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Blueberry Wheat Beer - Ellicottville Brewing Co.

Blueberry Wheat BeerBlueberry Wheat Beer

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BA SCORE
83
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67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%


Brewed by:
Ellicottville Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: toolbrew on 04-17-2008)
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Reviews by yesyouam:
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yesyouam

New York

2.95/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Ellicottville Blueberry Wheat Beer is a crystal clear, pale straw colored beer with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin white blotch. It has an aroma of blueberry bubblegum. Lemon and wheat tones lie underneath. It smells a little artificial, but it's ok. It's light bodied and metallic with a slightly gritty finish. There's not that much blueberry flavor, really. It almost seems a touch salty. There's a noticeable amount of green bitterness to it, especially at the finish. The bitterness hangs for a while after the swallow. It's quite light and doesn't have a lot of personality, but it could make for a pretty good lawn mower beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2011 17:39:43 | More by yesyouam
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.91/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Very light colored beer. Somewhat hazy with a very full white 1/2 inch head. Nice lacing.

Smell - First thing that strikes you is the strong fruity smell of blueberry. Then the malt and the hops aroma blends in well.

Taste - Very balanced with nice malt, citrusy hops and a very refreshing blueberry flavor - not artificial at all.

Mouthfeel - Light and refreshing to the pallet.

Overall this is a great summer sippin on the deck beer. At EBC, they serve with fresh blueberries in the beer, so we have taken to doing this at our home as well. This is really, the only fruit beer that I enjoy.

Serving type: Fresh on tap at EBC and bottle

Serving type: on-tap

04-04-2013 19:29:26 | More by Wortman1998
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Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear golden-yellow color with a two finger fluffy white head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving a lighter level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a blueberry nature mixed with some grainy wheat aromas. The blueberry is quite potent, but not overly sweet and has a nice almost drier smell as there are only lighter notes of a more caramel and sugary sweetness.

Taste – The taste begins with a flavor of a light wheat and blueberry flavor. The nose is heavier then the taste however, with the flavors being relatively subdued in comparison to the smell. The blueberry gives way with the wheat growing slightly stronger as the taste moved on from the beginning to the end. All the while a lighter sugary sweet taste that is upfront fades to the end with a slight bit of acidic and light bitter flavor comes to the tongue at the end of the taste leaving a dry blueberry wheat taste to linger on the tongue.

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Blueberry Wheat Beer from Ellicottville Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.