads: 301
Avg: 3.77
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 77
Gots: 56 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: dimenhetfield on 06-26-2011

Lager with blueberries, vanilla and cinnamon added
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Photo of NolaHopHead
3.48/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours amber with a purplish hue. Aroma is filled with cinnamon spice. They hit the blueberry cobbler taste. Sweet n sugary with cinnamon spice, a little nutmeg and tart blueberries. Mouthfeel is a little flat n thin. Overall a little too sweet and spicy for me to drink regularly or more than one. But interesting, glad i got to try it.

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz glass into a Speiglau Wheat beer glass.

Look is amber and hazy with a slightly blue color? that might just be because of the name. No head.

Aroma is heavy cinnamon sugar with slight vanilla.

Taste is vanilla and cinnamon, there is a tartness to the beer but not a strong blueberry flavor.

Interesting to try but I can't see myself ordering multiple ones of these.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.07/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a wheat beer with blueberries, vanilla, and cinnamon. its awesome, tastes exactly like blueberry cobbler, not cloying at all, not artificial, i really dug it. its pale purple in color, see through still, with some sediment swirling aound and not much head. the color is unique, but it doesnt look all that impressive. vanilla and blueberry are prominent in the nose, really vibrant and fresh baked. the wheat is like the crumb topping on top, hints of brown sugar and buttery crust, its all there. it reminds me of some of those flavor beers that shorts puts out, really odd but really genuine in their flavors. the blueberry and vanilla are in equal portions in the flavor, sweet but not out of proportion, and the cinnamon is more of an accent flavor in the finish. it truly does taste like the dessert, but its not so weird i wouldnt drink a whole bunch of them usually these things are novelties, but not here, i would drink it all fall, really takes me someplace. i wish we could get more of their beer out here, everything ive had from them has been insanely good.

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Photo of Shaler_Tate
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

This beer has me torn. I enjoyed the flavor. I get notes of cinnamon and nutmeg along with the blueberry much like you would see in a cobbler. My issue was the nose. It smelled a lot like cough syrup to me and I couldn't get over the unpleasant smell enough to truly enjoy the beer.

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Photo of mtvolkens
3.33/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Definitely blueberry cobbler. Just not my thing. A very odd aroma, I didn't get blueberries, but something else fruity. Definitely sweet cream aromas in there though. Taste is a tart blueberry with a slight malty sweetness to give that pie flavor.

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Photo of jhartley
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Cuvee glass out of a 12 oz. bottle. Bottled 01/22/15
Beautiful purple tinted to red body, thin amount of head. Real blueberries used to brew this beer.
First smell is of vanilla! Tons of vanilla, hint of cinnamon and then blueberries. Smells like a sweet blueberry cobbler to be sure!
Taste...WOW! It's just like eating a blueberry cobbler with melted vanilla ice cream. Sweet, vanila-y (is that a word), delicious.
Mouthfeel is light and sweet.
Overall, a delicious dessert beer. It comes through on it's promise of tasting like Blueberry Cobbler, because that is exactly what it is. A little sweet, but c'mon what are you expecting when you buy a beer like this?

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Photo of emptyglassagain
3.18/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I was excited to try this but it just missed the mark. The red color is nice and unique. The nose is blue very sweetness with lots of vanilla. The taste is overly tart with more blueberry and vanilla but the vanilla is too strong at this point. The mouthfeel is grabbing at my whole mouth with the tartness and dryness but it's overly sticky. Almost like a spritzer. Not what I expected and not one I enjoyed. I'd like to give extra points for the style and creativity but I can't really get what they were going for. I was surprised and maybe I just didn't get it the goal of the brewer but it won't keep away from the Buddha.

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Photo of ThrewRedButter
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L - Dark orange blending to plum. Almost no head.

S - Cinnamon bomb with subtle blueberries and some vanilla.

T - Blueberries finally showed up, and in a big way. Buttery, bready graham cracker crust with a huge cinnamon finish and aftertaste.

F - Light, but not thin with plenty of carbonation to go around. Tastes bigger than its abv thanks to sweetness and big, dessert-like flavors.

O - Exactly as advertised, but executed well. Great alternative to typical after dinner beers.

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Photo of ONovoMexicano
2.83/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12 ounce bottle served into an English pub glass.

