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

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BA SCORE
72
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3,539 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,539
Reviews: 1,128
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.89%
Wants: 33
Gots: 437 | 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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Photo of masonstorm
4.15/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great in the summer. Mixed with Guinness is a fun mix up.

Photo of vapegawd
3.93/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

An obvious classic. Any time of year, any food pairing. Pairs well with Cosmic Fog Milk and Honey ejuice. Pleasant aroma heavy of cherry , thick creamy white head that dissipates quickly. The viscosity is a bit thick with a hint of carbonation. The artificial cherry flavor stings your tounge slightly but the hoppy wheat like flavor kind of balances it out . An easy drinker . Great beer overall.

Photo of brewqueno
4.32/5  rDev +37.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Best of the Samuel Adams brand. I don't like fruit in my beer, but I love beer and I love cherries. I love this beer.

Photo of samtrillo
2.85/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of daveosf
3.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JohnnyI
3.54/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Ahhh... Sam Cherry Wheat... a guilty pleasure of mine for years. As a more refined beer drinker, I'm not supposed to like this... but I do. Perhaps since it is brewed with MI cherries and I am a son of the mitten state. Maybe because it brings me back to my youth, with cherry cough syrup nostalgia. Or possibly because it's just a unique and flavorful beer experience that conjures fond memories. Poured in to a tulip glass, it fills with a hazy, golden honey color and one inch of white froth. The head dissipated quickly, leaving only a thin ring atop the nectar-like liquid. Maraschino cherries and honey sweetness in the nose. A touch of cereal grain and subtle noble hop character. There is certainly ample cherry flavor that brings a medicinal quality, but it is washed away in the finish with a wheat thin like aftertaste. The hops brighten the beer with only a hint of bitterness. The mouthfeel is average, but suits the brew well. It is deliciously drinkable for such a polarizing concoction. This is sure to turn some people off with its cherry lozenge likeness, but to others it's a perfect pleasure that can be savored on occasion. I typically crush these pretty quickly, so maybe savor is the wrong word. Maybe I drink them fast because it has a relatively tame ABV and it's refreshing. Or possibly because I want to hide the evidence as quickly as possible. Either way, I will continue to enjoy these from time to time.

Photo of BrendanFromBuffalo
2.06/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Great first sip. After that it really tastes like cough syrup

Photo of RobertConway
2.9/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ed_loves_ipa
3.76/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Redsox4life123
3.62/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tlloyd417
3.74/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zaktcc
3.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smitbo7
3.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Anyone that buys a beer that has a fruit in it's name and then complains it just plain ignorant. The label tells you exactly what you're going to taste and for what it is, it's darn good.

Photo of Colby8938
1/5  rDev -68.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I didn't realize they were doing a collaborations with robitussin. Could not finish it. Gave it to a guy I didn't like.

Photo of grahuba
3.12/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Cohasset
3.6/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JNForsyth
2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Pens1967
2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of BlackHawk89
3/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of logan_0842
3.12/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of stwok21
3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Jasonborn27
4/5  rDev +27.4%

Photo of Bezy901
4/5  rDev +27.4%

My favorite Sam Adams. A friend in Michigan told me about this years before I could find it here in the South and it did not disappoint. This a beer for people who say they don't like beer and a nice dessert for beer lovers. It smells as sweet as it tastes but is amazingly fresh! And the sweetness doesn't taste artificial but genuinely seems to come from the cherries.

Photo of wrightst
4.5/5  rDev +43.3%

Photo of KingSlayer
3/5  rDev -4.5%

Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
72 out of 100 based on 3,539 ratings.