Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale | Sea Dog Brewing Company

Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat AleSea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale
BA SCORE
32.2%
Liked This Beer
3.44 w/ 970 ratings
Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat AleSea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sea Dog Brewing Company
Maine, United States
seadogbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our unique contribution to the fruit ale category features the nutty quench of wheat ale combined with the delightful aromatics and subtle fruit flavor contributed by Maine wild blueberries.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,197
Reviews:
359
Ratings:
970
Liked:
312
Avg:
3.44/5
pDev:
18.6%
Alströms:
3.55
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
195
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 970 |  Reviews: 359
Photo of rodbeermunch
2.83/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This beer has been around for about 20 years. Pours a yellow in the standard SRM realm for such a thing. For being a wheat beer there doesn't seem to be much in the way of hazy particulate floating around. Aroma is a feint blueberry and some grainish-ness.

Taste, a little sweet, lacking the 'beerness' of a beer, just hits with sweet, smooth, nothing much in terms of hops or malt to speak of flavor wise. Not super terrible, but I would have to say probably below average in terms of beer, fruit or otherwise, just not impressive under any standard or genre. Too much sweet, not enough fruit, malt, hops, yeast etc. . .

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Photo of chossboss
3.73/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
3.57/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Taste: refreshing wild blueberry, slight sweet, wheat, smooth finish. Same with the nose. Gold, clear, with a smaller head and lace in taster glass. Medium body. Not that artificial Blueberry extract some use.

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Photo of opierce
2.6/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of shreead
3.22/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smithj4
3.62/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of John_Squires
3.87/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of adamross23
4.71/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rsquared59
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.03/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marvicsin
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craigbelly
3.22/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of chasmandocharles
2.32/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Darrin_Smith
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gtjwilding
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Went out of my comfort zone to try this as I'm not keen on really fruity beer but was pleasantly surprised by its subtlety. Might order again in the future.

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Photo of Zach136
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GatorB
3.49/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OzzyHxC
1.18/5  rDev -65.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Poured from tap in Tallahassee, FL. Decent pale colored pour with a thin foam. May have had this beer a long time ago, but can't remember anything about if if I did.

I wish I had some long elegant review for you, but the reality is i couldn't stomach this beer long enough to be able to do that. Quite simply, this is the worst beer I've ever had. Barely any carbonation, and incredibly light mouthfeel with an awful, sour/spoiled and bitter blueberry aftertaste... it was all I could do to finish this beer

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Photo of aemalmberg
1.48/5  rDev -57%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Artificial blueberry smell - ok taste.

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Photo of dubnation
3.87/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeffreyhill021
3.36/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ImperatorScab
3.72/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dreynolds1808
1.76/5  rDev -48.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of akopczyk
4.27/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Caveworm
4.34/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale | Sea Dog Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this beer's head is one finger thick, solid lacing, and a clear medium golden amber body.

Smells like generous, real blueberry amidst really what I'm perceiving as a standard lager.

I taste basically a less bread-y blueberry waffle. Clean, smooth, and very, very refreshing.

Medium-light mouthfeel with mild carbonation.

Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale | Sea Dog Brewing Company has earned a 4.25 with me.

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Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale from Sea Dog Brewing Company
Beer rating: 32.2% out of 100 with 970 ratings
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