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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
564
Reviews:
76
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.59%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
142
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 564 |  Reviews: 76
Photo of johnnnniee
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%
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 WoodBrew
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
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 WVbeergeek
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of tdm168
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rolltide8425
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of imperialking
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of smakawhat
3.99/5  rDev +8.4%
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 Billolick
3.59/5  rDev -2.4%
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 jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of mklisz
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Lare453
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Duff27
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Tone
4/5  rDev +8.7%
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 IPAchris
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of brandoman63
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of outoffocus
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of tobelerone
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.62/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fatheads : Bumbleberry

Pours a clear straw with a bone white head. In the nose, blueberries and a bready maltyness. Follows through in the flavor with a nice sweet blueberry note but does not become cloying. A hint of hops and due bitterness is percieved. Overall, an interesting and refreshing fruit beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of fredmugs
2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of lupercmda
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of rudzud
4.27/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A thanks to Miketd for this one. I think this is the best blueberry beer I've ever had. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured a nice crystal clear golden hue with a nice one finger white head that faded to leave a thick halo and light wisping. Solid retention.

S - Ohhhh yah. Blueberry explosion. Fresh berries and light skin notes. There is some faint grain aroma along with some very faint honey aroma. Loving how blueberry forward this is.

T - A tad too much honey for me that overshines the natural sweetness and deliciousness of blueberries. Blueberries are nice, fresh tasting. Almost dessert like. I get some faint malts and super, super light earthy/grassy hops. Mighty tasty.

M - Mouthfeel is great, not over carbonated, not too sweet. I can definitely see gulping this back on a hot summer day.

O - Overall this was a mighty tasty beer, definitely my favourite blueberry beer to date.

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Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
3.68 out of 5 based on 564 ratings.
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