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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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3,144 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,144
Reviews: 1,087
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 24.28%
Wants: 22
Gots: 158 | 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.

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wiscokid920

Maryland

2.76/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle poured into pint glass

A- Hazy golden with lots of carbonation. Nice two white two finger head with excellent retention and lacing.

S- Tons of cherry sweetness

T- Takes off running from where the nose left off. Cherry sweetness followed by malty sweetness. Did I mention that it’s sweet?

M- Thin and fizzy. Not as crisp and tart like I would have expected it to be.

O- Way to sweet for my taste buds, but I might have found a beer my girlfriend would like! Seems way to sweet for a cherry wheat as if it’s jam packed with cherry artificial flavors rather than the natural tartness I was looking for.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2013 00:57:18 | More by wiscokid920
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kuishinbo_tantei

New York

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-06-2014 05:02:20 | More by kuishinbo_tantei
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40451

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

05-19-2012 01:02:51 | More by 40451
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JC333

New York

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-08-2013 19:05:31 | More by JC333
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doremite

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-11-2013 16:47:07 | More by doremite
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Looks ok, not necessarily a cherry appearance. A little noticeable in the head. Aroma is ample.

Taste is more reminiscient of a totally different style, like a lambic or diet cherry coke moreso than beer. None of the usual indicators that this is a wheat beer either. I'd say if you like fruit, go lambic or saison, if you like wheat beers, get a normal wheat/white/wit for that kind of thing.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2010 17:19:52 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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LaurensDeJong

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

02-10-2013 02:10:29 | More by LaurensDeJong
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Mybeercanbeatupyourbeer

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

10-04-2013 06:43:32 | More by Mybeercanbeatupyourbeer
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jmrybak


2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-29-2014 05:19:20 | More by jmrybak
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robthepenguin

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

06-08-2012 01:10:13 | More by robthepenguin
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ste5venla

California

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

09-12-2013 19:54:35 | More by ste5venla
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Dcor

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

08-27-2012 01:41:44 | More by Dcor
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pastramionrye7

Germany

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-16-2013 02:07:41 | More by pastramionrye7
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

12-09-2012 22:48:24 | More by Damian74Shensky
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wroywel

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

04-06-2013 20:54:30 | More by wroywel
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BklynTerp

New York

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

01-27-2013 18:19:32 | More by BklynTerp
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beergorrilla

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-03-2013 14:46:31 | More by beergorrilla
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

09-06-2012 14:20:52 | More by PaBeerLover
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Matt73

New York

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

05-15-2013 18:08:12 | More by Matt73
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Danielr26

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

02-18-2013 21:15:50 | More by Danielr26
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GRG1313

California

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

04-12-2014 21:38:45 | More by GRG1313
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epim00

California

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

01-02-2014 22:35:04 | More by epim00
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George75


2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

06-20-2012 10:43:43 | More by George75
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hemorhoidzz

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

08-17-2013 22:43:55 | More by hemorhoidzz
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bluejacket74

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

The beer pours a light, slightly cloudy copper color. The off-white head is very foamy, about 1 1/2 inches and sticks around a while with lots of lace. It smells like sweet cherries, more cherry-coke like than anything else. I couldn't really smell anything else other than the cherries. It tastes like cherry too, but it's not a strong flavor. There's a grainy/wheat taste in there too, but like the cherry taste, it's not strong at all. Not much of an aftertaste either. The beer smells better than it tastes. The mouthfeel is pretty thin, and it is easy to drink. Overall I'm not impressed. I usually like Samuel Adams beers, but this offering is very average. I'd drink it again if someone gave it to me for free, but I don't think I'd buy this beer again. There's many more beers I would rather spend my money on.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2006 23:16:08 | More by bluejacket74
Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
72 out of 100 based on 3,144 ratings.