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Bar Harbor Blueberry Ale - Atlantic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

407 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 264
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.7%
Wants: 12
Gots: 13 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -28%

nh2032, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

RobDB, Jun 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

briandaube, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

wrightst, Jun 06, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

Knapp85, May 29, 2014
Photo of Carolvs
4.11/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

My favorite blueberry ale; one of the most authentic fruit beers to be had. And as with all authentic offerings, the genius is in its simplicity and subtlety: Unlike other fruit beers that rely on artificial flavorings, this one is has only traces of blueberries in its taste and smell - noticeable but not overpowering enough to be fake. It's beer with a hint of blueberry, not the other way around; the kind of ale that even a no-nonsense ale traditionalist would enjoy.

Carolvs, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

NJBeer265, May 22, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -56.8%

Durandal_777, Apr 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

corneliustoad, Apr 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

TimHitchings, Apr 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Burt, Apr 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

veryseldon, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

skydogpenn, Feb 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Josbor11, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

d_brommer_nh, Jan 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

CSeavey64, Jan 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

ScubaSteve00, Jan 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

kvgomps, Jan 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

gwilikers6, Jan 06, 2014
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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!

Owl-Head, Jan 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

WaterCzar, Dec 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

rorjets, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

bcapon, Dec 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

AnitaBrewski, Nov 25, 2013
Bar Harbor Blueberry Ale from Atlantic Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.