Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry AleBumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by adamette on 07-24-2009

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#34,992
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
589
pDev:
13.9%
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Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of seakayak
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of n2492004
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EMV
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Clear golden amber pour with 2 fingers of fluffy white head. Great retention and lacing.

S: Blueberry puree and light grains.

T/F: A light wheat-beer type grain flavor... blueberry is strong but not overwhelming. Mild sweetness. No significant hop flavor... only mild bitterness for balance. Light bodied... well carbonated and crisp/clean.

O: For what it is a decent beer. Basically a light blueberry wheat. No bad flavors... good summer swill but nothing to seek out.

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Photo of Maverick82805
5/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of trainradio77
4.33/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stofko1992
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bf7
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Psquared93
4.66/5  rDev +27%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.91/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of camman007
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rudiecantfail
3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.

L---Clear copper with a nice thick white head that left good lacing.

S---All I get is blueberries, but that's what's advertised, so....

T---Again, straight blueberries.

F---Nicely carbonated, giving it a fruity fizz.

O---Could use a bit more complexity, it's all blueberries all the time. But that's what's advertised, so....

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Photo of Zaphog
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beergorrilla
3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of claminat420
4.32/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottled on 06/21/17 11:22 poured heavily into my libbey's porter glass.

Appearance- a transparent copper color with a super frothy off white head. leaves minimal lacing.

Aroma- blueberries and honey.

Taste- a light graham cracker malt character with some nice blueberry action. the honey must play with the blueberries and make them more pronounced. has a slight fruity pebble taste.

Mouthfeel- light bodied. alil over carbonation if you ask me. crispy

Drinkability- easily gonna crush the six pack.

Overall- this is a great summer brew or something fruity that's not overkill. for the style it's really solid. take this over all the fruit beers I can think of on the top of my head like dark horse raspberry or founder's rubeus or any ipa with grapefruit or any other fruit in it. great example of a fruit beer and prolly a great starter for getting someone into craft beer.

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Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.08/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 8/18/17. Poured into Belgian ale glass.

L: 2F head with good retention. Leaves a thin cap and ring. Beer is a pretty clear amber.

S: Blueberries and honey, along with cracker and maybe caramel malts.

T: Blueberries, slightly tart, but neutralized by the honey and malts. Pretty neutral finish.

F: Light to slightly medium body. Mediumish carbonation. Good construction and balance. Nice and refreshing.

O: Apparently I like this more than most others. I think they did a nice job on it.

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Photo of JDeV
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Nice pour into a cold mug. Amber color with a little hint of purple. Thin, airy head. Slight malt flavor backed by blueberries with subtle honey notes. Little low on carbonation. Overall a very drinkable beer

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Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vetbidder
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light orange tinged brew with a light tan head. Sweet blueberry scent dripping off the nose of this brew. Maybe some malt in the back somewhere. Now for the flavor: more complex than I would have thought, there is honey some berry shows up and then with a blended malt/honey Ending. Not as sweet and not as berry as I would have guessed but after saying all that, sort of ok. Also watery and I think it could benefit from a bit more carbonation.

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Photo of CLEgator
5/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Phenomenal summer beer. Even better with blueberries in your glass.

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Photo of TimInPA
4.85/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Pours into glass with a foamy head. Clear and light straw color. Taste is light and fruity, with hint of honey and blueberry. Not overwhelmingly sweet. Mouthfeel is not terribly bubbly.
One of my favorite beers.

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Photo of adamjthompson00
1.95/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Photo of Redrover
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer on tap at the 10 Penny in Pittsburgh. I have always enjoyed beers from this brewery, so it was a no brainer to have a pint.

The beer is gold with a white head and nice lacing.

Berries, grains and something very floral in the nose.

The beer is fruit forward with some sweetness and more grains in the finish. It's a bit flowery and sweet mid glass.

The mouth is light and crisp.

This is a nice summer beer!

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Photo of tigg924
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear, gold in color with 1/3 inch head. Taste is blueberries, cereal and toasted malt. Light bodied, medium carbonation and sweet. Makes for a fairly standard blueberry ale. Tasty and sessionable, but also a beer I feel I have had several times from several breweries.

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Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 589 ratings