SweetWater Brewing Company

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Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #799
Ranked #48,745
3.41 | pDev: 17.89%
SweetWater Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
Reviews: 309 | Ratings: 1,224 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by SmokySignals:
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SmokySignals from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. can , best by 10/17/19, into shaker pint glass
Yellow gold body gets a nice airy head that fades off to light film...
Delicious blueberry pie aroma and light beer...LOVE IT
Taste is , a really good light beer with just enough berry in there for a fun, light, session crusher, or dessert/appetizer.
Having this for the first beer of a great summer afternoon sesh is a great help of course, and recommended.
Overall a good example of not going too far with the fruit. An eye opener for me., but the release of Frenchy's Blues by Terrapin got me interested in trying the Sweetwater Blue. Accept gladly, enjoy many, and repeat as desired.

Jul 29, 2019
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oberon from North Carolina

2.96/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the Filling Station here in G-boro.Poured a very light slightly hazed golden with a 1/2 finger white head atop.Aromas are mainly toasty cereal grains with a light smattering of blueberry.Toasted flavors and very light sweetness,the bluberry is light and in the finish.Well I gues if you are lookin for a no brainer with a hint of fruit this would be for you,not me.

Jul 24, 2011
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zeff80 from Missouri

2.66/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Poured out a clear, pale golden yellow color with a small, short-lived head of fizzy foam. It left little to no lacing.

S - It smelled of blueberry. Yup, blueberry. Maybe there was wheat there, too.

T - Tasted of blueberry. There were some beer-like flavors, too.

M - It was crisp, sharp and fairly smooth. A light bodied brew with a dry finish.

O - This is what I expected. A Blueberry ale that is mostly blueberry and not particularly interesting.

Jul 27, 2012
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dbrauneis from North Carolina

3.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a lightly hazy medium golden yellow in color with some moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some light golden yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall frothy white head that slowly reduces to a thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of wheat with some slightly stronger aromas of blueberry.

T: Upfront there are light flavors of wheat with some slightly stronger flavors of blueberry - the blueberry tastes fairly natural and there is not a lot of artificial sweetness.

M: Slightly heavier than light bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Smooth and slightly creamy.

O: Would probably be better enjoyed on a hot summer afternoon while out in the sun but it is definitely an enjoyable blueberry beer with very little artificial flavors or aroma. This is easy to drink and could easily be sessionable. Pretty refreshing.

Mar 26, 2013
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kmckinnon87 from Texas

4/5  rDev +17.3%

Dec 13, 2011
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TaylorK from Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +32%

Mar 24, 2014
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brpendergast85 from District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -41.3%

Aug 20, 2014
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jr5639 from West Virginia

4.01/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was hesitant to try this beer out. I'm not much for blueberry but this turned out to be pretty good. The smell of blueberries was much more potent than the flavor. I wouldn't mind having a few more of these.

Aug 03, 2018
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secondtooth from Indiana

3.94/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy straw gold, with a fair amount of carbonation. Lace is thin, about a pinky in size. Spotty.

Nose is nice and blueberry. Reminds me of blueberry muffins, which makes sense as this is a wheat beer with blueberry infusion. Love it!

Taste is mild, but balanced. Nice mix of wheat and blueberry. Definitely a light body here, so this is an easy drinker. Solid, but not outstanding. I could drink more of these, no problem.

Nov 01, 2011
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icehawk from South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10%

Aug 10, 2013
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baklo from North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Aug 06, 2015
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Pro_Magnon from Texas

3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Jul 04, 2014
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Eamartin88 from Texas

4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Feb 02, 2019
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avalon07 from South Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a light yellow color and a somewhat cloudy consistency. Not much head, but some decent lacing.

S: Strong smell of blueberries, though you do get a whiff of some hops.

T: Tasted mainly of blueberries and hops. Very fruity and flavorful.

M: Highly carbonated with a smooth finish. Fairly full-bodied and zesty.

D: I don't usually gravitate towards fruit beers, but Sweetwater is a good brewery. This is a solid and refreshing beer. Not something I'd drink all the time, but well done nonetheless.

Oct 22, 2008
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normanbeats from Georgia

3.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Jun 30, 2015
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08Deltadawn8 from Georgia

4.42/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

It's good for a fruit beer

May 28, 2015
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joe972 from Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

Jun 03, 2014
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loriignacio from South Carolina

5/5  rDev +46.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I love this beer. Tastes great, plop a few fresh and frozen blueberries in it, antioxidant heaven!! Best beer ever!! Please get more bars to have this on tap. I love the draft, but cans are good too, just pour it in a glass and add your blueberries!! Yummoooo

Sep 30, 2018
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Yesac from Georgia

2.95/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours clear pale yellow/gold in color. Very thin to almost no head that goes away. Messy lacing on the glass.

S - dull smell, almost sour like a farmhouse. Slight floral smell.

T - Malts up front. Very slight berry finish. Sweet overall.

M - Thin and carbonated

D - Low ABV, slightly malty and thin makes this an easy drinker, but isn't for me.

Sep 11, 2008
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STKPICR0720 from Alabama

4.24/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew was the first beer after Abita Purple haze that I have tried with any fruit resemblance to it. I loved the smell wow you could open this brew 15ft from me and I would either believe I was at IHOP or you just opened a Sweetwater Blue. Smooth very smooth clean crisp blueberry taste brilliant finish that leaves both beer and blueberry. The alcohol is there but not at all powerful. If you are tired of your girlfriend drinking to many fru fru drinks that cost an arm and a leg buy here one of these and your gold.

May 21, 2011
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MichaelProcton from North Carolina

2.96/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

May 09, 2015
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Jared14 from Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +10%

Jul 23, 2014
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Mdwhisler from Illinois

4.01/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nov 05, 2018
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jsh420 from Illinois

3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

May 01, 2015
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Bloodbuzz99 from Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +10%

Oct 10, 2013
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