Sudsy and effervescent head with a slight fizzy sound to it. Scattered lacing develops as it recedes. An impressive tornado of carbonation swirls from the glass's base upwards through the burgundy-colored but crystal clear liquid. 4.5

Blueberry cobble is captured on the aroma. Distinct blueberry, a pie-crust sort of aroma, and a swirl of vanilla and cinnamon. One thing though is there's something buttery or synthetic to the vanilla and cinnamon that gives the aroma an artificial quality. 2.75

Conflicting flavors and sensations permeate this beer. There's tartness, thick buttery qualities, and something in the finish that sticks to the bridge of the mouth awkwardly like peanut butter can. Weird and unique in a way I don't care for. The flavors seem discombobulated as the tart blueberry, decent on its own, doesn't mesh well with the peculiar blend of vanilla and caramel that still comes off as artificial. T- 2.75 M- 2.5

I don't care for this at all. It's artificial feeling and messy and fails to even deliver on drinkability, despite the wheat beer with blueberry concept seeming to lend itself to something easy to down.

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Photo of FrancisSmooth
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Blueberry cobbler. Lets see where this one takes us...

Blueberry-esque color, very vanilla on the nose. Tart in the body, a little hint of blueberry. For as far fetched of a flavor they went for, I think they did well. This is a good changeup beer. Almost an after dinner type beer, like a cordial.

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Photo of BrownNut
3.44/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Of all the beers I was looking forward to trying at FB, this was the top, but it wound up being the clear worst of eight. I've only had it once, and only on tap, so I can't speak to batch-to-batch differences or tap-to-bottle differences, but in early August at the newer place in Oakland Park it was all vanilla and no blueberry. I didn't notice the advertised cinnamon either. You know how too much vanilla extract in something can be overpowering? That's what this was. Not to Southern Tier Creme Brulee levels, but I definitely didn't want any more of this beer. Smelled like too much vanilla and tasted way too much like it and nothing else about it mattered. Booo. Good news is that this brewery is seriously skilled and knocked it out of the park with a bunch of others.

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Photo of Myotus
4.11/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pilsner glass (per bottle instructions).
LOOK: Pours with a finger's worth of foam that is an extremely light lavender color, nearly white. The foam head halves itself after 20 seconds. Not quite amber in color nor copper. Looks like the color of peach tea. Acending bubbles are in abundance leaving me to wonder why the head isn't bigger. Lacing is thin and moderate.
SMELL: Wow. This actually smells like cobbler. There are mild aromas of graham cracker, blueberry, and vanilla that deliciously entangle with hints of cinnamon, wheat, spicy hops, and bitter hops.
TASTE: Initial taste is... Wow. This is really tasty. Strong blueberry flavors mix with mild cinnamon graham cracker flavors up front. Strong vanilla flavors enter immediately after along with hints of wheat and spicy hops (no bitter hops could be detected by the palate probably because they were overpowered by all the sweetness, which is fine by me) as cinnamon graham cracker flavors persist, but blueberry flavors grow even stronger.
FEEL: Light-bodied (lame!) with subtle carbonation (not lame!). Goes down smooth, but wouldn't call it creamy. Cinnamon in the brew playfully agitates the tongue. This one finishes with a subtle dryness.
NOTE: This was my first beer from Funky Buddha. This was absolutely amazing. It was so sweet! I love sweet things. If you don't, especially in your beer, I can see how you wouldn't like this one too much. I can't wait to try some of their other brews!

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Photo of calitrie1486
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I was excited for this beer just based on the name. However upon consumption I was pretty disappointed. It definitely lives up to its name but just seemed a bit too artificial for me.

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Photo of rlee1390
4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not much blueberry, but great cobbler flavor. Cinnamon, vanilla, bread, an amazing dessert beer. If the blueberry was better this beer would be amazing. The crust flavor was near perfect though.

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Photo of LittleMurphyDog
2.98/5  rDev -21%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

From a 12oz bottle poured into lager glass. Color is yellow Amber. Lots of cinnamon in the first whiff. The taste is all cobbler and cinnamon, very little blueberry. I am sure the feel is fine but the smell and taste of a crisp made me expect the grittiness of a baked desert. Not a good experience for me.

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Photo of gonzo000
2.88/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This beer had no blueberry qualities IMO. The vanilla stole the show with some cinnamon in the middle and FUNK on the finish that was hard to pin down and assign a flavor to. Maybe plastic. The finish never seemed to go away. not one of my favorites, but if it were called cinnamon bun, it might get a 2.9.

