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Blueberry Belch | Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ElGuapo on 08-29-2003

BEER STATS
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
46
Avg:
3.22
pDev:
29.81%
 
 
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Reviews by B967ierhunter177:
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2.27/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

This beer pours an odd pinkish yellow with no hea or lace. The aroma is blueberry with hints of wheat and hops. The flavor is tart blueberry with a mild hop bitterness with a wheat malt finish. It's mouthfeel is light and refreshing. Fegley's Blueberry Belch is a decent beer, recommended.

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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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Photo of elsinore
3.51/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My wife had one of these on tap today at BBW. I stole enough of hers to be able to pass judgment on it.

Small white head that faded fairly quickly; don't remember much lacing.
This year's batch had a vaguely reddish-purplish tone to it that prior reviewers did not mention; perhaps the recipe has been tweaked. At any rate, it was a cloudy amber with a definite dark reddish cast to it.

I didn't get much smell from it; mainly malts. Flavor was mainly straightforward malts as well, with some gentle berry flavor (not overwhelming) at the end, esp. as the beer warmed up a bit.

I've tried a few fruit beers now, and am beginning to think I'm just not a fan of the genre.
I *do* think this was the best fruit beer I've tried, though. Berry taste was subtle, not cloying, and beer was very drinkable and refreshing.
I suspect real fruit-beer aficionados will be able to think of something else they like better ... but still, I would recommend trying a Blueberry Belch.
It's pleasant, and that ain't entirely a bad thing to be.

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2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

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3.54/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.37/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served on-tap at Cork City Pub in Hoboken, NJ

A: Pours a mostly clear medium amber in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some definite purple/red wine highlights. The beer has a finger tall sudsy biege head that reduces to a medium sized medium thick patch, a very thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer, and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of sweet blueberry with some natural and some artificial hints. There are some lighter notes of sweet grainy malts underneath.

T: Upfront there was a moderate flavor of sweet blueberry that eventual shows some hints of tartness. Underneath the blueberry flavor there is a lighter amount of sweet grainy malts.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Not a bad blueberry beer - not the greatest that I have tried and certainly not the worst. The flavors and aromas are mostly of natural blueberry though it is a touch sweeter than I would have expected. Definitely a brew for a hot summer day.

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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3.47/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the Bethelehem Brew Pub.

Poured a deeper and cloudy amberish color with an averaged sized purple tinted white head. Aromas of fresh blueberries. I like the blueberry aroma. Tastes of blueberries with some graininess.

Notes from 09/08/07.

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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.17/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

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Blueberry Belch from Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works
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