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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

662 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 662
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 15.95%
Wants: 8
Gots: 53 | 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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Ruger

Kentucky

3.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A - Pours with a thick three finger white head with good lacing. The color of the beer itself is a light amber.

S - Malt and blueberries not the best smelling blueberries but they are there and stronger then anything else.

T - Blueberries, and slightly bitter afterwards nothing really there. Its a lot different then I expected it to be, when comparing it to my favorite blueberry beer. Really disappointing in that aspect.

M - Refreshing and light bodied with moderate carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 00:46:49 | More by Ruger
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Peachy gold and hazy. Thick soap scum head melts into a stalwart skim of retention. Lace like foamy, skeletal fingers emerging from my beer.

Bright, fresh blueberry muffin and orange zest aroma.

Tastes like blueberries and lager. Which it is.

Probably the best blueberry beer I've ever had (though I'd have to have DFH Black and Blue again to say definitively) . The blueberry comes across as fresh and natural and the lager does just enough to contribute without getting in the way.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 02:13:48 | More by donkeyrunner
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +15%

05-10-2013 01:32:07 | More by Larrydoherty
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Kpitevl

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -31%

05-09-2013 02:55:16 | More by Kpitevl
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rainfairy

California

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

05-08-2013 20:05:18 | More by rainfairy
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DMax90

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

05-08-2013 01:53:09 | More by DMax90
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ruckus232

Illinois

4/5  rDev +22.7%

05-08-2013 00:47:36 | More by ruckus232
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +15%

05-07-2013 20:34:56 | More by Chucker17
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.58/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm a bit hesitant as I first take a whiff of this "blueberry lager"...smells much too artificial as if some blueberry shake mix from Dairy Queen was added in.

But surprisingly the taste is a bit more subdued. Oh the blueberry is still strong and I wouldn't necessarily call it natural (they say aged on a blueberries). No doubt this has some other form of blueberry flavor added.

Still, it's drinkable and I actually like a blueberry flavor beer from time to time. For what it is designed to be it is solid enough. Good strong blueberry notes imprinted on a lager like backbone similar to Alpine Spring (which I find enjoyable). I think the quality lager characteristics supporting this make it drinkable. For example: Imagine a blueberry Hamm's? Exactly. This one works well enough.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2013 04:34:06 | More by ZAP
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DuffDaddy

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

05-06-2013 17:20:17 | More by DuffDaddy
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

05-06-2013 13:13:17 | More by sanitarium16
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TheDoak

Florida

4/5  rDev +22.7%

05-06-2013 06:16:45 | More by TheDoak
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

05-05-2013 20:06:22 | More by ScaryEd
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +15%

05-05-2013 13:59:56 | More by Damian74Shensky
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

05-04-2013 07:42:23 | More by hollywood_15063
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +30.4%

05-04-2013 00:02:46 | More by tallfellapgh
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Bob6518

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +38%

05-02-2013 22:03:09 | More by Bob6518
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +15%

05-02-2013 05:07:07 | More by oriolesfan4
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acevenom

Louisiana

4.06/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Samuel Adams perfect pint glass. The beer pours hazy golden with a thick white head and lots of visible rising tiny bubbles. The nose is filled with aromas of blueberry. I get some of the malt as well, but it's pretty straightforward with lots of blueberry. The maltiness comes out more in the flavor, which brings some breadiness to meld with the blueberry flavor. There is also some hop bitterness in the back end as well, which provides some nice balance to this beer. The body is light to medium with spritzy carbonation. The finish is clean and crisp. The drinkability is high. This is a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2013 00:11:54 | More by acevenom
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robby23

Iowa

3.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It had a nice golden amber color to it with a nice thick foamy head very bubbly head dose go down a bit. The smell remind me of blueberry cobler with a little hint of citrus maybe. The fell of the beer was very smoth and crisp great on a hot summer day. The tase of the furit was not too over power and well balnce with the wheet and grains maybe a little hops

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2013 20:19:11 | More by robby23
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazed golden... short lasting white head... decent spotty lacing.

The nose delivers... essence of blueberry cobbler.

Plenty of berry presence on the palate, but thankfully isn't sweet at all.. instead a slightly doughy maltiness delivers the berries.

Body is light and effervescent..

Pretty damn drinkable surprisingly.. Not a "girl beer" by any stretch, but a pretty respectable fruit beer.

3.25/3.5/3.5/3.5/3.75

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2013 03:45:48 | More by JohnGalt1
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.6/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours bronze with a pinky of pearl colored head.

S: Blueberry & grainy notes, some leafy hops once warm. Alright lacing & head retention

T: Follows the nose, slight lemony hop notes up front notes. Blueberry sweetness & tartness as this warms. Finishes dry, tart & sweet

MF: Light bodied, moderate carbonation

Very easy to drink, better than several other Blueberry beers, either ale or lager I've tried. My wife would love this, I will have no problem killing off the other 3 in this Summer variety case. The Blueberry in this doesn't seem forced, a pleasant suprise

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 01:29:04 | More by russpowell
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truesolution

Texas

3/5  rDev -8%

04-28-2013 23:50:19 | More by truesolution
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Danno48

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +15%

04-28-2013 00:47:29 | More by Danno48
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-28-2013 00:41:16 | More by hilgart1
Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 662 ratings.