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Photo of M_chav
3.48/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a beautiful dark peachy/cognac color with immediately dissipating foam.
Wow, straight up blueberry cobbler, no joke. I definitely get the crusty/graham cracker notes with tons of blueberry goodness, smell very sweet - kudos for all of what I just described but for some reason I don't think this smell appetizing at the moment - I think because its in a beer.
Ok, this tastes pretty good but seems still too much like food. Cinnamon comes out and the blueberry resides
its thin, but then again this seems to be the way the brewery intended
Overall this is a cool beer, for me something I will not seek out again. Still unique and outside the normal realm of beer, appreciated for sure.

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Photo of Treyliff
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a flute glass

A- pours a clear deep golden-orange color with a small fizzy and foamy white head that reduces to a grin around the edge

S- smells just like a blueberry pastry; big cinnamon aroma with a toasted malt backbone that resembles flaked pastry crust, the vanilla addition adds aromas of sticky bun icing. The blueberry is subtle and adds a nice sweet & fruity aroma

T- cinnamon stands out immediately, quickly followed by a creamy and sweet vanilla, resembling vanilla whipping cream, finishes a bit tart with flavors of unripe blueberry carrying out into the linger

M- medium-light body with moderate carbonation leads to a slightly foamy mouthfeel that continues into a crisp dry finish

O- quite a unique beer, in true FB form, it's amazing how they can resemble food with the aromas/flavors of their beers. Definitely worth a try

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Photo of cosmicevan
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

big thanks to Greg for the hookup! enjoyed from a funky Buddha mini. pours a deep amber orange thin fizzy head. nose is other worldly with huge vanilla and cinnamon...falls flat a bit on the taste at first but as I drank, I found it to be a wonderful sweet dessert beer. smell is divine and the flavor is pretty artificial, but it gets bether as it opens. cool and unique beer, but a one and done for me since it is not in the shelf...worth a taste.

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Photo of catlover4120
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Had one last night at a friends, this is from the 4-pack that was recently released.
The color and aroma were superb. A beautiful reddish hue on this beer, and completely smelling like blueberry cobbler. It was perfect.

Unfortunately the taste didn't live up to the aroma, the blueberry flavor is very muted and the body is very thin. This is a huge step down from the 22oz bottles they released a while back and a bit of a disappointment.

It's still an alright beer, but I'm happy to let these sit on the shelf.

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Photo of Beer4B
2.64/5  rDev -30%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Decent nose with cinnamon and vanilla. However, the blueberry tasted like extract and didn't blend well at all with the other spices and flavors. The wheat base really doesn't do this beer any favors in my opinion. Just didn't work altogether.

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Photo of Buck89
4.21/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampled on tap at the brewery. Poured a beautiful light plum and rosy color with a nice white head. Aroma was citrusy with floral and blueberry notes. Taste was a great mix of blueberry, orange, citrus and earthy bitter with mild sweet malt notes. Finish was dry and clean. A wonderful beer. Could drink this all day.

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Photo of zac16125
4.48/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Lounge in Boca

A: Golden amber with reddish hues, small white head, dissipates quickly, leaves only a trace amount if lacing. 4.25

S: Incredible aroma. Sugary and cinnamon, like Cinnamon Toast Crunch or Cinnamon Teddy Graham's. Pie crust doughiness, very subtle blueberry. Phenomenol. 5

T: Tart and sweet blueberries up front, sweet cinnamon sugar pie crusty in the finish. 4.25

M/D: Medium body, maybe a bit syrupy, drinkability is good, carbonation is appropriate. 4.25

O: Really interesting and enjoyable. 4.5

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Photo of Notacraftdrinker
1.93/5  rDev -48.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

One of the worst beers I've personally ever had. Hate to say if because I love funky buy wow. So much cin and other spices and one of the worst finishes I've experienced. Returning the rest of 4 pack I bought

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Photo of dar482
3.57/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The aroma has a bit of sugary sweetness and cinnmaon.

The flavor follows with that theme of apple pie spice and cinnamon up front, a malty sweetness, but generally lacking in flavor.

A very tame beer that tasted of "beer water" with cinnamon.

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Blueberry Cobbler from Funky Buddha Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.