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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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3,552 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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Ratings: 3,552
Reviews: 1,135
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.89%
Wants: 35
Gots: 464 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001

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Ratings: 3,552 | Reviews: 1,135
Photo of PaterIovisLII
4.77/5  rDev +51.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is in a nice bottle and don't let that "Don't judge a good book by its cover" idea fool you this beer lives up to its potential. This beer gets a decent head and pours a nice deep amber but not too dark. The smell of this makes one look forward to drinking it and when it hits the toungue it has a fantastic typical lager flavor but after swallowing, the cherry aftertaste makes this a spectacular beer. SA Cherry Wheat is a simple classic beer. Nothing special enough to spend hundreds on but certainly one that I recommend. This Beer, like most Samuel Adams, are good with Beef, a Steak, a Burger, etc...Try it, you won't be disappointed

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4.76/5  rDev +51.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +51.3%

Photo of merddyn2002
4.72/5  rDev +50.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is one of my favorite wheat beers and certainly my favorite fruit wheat. This sets the standard in my house for wheats. Everything is measured against it. Great fruit in the nose and in taste. Carbonation is perfect, good head when poured. You can't ask anything more from a fruit wheat. When I introduce new people to wheat beer this and leinenkugel sunset wheat are the two I reach for.

Photo of billybob
4.7/5  rDev +49.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

first i would like to say i'm not a real big fan of sam adams beers and i have seen this beer many times and have passed it up. i was very leery to buy it but i was surprised and glad i did. poured a honey amber color with a three finger off white head with good retention and nice patchy lace to the finish. nice fruity cherry aromas with a taste of maraschino cherrys, sweet but not cloying on the palate. mouthfeel medium and smooth and carbonation is ok. drank five for the review and enjoyed every one.

Photo of JackTheRipper
4.69/5  rDev +49.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

OK, time to review my old stand-by, my beloved Sam Adams Cherry wheat.

Appearance: Pours a nice amber color, good head which dissipated quickly, but with a fair amount of lacing on the glass. Very clear.

Smell: Delicious fruity cherry smell, not overpowering at all, I've always thought that this is what a "fruit" beer should smell like.

Taste: Well balanced cherry taste, not medicinal at all, nice sweetness that finishes with just the right amount of bitterness. Aftertaste is hardly perceptible.

Mouthfeel: Wonderful carbonation. Nice and full body, alcohol is well masked. Not a very dry finish, a bit drier and this would have been a five as well.

Drinkability: For me, at least, off the chart. If I could only drink one beer for the rest of my life, this would be it. I drink some of the other SA products, but this is what I think of when I think of beer. Outstanding. A bit more cherry up front on the taste, a bit more head, and a bit drier, and this would have been a five across the board. I truly do love this beer.

Photo of GeneralZod
4.69/5  rDev +49.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

APPEARANCE
A light amber color. The amount of head retentions was ok.

TASTE
As advertised, there was a hint of cherry. Not overhelming. There is a bit of sweetness and is adequately carbonated.

MOUTHFEEL
It is coarsed.

DRINKABILITY
It is one of Sam Adams better beers.
Quickly one of my favorite fruity beer.

Photo of JRMothershead3
4.66/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is probably my favorite beer of the Samuel Adams line. Excellent flavor, and nice cloudy appearance as a wheat beer should have. Not available everywhere I've been, though, which is unfortunate.

Photo of TheJones
4.66/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Amber in color. Head was almost non existent.

Smell - Strong cherry smell but not enough to make it overwhelming.

Taste - Very sweet beer. The cherry is faint until the finish where it picks up.

Mouthfeel - Very carbonated.

Drinkability - Despite the cherry flavor it's easy to keep drinking. Great fall beer.

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