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Bar Harbor Blueberry Ale - Atlantic Brewing Company

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Bar Harbor Blueberry AleBar Harbor Blueberry Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

389 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 389
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.7%
Wants: 12
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atlantic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A light fruit ale, made with Maine wild blueberries. As opposed to many of the sweeter fruit beers on the market, our addition of fresh Maine wild blueberries in this light ale yields a subtle blueberry aroma, without the sweet aftertaste. A mixture of the following Mutton malts, pale, crystal, and Munich, are combined with wheat to give this ale its lighter body, and we only use minimal amounts of Target and Willamette hops.

(Beer added by: Jason on 12-13-2001)
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-24-2014 01:34:11 | More by kvgomps
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gwilikers6

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-06-2014 17:48:53 | More by gwilikers6
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Owl-Head

Maine

4.13/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Overall the best fruit-beer I've ever had. Enjoyed this at the Bangor Brew Fest and have savored a six pack at least once a month since. Very robust blueberry taste and freshness, but i don't think this flavor would mix well with a stout as it is just too powerful. Great for beginners starting on craft/micro-brew beer looking for a delightful mix of seasonal flavors and costal brews. I have really enjoyed it, I'm sure you will!

Serving type: on-tap

01-06-2014 11:01:35 | More by Owl-Head
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-20-2013 22:29:21 | More by WaterCzar
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rorjets

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-17-2013 02:32:48 | More by rorjets
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bcapon

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +15.3%

12-06-2013 00:06:06 | More by bcapon
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

11-25-2013 04:42:40 | More by AnitaBrewski
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skywizzard

Georgia

3/5  rDev -13.5%

11-15-2013 09:15:08 | More by skywizzard
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BeerMeister8

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

11-09-2013 23:58:52 | More by BeerMeister8
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chrishensley

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.5%

11-06-2013 02:25:32 | More by chrishensley
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

09-30-2013 04:03:10 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

09-25-2013 02:19:34 | More by wonothesane42
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Spinderella

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

09-24-2013 07:45:38 | More by Spinderella
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spedprof

West Virginia

2/5  rDev -42.4%

09-21-2013 23:27:58 | More by spedprof
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

09-17-2013 22:25:45 | More by jim_carignan
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.3%

09-15-2013 22:07:54 | More by Oakenator
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Bicyclette

New Hampshire

3.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a pint glass without mentionable head. Appears to be coppery-brown in color in the darkened room. Location is a restaurant I've never visited before.

Fragrance is lightly fruity & beer - without being overwhelming at all.

Taste is complex & ever changing. Light fruit flavor up front transitions to a much stronger, not-quite-skunked bite with both malt & hop flavors present, but a bit odd. Swallow, and the flavors mellow, becoming rounder, more of a light-brown ale. The finish is crisper, hops & bubbles are more present and a hint of the fruit returns.

Mouthfeel is pleasant - a light brown ale with a lively finish.

Overall, interesting. I'd like to try it again in a different location to be certain.

Serving type: on-tap

09-06-2013 01:14:34 | More by Bicyclette
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millionsuns

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

09-05-2013 15:49:26 | More by millionsuns
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Los1324

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

09-01-2013 23:35:00 | More by Los1324
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WheelsPSU

New York

3/5  rDev -13.5%

08-28-2013 19:45:39 | More by WheelsPSU
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Frank_TX

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

08-26-2013 01:51:54 | More by Frank_TX
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SloppyJoeWasAMan

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

08-18-2013 02:51:51 | More by SloppyJoeWasAMan
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jwps214

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

08-14-2013 23:20:38 | More by jwps214
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Hopstronaut

Maine

3/5  rDev -13.5%

08-14-2013 21:53:25 | More by Hopstronaut
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alaimoa

Connecticut

3.13/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this on tap at MJ's wine bar in portland with a waffle with blueberry syrup and it was quite tasty. Hop and malt balanced nicely and a blueberry smell more than taste. Appearance was a medium brown color with a medium mouthfeel.
Overall i'm not a huge fan of non-sour fruit beers but I'd go with one of these again while pairing with a food

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2013 21:49:31 | More by alaimoa
Bar Harbor Blueberry Ale from Atlantic Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 389 ratings.