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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,174
Reviews:
296
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
18.1%
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
344
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Dave1999
3.23/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a cloudy amber with a white head which disappears in seconds.

The smell is musty, blueberries, sweet.

The taste is grainy and slight blueberry.

The mouthfeel is light with quite high carbonation.

This isn't terrible but it's pretty average. Tastes like a lager with some blueberry thrown in.

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Photo of Akfindlay
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Danny1217
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of crbnfbr
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of buschbeer
3.15/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a nonic pint glass

A - It is golden with a chill haze. It had virtually no head. The little bit that was there was white.

S - At first I got a soapy smell. That smell seemed to dissipate. Then I noticed fresh blueberries.

T - The blueberry taste is not in your face. It is subtle. It tastes like a lager with blueberry flavoring.

M - Moderate

O - It is not a great blueberry beer. The base beer taste is too prominent and bland.

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Photo of addiwilliams
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of icehawk
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Off_inthe_Shower
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of will_eye_e
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Bromine
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of hornsup
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of jmm380
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of betterbitter
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of GorgeousNightmare
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of eugeneizzo
4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of MPSTARR
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of Amalak
3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had at sharkys in Raleigh.
A. Extremely bubbly with a god colr and it is fairly clear. A good foamy white head with some lacing.
S.a very mild pine scent.
T/m. It has a strong soapy taste with a tang sweetness. Some lemon and citrus. A bit of smokiness. Light body.
O. It is refreshing but a bit too soapy.

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Photo of stript
2.9/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Purchased a 12 oz bottle at a Publix in Macon, GA. Sure can taste the blueberries, but it's just too sweet in the wrong way. It's not a complex sweet that you might get from a lambic or even from other fruit beers. It's just sugar. In my extremely limited experience, SweetWater beers seem to be sweeter than is standard for the style (e.g., the 420)--it must be the name.

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Photo of WOLFGANG
2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of AmishRockstar
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of bmoney
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of andy1701
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of gibsonflip
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of BigGingDrinker
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of c64person
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Sweetwater Blue from SweetWater Brewing Company
3.37 out of 5 based on 1,174 ratings.
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