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

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737 Ratings

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Ratings: 737
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 16.31%
Wants: 11
Gots: 81 | 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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Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.35/5  rDev +3.1%

Single bottle from a summer mixed pack poured into a flute. Color is a hazy orange-yellow amber topped by a moderate amount of creamy white head. Aroma is rather unassuming and perhaps bland: Generic pale malt (a little husky), a whiff of grassy and hay-like noble hops and of course the expected blueberry, although this is subtle. On the palate, the latter comes across like a sweet jam rather than fresh fruit, which is OK in my book although the fruit effect does precious little to temper what I feel are some pretty astringent grainy notes in the background. As advertised, a little citrus emerges (lemon?) ... Highly carbonated and on the thin side, with a finish that is a tad medicinal, grass and bitter green fruit. Finish might be a strong suit here. I'd say the merit here is in the fruit being tastefully executed and the usual Sam Adams expertise with noble hopping. On the minus side of the ledger, I am not feeling the malts ... The grainy metallic note described earlier sticks out like a sore thumb. Not an essential offering from this brewery.

CalgaryFMC, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of HoppyBastard
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "best before date" December 2014.

APPEARANCE: pours a cloudy golden color with one finger white head that dissipated slowly until a thin broken layer of bubbles remained, there was some lacing on the glass, average carbonation.

SMELL: not unexpectedly, it had a mild smell like sweet blueberries.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet malt then a mild blueberry flavor. There was very little hop profile. The 5.5% alcohol is imperceptible.

PALATE: medium carbonation and body for the style.

OVERALL: this is the first blueberry beer I've had, it was different and enjoyable but nothing special. I will probably not seek this out again.

HoppyBastard, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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2.76/5  rDev -15.1%

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1.5/5  rDev -53.8%

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Photo of nicholas2121
4/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager brewed by Boston Beer Company with an ABV of 5.5% This brew pours out cloudy amber color with a small white head. Blueberry hill Lager is a unfiltered brew you can not see thought it. The smell is sweet with blueberries and a hit of grains. This brew is different from most brews on the market as far as the smell. It is not bad it is just different. The taste is mild with blueberries and that is about it. There is not much to the taste of this brew. This brew does go down smooth and clean. The mouthfeel is nice and clean, also refreshing. There is nothing overpowering in this brew; it has an ok balanace to it . I was hoping for more in this brew. Overall I'm giving this brew a solid 4 out 5.

nicholas2121, Aug 03, 2014
Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 737 ratings.