Wachusett Blueberry Ale | Wachusett Brewing Company

Wachusett Blueberry AleWachusett Blueberry Ale
BA SCORE
25.4%
Liked This Beer
3.37 w/ 452 ratings
Wachusett Blueberry AleWachusett Blueberry Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
wachusettbrew.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This ale defines the style. A slight aroma of blueberry, balanced by a subtle flavor that gets fermented into this delicious wheat ale.

Added by Todd on 11-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,890
Reviews:
148
Ratings:
452
Liked:
115
Avg:
3.37/5
pDev:
17.8%
Alströms:
2.49
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
99
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 452 |  Reviews: 148
Photo of aaya
5/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

With fresh macerated blueberries and a lemon, you'll have to drag my body out of this bar at the end of the nite. Simply amazing. Fruity but not overpowering or overwhelming, it goes down so smooth with the fresh blueberry juices really adding such a bright and vibrant color and taste. I'm in love/limits. Darn these local beers that I can't get back home!

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5/5  rDev +48.4%

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5/5  rDev +48.4%

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5/5  rDev +48.4%

Photo of brokenbones5200
4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of GregF78
4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of chris657
4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of Chaaze
4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of Cooker_stp
4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of Guardian
4.74/5  rDev +40.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a great summer beer. As other reviewers have said, the blueberry smell in very strong. Taste is excellent, and I highly recommend (even though my wife makes fun of me for it) that one puts it in a glass with real blueberries (it's sometimes served at bars this way).

Only possible downside: if you're looking to get blitzed it will take many of them becuase of the low alcohol content. Overall this is an excellent beer and certainly the best blueberry beer I've ever had.

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4.6/5  rDev +36.5%

Photo of kelseyr713
4.59/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of robmorgan4
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of Southpawwp
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vado
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of 40ozofGore
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of Bopes23
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of LPorter33
4.48/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Single bottle from Martignetti's.

Appearance = Pretty sub-par looking. Not much different from a weak looking macro lager. Clear straw colored. Not much head at all, weak lacing. nothing going for it.

Smell = Nice, crisp, natural blueberry flavor. With a neat bit of toasted grain and malt coming through also. Can't complain about this at all.

Taste = This is a really good tasting fruit beer. The blueberry is not overwhelming in the least but it's there, noticable, and natural tasting. It's complimented very well by spices that make a definite presence: Yum..This is almost like a great pumpkin ale. There's cinnamon and nutmeg that goes really well with the blueberry. This is like a spicy, blueberry pie that's not overly sweet in the least. Great job, Wachusett.

Overall = An awesome blueberry ale. Extremely drinkable and tasty. Not overwhelming in any way.

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Photo of IrishColonial
4.36/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of goblue3509
4.36/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light yellow color with a slight head and no lacing. The smell is of blueberries up front there is a little grain smell in the back. The overall taste is of sweet malt and mostly blueberries, however, the blueberry taste is not overpowering or artificial in flavor. The mouthfeel is moderately carbonated and crisp. Overall the drinkability on this one is very high, it is an easy drink beer with some complexity, very refreshing on a hot day.

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Photo of powoo19
4.32/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried at the AOBF.. The golden look was appealing and the smell was slightly hoppy with a heavy hint of blueberry which was really appealing. The head lasted a short time ( in the 4 oz cup) and the taste was clean with a sweet taste. The aftertaste was nice as well. This is a really good beer froma really good company.Kudos!

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4.28/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

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Wachusett Blueberry Ale from Wachusett Brewing Company
Beer rating: 25.4% out of 100 with 452 ratings
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