1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Not Rated.
Samuel Adams Cherry WheatSamuel Adams Cherry Wheat

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
72
okay

3,084 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,084
Reviews: 1,085
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 24.28%
Wants: 20
Gots: 132 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001)
View: Beers (127) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 3,084 | Reviews: 1,085 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by 3rdRowTailgater:
Photo of 3rdRowTailgater
3rdRowTailgater

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint glass. It pours a light copper color with about one finger's worth of head that. Leaves a little lacing on the glass.

The aroma is of cherries. Sweet, tart cherries and it's too strong for my liking. Some nice wheat smells come through at the end, but it's hard to reach them through all that cherry.

Luckily, the taste is not quite as cherry-centric as the aroma, but it's still too sweet with cherry for my liking. It does have a decent wheat beer taste to it, but in my opinion it's just too sweet.

Does have a decent mouthfeel with good carbonation and the nice wheat feel to it.

I'll be the first to admit that fruit beers are not usually my thing so it would be something special for me to want to continue drinking one. I am not sure I could force myself to drink another one of these.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2011 02:42:43 | More by 3rdRowTailgater
More User Reviews:
Photo of DMBfanCoop1258
DMBfanCoop1258


3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-12-2014 19:38:23 | More by DMBfanCoop1258
Photo of threedaggers
threedaggers

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

07-12-2014 14:09:01 | More by threedaggers
Photo of psychita
psychita

Utah

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-12-2014 07:39:30 | More by psychita
Photo of Lynch225
Lynch225


4/5  rDev +27.8%

07-12-2014 02:20:48 | More by Lynch225
Photo of TejasMtnBiker
TejasMtnBiker

Texas

4/5  rDev +27.8%

07-11-2014 20:03:13 | More by TejasMtnBiker
Photo of Gunnar12
Gunnar12


3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

07-11-2014 03:11:55 | More by Gunnar12
Photo of Comparison_Ford
Comparison_Ford

New York

2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

07-11-2014 01:50:50 | More by Comparison_Ford
Photo of Liverocks
Liverocks

Delaware

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-10-2014 09:59:39 | More by Liverocks
Photo of tommyguz
tommyguz

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

07-10-2014 04:55:45 | More by tommyguz
Photo of EEscobar
EEscobar

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-10-2014 02:40:29 | More by EEscobar
Photo of BikenBeerTwo
BikenBeerTwo

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

07-10-2014 01:32:01 | More by BikenBeerTwo
Photo of baconfromwalmart
baconfromwalmart

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light yellow, a bit of a head.

Smell: Holy cherries! The smell is strong but not obnoxious.

Taste: I was expecting more of a cherry flavor, but it's nice it isn't overpowering.

Mouthfeel: Thick and smooth, very pleasant. Not too much carbonation.

Overall: Pretty nice, would drink again :)

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 01:28:46 | More by baconfromwalmart
Photo of DeadWalkerAir
DeadWalkerAir

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-09-2014 18:52:31 | More by DeadWalkerAir
Photo of RobTheKnob
RobTheKnob

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-09-2014 09:29:36 | More by RobTheKnob
Photo of BearMittens
BearMittens

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-09-2014 04:57:07 | More by BearMittens
Photo of jbhopkins
jbhopkins

California

1/5  rDev -68.1%

07-08-2014 17:51:18 | More by jbhopkins
Photo of Garrettdane
Garrettdane

California

4.5/5  rDev +43.8%

07-08-2014 03:09:52 | More by Garrettdane
Photo of Petersfavoritebrews
Petersfavoritebrews

California

4.25/5  rDev +35.8%

07-07-2014 21:42:47 | More by Petersfavoritebrews
Photo of CheneeCox
CheneeCox

Colorado

4/5  rDev +27.8%

07-07-2014 04:43:54 | More by CheneeCox
Photo of greyghost86
greyghost86

Delaware

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-07-2014 02:54:26 | More by greyghost86
Photo of ffshore545
ffshore545

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +35.8%

07-06-2014 22:16:22 | More by ffshore545
Photo of Kurt1326_
Kurt1326_

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

07-06-2014 16:30:04 | More by Kurt1326_
Photo of Slashytits
Slashytits

New York

2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

07-06-2014 05:31:04 | More by Slashytits
Photo of Mneme1984
Mneme1984

California

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-06-2014 05:17:21 | More by Mneme1984
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
72 out of 100 based on 3,084 ratings.