Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale | Sea Dog Brewing Company

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79
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962 Ratings
THE BROS
81
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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:
962
Reviews:
357
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
18.39%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
193
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 962 |  Reviews: 357
Photo of Hellpop65
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Benileto
4.92/5  rDev +41.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer looks alright, head dissipated rather quickly aroma is extremely delicious, taste is very delicious I'm going to rate this as the Top fruit Beer that I have tried

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Photo of puck1225
3.18/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a can into a pint glass. Clear and golden, but no head or lacing. Strong blueberry smell which is pleasant. This carries over to the taste, and it is a bit overwhelming at first. It tastes ok and goes well with ham quesadilla.

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Photo of ruzzal
4.1/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TurboBrew
2.51/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of pstam87
4.2/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MizzouBrew
3.56/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AuntBea
4.1/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.33/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rugaber
3.92/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of connecticutpoet
3.51/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
2.57/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, best by date 03/07/2016 printed on the bottleneck. Acquired a single bottle of this stuff as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's. Label lists this as Sea Dog Wild Blueberry, with a 4.60% abv. My second beer from Sea Dog Brewing Company.

Poured into a Duvel tulip snifter.

A - Pours a slightly dark golden body, one finger of thin bubbly off-white head that fades to a ring quickly. Leaves no lacing behind to speak of. Appears aptly carbonated.

S - A not so authentic smelling aroma. Blueberry pie filling on the aroma. Creamy & wheaty, with blueberry soda / candy / pie filling aromas. Doesn't smell bad or off-putting, but perhaps not entirely authentic.

T - Flavor follows the nose: subtle creamy / grainy wheat paired with a creamy blueberry soda / syrupy flavor. Crisp, flavorful, & drinkable, but again probably not 100% authentic blueberry flavor. Prominent blueberries n' cream flavor.

M - Feel is smooth & crisp. Easy-drinking, with good carbonation. Light-bodied.

Overall, not bad for what it is, but there are many more better beers available.

Sea Dog Wild Blueberry -----3.5/5

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Photo of ESPN_Woodsy
4.47/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sposter4
3.87/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Seanie_B
4.14/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pirmannt1
3.92/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.09/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HotDogBikeRide
3.81/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a cold single bottle, says best used by 6/03/2016 but I see no date that it was bottled on. First thing I notice is the carbonation (tons of bubbles that rise throughout the entire drinking experience) and a two finger light head which dissipated to nothing in less than 30 seconds. The color is a reminiscient of some macros, my fiance says it is yellow (haha, I'm pretty color blind).

Most incredible thing about this beer is the smell, it is overwhelmingly blueberry, almost exactly like a Dum-Dum sucker. Brought me back to my childhood's favorite sucker flavor. The taste however is very laid back, wheaty, and has only the slightest hints of blueberry and fruit. It is quite extraordinary to think that the smell is that potent without even a fraction being carried over into the taste, aromatic indeed. Not sure if I could put back more than one, as it has a creeping carbonating feeling in the stomach that concerns me, haha.

Still, it was nice to try, I wish that I could find an air freshener that smells like that. Would never know any alcohol is in it, could've got me drunk as a kid without any bitching to be had about carbonation, I don't even drink soda anymore though haha. It is thirst quenching, and would be happy to try again one day if offered but wouldn't go out of my way. Does what it does pretty well.

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Photo of tripledbrew
3.31/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ECsurfattic
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrokenEdge
3.83/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

This is one of those beers that's easy and enjoyable to drink, but when I really sit down and criticize it, it has some flaws. It looks pretty typical for a wheat beer, a light golden color. Not a lot of head and it doesn't last long. A lot of blueberry smell when you first open it, but while drinking it cold, there isn't much smell or flavor. As it warms, it gets a more pleasant blueberry pancake/muffin type smell and taste. Feels pretty thin and low on carbonation. Probably more enjoyable in the summer than in the dead of winter like when I had it. Not a very complex beer, but it's tasty.

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Photo of mrdodd
3.3/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat Ale from Sea Dog Brewing Company
3.48 out of 5 based on 962 ratings.
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