Blueberry Maple Stout | Saugatuck Brewing Company

Blueberry Maple StoutBlueberry Maple Stout
BA SCORE
3.94/5
271 Ratings
Blueberry Maple StoutBlueberry Maple Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
saugatuckbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BecauseWhalezbro on 10-07-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,119
Reviews:
77
Ratings:
271
pDev:
9.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
70
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 271 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of BucBasil
3.28/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer looked good and smelled great. But the taste was super sweet and really cloying. Tastes exactly how it sounds. This was an interesting concept and good for a couple of sips, but became sickly sweet after a little while.

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Photo of Suds
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

You never really know if a beer will live up to its billing, so it is always fulfilling when one does. This is, thankfully, one of those occasions. The brew is dark, almost black, with a small off-white head. The aroma is full of both blueberry and maple. It lives up to the advertising. Drinkable, and balanced for the flavor. Nice.

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Photo of pstam87
4.46/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of buzzedup
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
4.12/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wheels2532
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fisherbray
3.18/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bluejacket74
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle, packaged 05/18/17. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch tan head that stuck around a little while. There's a small amount of lacing. The aroma is great, the brew smells like blueberry pancakes with maple syrup. Mostly sweet aroma but that's to be expected. Taste is similar to the aroma, but with a bit of roasted malt and earthiness noticeable too. The taste isn't quite as sweet as the aroma is, but it's still good to me! Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit slick with a moderate amount of carbonation. I thought this was good, and I'd like to drink this one again. I wonder what Saugatuck could do if they tried to make an imperial version of this! $9.99 a 6-pack (a buddy gave me a single to try).

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Photo of majorbase2
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown color with a large, thick chocolatey-brown head. Recedes quickly leaving a ring of lacing around the edge only.

Aroma is sweet, fresh blueberries with syrup. Not often is the name of the beer so blatantly evident in the aroma. It's good, but my first worry is that it might smell a bit too artificial. Will have to wait for the first sip. A small amount of alcohol.

Taste is sweet, and once again the name perfectly matches the flavor. Sweet, fresh blueberries start it off, and once it goes down the throat the syrupy, sweet maple notes take over. Initially the blueberries come off as slightly artificial, but the rest of the flavors are subtle enough to taste more natural. Really not much going on in the taste other than that, but the flavors work together very well.

Medium bodied, low carbonation. Drinks about as you'd expect at 6%, coming of perhaps slightly heavier due to its syrupy nature.

Overall, I like it a lot but I could certainly see why some wouldn't. Sweet and strong, and it may not be the best beer for all occasions, but it worked for me tonight. Excellent.

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Photo of Tbulling
4.32/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bear1964
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BobbyOlson
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dharmelink
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MGoeltz
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of briandschorr
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I bought this just because of the name. Well, it was not great but not bad. The color is a nice khaki brown but I found that the head dissipated too quickly. For me, the nose was a bit of a letdown. There were some notes of berry and maple but not it was too subtle for me. I love maple but this was a bit too much for me. There are some nice notes of blueberry, maple, with a subtle earthy quality. Feels medium bodied. The mouthfeel was a nice creamy one. This is one that should be paired with desserts or a pancake breakfast.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.2/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Dark syrupy beer smells like blueberry waffles and smells better than taste. It is alright but below ok. I wouldn't seek it out again and glad I only got one. It's more artificial flavored than anything. If I want a good blueberry stout I'll grab a bottle of Lizard of Koz.

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Photo of djrn2
3.58/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thirstygoat
3.13/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.36/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle dated 04/11/17

Pours black with a creamy frothy tan khaki colored foam head. Smells like huge blueberry jam, maple syrup, savory herbs, sausage, mild smoke, pancake, dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, caramel, toffee, roasted malt, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like blueberry jam, maple syrup, pancake, sausage, herbs, mild smoke, roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, caramel, toffee, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium-light bodied, creamy and slick with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice blueberry maple stout.

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Photo of Gambyt20
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JM5671
4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mando31
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Blueberry Maple Stout from Saugatuck Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 271 ratings
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