Sweetwater Blue | SweetWater Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
sweetwaterbrew.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,443
Reviews:
298
Ratings:
1,183
pDev:
18.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
356
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Ratings: 1,183 |  Reviews: 298
Photo of OompaMentor
2.5/5  rDev -26%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HatterasNC
3.46/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drtth
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The slightly hazy pale yellow beer is served in a Shaker Pint glass with a 1/4" white head that visibly recedes to leava a small ring around the glass with no lacing. At first sipping creates small spots of lacing that slide backdown to the liquid but by the middle of the glass there's almost nothing.

The aromas include some noticeable blueberry with a bit of the wheat and malt in the background.

The flavors are much as expected from the nose with the blueberry up front, backed up by the grains. There's a just noticeable bit of sweetness from the malt and no sign of hops.

The mouthfeel is light bodied and slightly creamy with the moderate, persistent carbonation. The finish begins as all the flavors fade pretty much together, leaving just a final hint of blueberry to close the show.

A nicely drinkable beer that seems well designed for summer drinking. It's light, slightly fruity and goes down easily. Seems well suited for a party on the porch on a pleasant summer evening.

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Photo of Pinginn
3.63/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WangFire
3.69/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bryan12345
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.33/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cdclark81
3.64/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent beer. Good deep color, but not as cloudy as I'm used to with a wheat beer. Slight hint of blueberry on the taste, but not overpowering; a slight bit of citrus in there as well.

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Photo of Trackster219
4.31/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChrisCharles
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.94/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of USMC_ATLTrader
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of apartin
4.22/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The appearance was a slightly clear golden colored body with a half finger white foamy head that quickly dissipates and leaves a slight lacing around the sides of the glass. The smell has strong notes of blueberry up front, slight wheaty/bready background. The taste is pretty much the same, a combined blueberrywheat aftertaste, sticky sweet finish. The palate is light, sessionable, carbonation is good for a blueberry beer and is good for me. Overall, this is a good session blueberry beer.

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Photo of jbehlar
3.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A slight taste of blueberry, but not overpowering. It was very refreshing and had a good feel. I could see drinking this poolside on a hot day.

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Photo of lawlmartz
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jagada
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Keith27614
3.99/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikemcgrath4
3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Alesseski
3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

Good refreshing beer.

Looks like a clear brown ale

Smells like blueberry pancakes or muffins

Tastes nothing like blueberry especially for having such a strong smell. Semi sweet bread taste so they go together well.

Feel is really carbonated. Very overpowering.

Overall a good beer but only something to enjoy sparatically.

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Photo of cburnham
3.41/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nick_perry
3.34/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Wheat beer infused with blueberries. Aroma reminds me of blueberry pancakes. Don’t get any flavor of it, though, which is weird. You think if you smell it you’d taste it as well. Structured like normal wheat beer.

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Photo of Zekenyce
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kbrown
3.66/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Sweetwater Blue from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 1,183 ratings
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