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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
okay

3,329 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 3,329
Reviews: 1,093
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 24.28%
Wants: 27
Gots: 246 | 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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Photo of BDIMike
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Pours a hazy, honey-gold color with some carbonation. There is a thick white head that stays fairly well throughout the drink.
Smell is very strong with cherries, almost too much for me. Very syrupy sweet smell of black cherries, but a bit of wheatiness jumps in at the end.
Taste has a lot less of a cherry dominance than the smell. The cherries are there, though, with a nice cherry sweet taste balanced by a nice wheat taste. Wheat is much stronger and better in the taste.
Mouthfeel is very smooth. There is a nice thickness to it as well.
Drinkability isn't there for me. I will tap out after one or two of these because of the sweet cherry taste. Fairly nice summer drink, it isn't the best beer, but I would recommend people at least try it.

BDIMike, Sep 04, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

bluntedboywonder, Feb 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

LightnerLiquorKS, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

imhoudinibitch, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

jhhollier, Oct 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Dmonik, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Sickdoggv, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of Tballz420
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This isnt a bad drink. I will admit this is the first cherry flavored beer that i have had, so i dont have much to compare it to. Not much of a head on the pour, a slightly dark yellow color. It does taste like cherrys, but it is not too overpowering, the beer flavor still comes through. If youre going to be sitting outside this summer, i would say give it a try.

Tballz420, Apr 02, 2003
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Richieboy81, Aug 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

bsteels, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

MIP229, Mar 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Jmbbabson, Jul 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

vfgccp, May 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

RHP18, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

TangoJuliet, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

SwimBikeRunBeer, Dec 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

TTTBeer, May 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

ThrewRedButter, Nov 10, 2012
Photo of kwjd
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at the Newark airport, waiting for my flight back to Toronto. I knew this didn't have the best ratings, but the other selections were a couple other Sam Adams, plus typical macro lagers. Pours a pinkish-orange colour with thin white head. Smells of very sweet artificial cherry, similar to cherry candy. Some faint wheat aroma is there too. Quite a sweet flavour. Medium body carbonation. Easy to drink beer, just too sweet to have more than one in a row.

kwjd, Jan 09, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

blake58, Apr 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

hunterjames, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Piotr_Rasputin, Aug 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

wtighe03, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

hotstuffbeerlover, Mar 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

florianfloc, Jun 20, 2012
Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
72 out of 100 based on 3,329 ratings.