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

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Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry AleBumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale
BA SCORE
3.67/5
Good
580 Ratings
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by adamette on 07-24-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,570
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
580
pDev:
13.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
147
Trade:
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Ratings: 580 |  Reviews: 84
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 jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale from Fat Head's is ok....but keep in mind I'm not a fruit/lambic fan. Any blueberry beers I would compare with my favorite the Sammy A's blueberry lager. This beer poured a nice clear copper with nice head that is not leaving a lacing. The scent certainly carries blueberries and some biscuit. The taste has blueberry and maybe a touch of sweetness....very dry on the back end with strong alcohol taste for only a 5% abv. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it good and worth a try....just not in my wheel house genre.

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Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

On tap at Quaker Steak and Lube Sandusky, I didn't mean to order this, but they sent it by mistake. Slightly hazy deep golden color white head. Faint berry aroma and flavor sweet bready honey maltiness. Not horrible for a fruit beer.

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Photo of tdm168
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some ringy lacing. The smell had a pure blueberry with some sweet crackery malt and light honey. The taste was mainly sweet through a combination of the blueberries, honey and crackery malt. Light sweet blueberry accompanies the aftertaste and lingers sweetly into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation felt nicely surrounding the mouthfeel and left a decent creamy sweet fulfilling quality. Overall, I say this was a pretty good fruit beer.

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Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of rolltide8425
3.64/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Billolick
3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, with some sort of dating on the neck of the bottle (smudged, and couldn't read it)

Pours lightly hazed, lighter amber, minor tiny bubble head, film left behind and leaves some.
decent looking low sheeting

Sweet and fruity nose

Same thing happening on the taste buds, sweet and fruity, with blueberries and honey coming to mind...not my kind of thing, but I did not this to be over the top too sweet. Good beginner beer perhaps on or a very hot day

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Photo of imbibehour
3.99/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a elongated short flute like glass.

Body color is a muted yellow to brown appearance, quite clear with some cola carbonation. Two finger fluffy white head and a nice cap on tap. Some little bit of thick lacing while drinking. No hint appearance wise this is a fruit beer.

Bouquet shows a sharp and airy hint of flower like blueberry. Perfumey. Real nice aromatics. A hint of crispness fizz but some malt chewy quality also. Pretty impressive.

Palate is quite surprising. Honey angle seems to work more towards palate softness/smoothness than being any hint of sweet. Nice crisp blueberry angle that is much like on the nose. Fresh and floral. Some of the chewy malt sensations missing just slightly.

Overall a unique one in the blueberry realm and quite tasty.

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Photo of imperialking
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Tone
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, maize color. 5/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of blueberry, pale malt, slight sweet malt, and a hint of hop. Fits the style of a Fruit / Vegetable Beer. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with a high carbonation level. Tastes of blueberry, tartness, pale malt, hops, hint of floral, and a hint of spice. Overall, good appearance, body, and blend, but lacking in aroma. One of the best blueberry beers I've ever had - the blueberries taste fresh.

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Photo of mklisz
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Duff27
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Lare453
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPAchris
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Erik-P
4.33/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tobelerone
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of brandoman63
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of outoffocus
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 580 ratings
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