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

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BA SCORE
75
okay

726 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 726
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 16.31%
Wants: 11
Gots: 75 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

Nick4202, Jul 04, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a Samuel Adams perfect pint glass

A - It is golden in color with some straw highlights. It is topped with three inches of off-white head that readily clings to the sides of the glass.

S - Blueberry is the first aroma. Then I notice some lemon and citrus.

T - The taste starts out with blueberry. Then lemon zest and citrus come into play. The finish is fairly clean.

M - Thin to moderate

O - I like how the hops add lemon and citrus so this beer isn't overdone with blueberry. It is more enjoyable than I thought while celebrating the U.S. of A. declaring its independence.

buschbeer, Jul 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

thatoneguymike, Jul 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

AUGRAD06, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +23.1%

KyleSweetsema, Jul 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev -38.5%

zaraspook, Jul 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

ArtZan, Jul 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

I_Like_Beer, Jun 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

BrahptimusPrime, Jun 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +30.8%

big2112, Jun 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

Brendan1984, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of biboergosum
3.63/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, part of the summer mixed 12 pack, recently (and finally) made available in Alberta.

This beer pours a hazy, medium golden amber colour, with a fistful of puffy, densely foamy, and bubbly off-white head, which leaves some splattered, yet somewhat layered strips of sudsy lace around the glass as things duly recede.

It smells of sugary blueberries - almost ice-cream like - semi-sweet pale malt, a hint of equally saccharine citrus juice, further indistinct red fruity notes, and a cartoonish rock candy essence. Yeah. The taste is thankfully not quite as sweet from every damned direction, the blueberry and its friends taking a few steps back, allowing for a gritty, almost astringent graininess to emerge, both pale malt and wheat in origin, with the proclaimed citrus character sidling in there as well.

The bubbles are fairly tight, and not overly fun to play with, the body medium-light in weight, quite generically smooth, and strangely creamy (not just from the airy vector, either). It finishes still on the sweet side, the blueberries, to their credit, hanging on with vigor, alongside the lingering citrusy hops.

Nothing particularly complex, but hey, nothing off or pandering about this offering, for that matter. If you like blueberries, and a swinging to and fro sweetness, then this one might be for you. Me, I can appreciate the fruitiness, and attempt at balance here, so I will certainly pop the other one of this from the mixed pack on my sunny deck in the coming weeks.

biboergosum, Jun 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Mattyb79, Jun 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

Brutus627, Jun 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

TruePerception, Jun 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Patches826, Jun 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

neil2me, Jun 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

JamesStreet, Jun 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Tschnab, Jun 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

drbenderdo, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

tdm168, Jun 21, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

JJChrist, Jun 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

jschwamb, Jun 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +30.8%

Lucular, Jun 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

TheBeerNation, Jun 20, 2014
Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 726 ratings.