Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale | Sea Dog Brewing Company

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79
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963 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
963
Reviews:
357
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
18.39%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
194
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 963 |  Reviews: 357
Photo of jjamadorphd
3.52/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Another offering from Sea Dog - this one, their Wild Blueberry...I found it a bit better than their Raspberry.

The beer wasn't as sweet or overpowering than the raspberry offering. Although it wasn't much to look at or feel, it was good. Unlike the raspberry, which tasted more like a wine cooler than anything else, the wild blueberry mixed well with the hops and malts both in taste and in the smell. Overall, it's good, refreshing, and quite crisp - a good summertime brew to share with friends and family.

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Photo of bmjivi221
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

Photo of jngrizzaffi
2.63/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Okay. I know I have had this beer before but never reviewed or rated it. I have tried it again today. I will say that the beer is about a year old, so I can't really remember if it is representative of what it should taste like. Pours hazy golden color with small foamy head that quickly dissipates. Lacing is minimal. Well, it definitely smells like blueberries. There is a slightly acidic aroma as well. Malty taste when you first sip, followed by strong acidic taste and heavy blueberries. There is not much else but blueberries to taste. Not really my style. If i remember correctly, I didn't really like it the first time I tried it either.

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Photo of TheMrFarnham
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of dsnyder61
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of scratch69
3.84/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I poured a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Clear golden color with a fingers worth of head. Fair amount of lacing.

Smell- Blueberries and wheat malt.

Taste- Wheat malt and fresh blueberry flavors

Mouthfeel- Light bodied and smooth with an average amount of carbonation.

Overall- Very enjoyable beer. One of the better blueberry flavored beers that I've had.

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Photo of themind
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of AdamElb
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of brandonkr
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of jharris0624
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of beernads
2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

Photo of DeFaz
3.86/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

More tart than most blueberry beers and with a greater wheat presence, this beer still manages to have a fresh blueberry taste, an inviting smell, and near-perfect mouthfeel. The carbonation is not excessive (a mistake of many fruit beers) and the beer goes down very, very easily without being too thin. It doesn't contain artificial flavors.

Overall, a great summer beer that tastes almost as good as Sam Adams Blackberry Witiber.

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Photo of Aisha
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Camjmorton
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of jaxon53
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of JTomczak
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of Satsuma
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of dbkdev
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of pjkelley82
4.12/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great blueberry beer that is not overwhelming with blueberry flavor. what sea dog does well is have the fruit pop out towards the end but before you swallow. Very well balanced and refreshing. This is the perfect beer to hang out in the backyard and is drinkable enough to pound down a few and not get tired of it

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Photo of schoolboy
3.74/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I think this is the second Sea Dog I've tried. The first was an odder fruit to put in a beer (but what fruit isn't odd to put in a beer?) - apricot - but this one doesn't work quite as well. Maybe the blueberries were over-ripe.

The brew is a nice color - nothing odd. It has a fairly weak head.

The aroma is over the top. It smelled like a jar of preserves as I poured it. The taste is almost not over the top, but it is excessively fruity. The fruit taste is out of balance and over powers everything else. It also is a little off. This is especially evident in the aftertaste, but it's everywhere, the aroma too.

While still refreshing, I hate to say that I liked the apricot better.

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Photo of Ant4711
2.75/5  rDev -21%

Photo of tbryan5
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of williamjbauer
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of MikeyJ777
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of LambicKing
2.75/5  rDev -21%

Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale from Sea Dog Brewing Company
3.48 out of 5 based on 963 ratings.
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