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Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill LagerSamuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager

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BA SCORE
75
okay

710 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 710
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 16.31%
Wants: 11
Gots: 68 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 08-18-2012)
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Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
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3.1/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Part of the Samuel Adams Beers of Summer Variety 12-pack - $13.99 at Publix in Woodstock, Georgia.

Appearance: Lightly hazy, light pale gold body with a smallish, short-lived, white head. Minimal lacing.

Smell: Not much in the way of yeast or malt or hop hints beyond the blueberry additive which takes up the bulk of the aroma.

Taste: Well, I guess they had to do something with all that extra Alpine Spring laying around. Soft pale malts with a cereal sweetness. A little bit of citrusy hop trying to peek around the blueberry flavoring. Just a little bit, though. Very low bitterness. A bit crackery on finish with varying degrees of blueberry depending on the size of your sip.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-soft carbonation.

Overall: Like so many soldiers in so many battles in so many wars, we are going to TAKE that hill. Blueberry Hill. As it seems like exactly the Alpine Spring with blueberry flavoring I would have the same main qualm, which is it needs a bit more crispness.

ChainGangGuy, Jul 30, 2013
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On tap at the Common Table.

The beer pours a hazy golden color with a white head. The aroma has a touch of biscuit malt, but what really comes through is a ton of sweet blueberries. The flavor is more of the same. The blueberry notes add some nice flavor, as well as a good bit of sugary sweetness. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a fairly hazy golden orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Big four finger white head with decent retention. Leaves a lot of creamy lacing around the glass.

Smell: A sweet and fairly tart aroma of blueberry fruit and bready malt. Upfront hints of fruity blueberry juice along with light hints of citrus orange. Sweet hints of honey. Bready malt hints of biscuit, grains, lager yeast, and cracker. Hops are very light. Very blueberry forward giving a sweet fruit cake like scent. Solid smell.

Taste: Like the smell, a sweet fruit forward taste of blueberries along with some citrus and bready malts. Lots of blueberry taste upfront followed by a decent citrus presence with notes of orange and lemon. Soft bready malts with notes of biscuit, lager yeast, wheat, grains, and cracker. Sweet notes of honey and sugar. A pretty decent fruit forward taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, creamy, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty decent fruit beer. Nice blueberry flavor and honey notes that avoid becoming too sweet.

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Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 710 ratings.