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Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale | Sea Dog Brewing Company

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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:
#42,409
Reviews:
360
Ratings:
972
pDev:
18.6%
Bros Score:
3.55
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
195
Trade:
0
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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.04/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a mostly transparent straw-to-honey gold with a thin fingernail of cotton white head.

Aromas of blueberry cereal and blueberry muffin tops. Gorgeous.

The flavor is mostly malty, with hints of straw, tart blueberries, citric acid, and a finish of lingering notes of blueberry cereal and wheat.

Feel is crisp and carbonated, slightly creamy.

Overall, a very enjoyable blueberry ale that doesn't overdo it on sweetness and is crisp and enjoyable. The blueberry flavor is natural and not fake. A simple, great, enjoyable beer.

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Photo of Lucnifter
3.24/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

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Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale from Sea Dog Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 972 ratings
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