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

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BA SCORE
72
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3,538 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,538
Reviews: 1,127
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 23.89%
Wants: 33
Gots: 436 | 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 nelsonracite
3/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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 Jeph222
1.54/5  rDev -51%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Drain pour! Tastes like cough syrup.

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
1.79/5  rDev -43%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Maybe the worst beer I've ever had. Love Sam Adams but this is cherry robitussun with some malts & hops.

Photo of mrlafay
2.77/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MichaelLupardus
2.09/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Just, No, stop. Too sweet and taste like cough medicine

Photo of M477
1.99/5  rDev -36.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Cherries and beer don't really mix for me.

Photo of Dingoose
3.7/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Khornet93
3.35/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mikeminer2009
3.55/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
3.6/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Superbohl4
3.12/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.91/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Stable head. About three fingers tall and doesn't go anywhere. Eventually when it does it leaves great lacing.

The body is a beautiful apricot glow, hazy with just enough light penetrating to enhance the beauty.

Aroma is of fresh picked cherries and hop. Some dark wheat notes also permeate the nose. Cherry in its natural fruit form is definitely there.

Taste is surprisingly awesome. It is fairly linear. It's got this mellow cherry buzz going on with a rush of clean wheat washed in cherry juice. The end is of earthy wheat and faint memories of a hop

Medium bodied, ends crisp, clean, dry.

I'd buy a sixer of this and store it in my fridge. It's about like Blue Moon in the way that it would probably go with any similar food pairings. I like it.

Photo of otoolman221
3.54/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of runyacm
3.12/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of waltc21
3.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not being a fruit beer lover, maybe I am not giving it a chance. Fair flavor but too much cherry, not enough wheat.

Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.4/5  rDev +40.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice cherry flavor, hops and pilsner upfront with a nice mellow cherry sweetness in the back, not cloyingly sweet; just right.

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
3.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gotti311
3/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of stevehagy
2.81/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Phigg1102
3.5/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OhioLimoncello
4.09/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is by far my favorite Sam Adams varietal. Look is an expected unfiltered wheat. The cherry essence is very prevalent in the aroma; it entices you to the best part, the taste!
The blend of cherry and wheat beer is a perfect balance when you're looking for a good, honest, fruit-forward beer.

Photo of PaulSlazinger
2.68/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ChaimS
3.63/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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.

Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
72 out of 100 based on 3,538 ratings.