True Blue Blueberry Ale - Bar Harbor Brewing Company
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Reviews by dherling:
3.9/5 rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Poured out a dark caramel brown with a thin white film, head dissipated quickly. Nose was subtle, slight malt and hops, not a lot there. The taste started maltey, and a bit metallic. The blueberries are there, bringing up the rear. Not overpowering or cloying, pleasent and balanced. Had a smooth and crisp mouthfeel, with a quick finish, slightly lingering fruit, resfreshing and dirnkable.
Serving type: bottle
02-03-2008 02:47:07 | More by dherling
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3.76/5 rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured on-tap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a bright, golden-copper coloring with a frothy, foamy, white head. Great looking beer. Nose of toasted grains and a tart/sweet blueberry character. Very balanced nose. Flavors are light and smooth, with a subtle grain backbone and blended blueberry overtone. Light and balanced. Smooth bodied, with a grainy aftertaste. Slightly sharp, clean finish. This beer is very easy to drink. Also, it makes a mean Black and Blue.
Serving type: on-tap
08-23-2013 02:09:52 | More by GarthDanielson
3.03/5 rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
12oz bottle into a Duvel tulip.
A: Clear orange body; thin head of frothy off-white foam. Mediocre retention and lacing. Ok.
S: It's fruity, but more in an overripe stone fruit kind of way than a fresh blueberry one. Some sweet caramel malt, too. Not exactly pleasant.
T: Malty up front, with caramel and toasted bread leading in to some blueberry flavor midway through. Dull, bittersweet finish. A bit of fruit on the aftertaste, but not much. Pretty boring.
M: Highly carbonated medium body; starts out a little prickly but ends with some nice creaminess.
O: I had this back-to-back with Atlantic's Bar Harbor Blueberry Ale, and was surprised how strikingly different they were. That beer, while far from spectacular, did a nice job highlighting the blueberries. Fruit is more of an afterthought here, but sadly the base beer isn't too interesting.
Serving type: bottle
10-09-2012 01:06:03 | More by woosterbill
True Blue Blueberry Ale from Bar Harbor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.