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

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Samuel Adams Cherry WheatSamuel Adams Cherry Wheat

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BA SCORE
72
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3,076 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,076
Reviews: 1,085
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 24.28%
Wants: 20
Gots: 129 | 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)
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Reviews by engisch:
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engisch

New Jersey

3.43/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours into the glass with a nice golden yellow color. Smells like... cherries (not much of a surprise) with a malty sweetness. Hops are nearly undetectable due to the cherry smell. The taste is comparable to the aroma with more of an emphasis on the malt than the cherry. This is a very light bodied beer with a pleasant taste of cherries. It is remarkably clear for a wheat beer, but that is probably due to filtering process that Sam Adams does to all of it's brews.

I was not expecting much, but this is a good brew. I am not crazy about fruit beers, but this has a nice touch without overpowering the beer. Light and fruity.

Serving type: on-tap

08-21-2008 16:04:55 | More by engisch
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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 :)

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S- Stunning blend of cherry and malt. Should be marketed as an air freshener!

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Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
72 out of 100 based on 3,076 ratings.