Wild Blue | Anheuser-Busch

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54
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1,630 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Wild Blue is a blueberry lager that fuses the juice of nature’s perfect fruit – blueberries – with premium American and German hops, two row and six-row barley malt and cereal grains. Wild Blue has a full taste with a pleasant blueberry aroma and flavor, and contains 8% ABV.

Added by Todd on 09-27-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,630
Reviews:
626
Avg:
2.17
pDev:
44.24%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
322
For Trade:
0
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2.5/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of DM1293
1.65/5  rDev -24%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Well. Thats certainly the purplish blue color of blueberry. It looks more like juice than beer. It doesn't smell...good or bad. Like I can't really decide if I should like or hate its smell. Some malt, some blueberry.

Taste...well. You get blueberry. Then it just kinda peters out. For an 8%, thats awfully...bizarre. I would expect it to be a lot stronger.

...I mean...maybe if you want a really strong beer...that tastes like blueberries...you could chug this. otherwise, stay away.

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4.25/5  rDev +95.9%

Photo of BostonHops
1.38/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

12oz bottle served in a SA "perfect pint" glass.

the presentation of this beer is probably its chief selling point, and that is profoundly unfortunate. pours a purplish tone, small head lacking retention or lacing.

the nose is dominated by an overly sweet, artificial blueberry presence. not good, but it doesn't hint at the extent of the terror that lurks within.

the flavor is, to be charitable, a wretched, pretty unholy abomination. cloying, boozy artifical blueberry spiked with cheap vodka. if nyquil made a blueberry flavor, this would probably be how it would taste. not an enjoyable brew in the least... light mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

i've read in other reviews this being compared to a wine cooler. sorry to say, i would prefer a wine cooler. drainpour, and that is a rare statement from me. i feel sorry for the drain.

Reviewed on: 06-23-2010

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2.5/5  rDev +15.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

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3/5  rDev +38.2%

Photo of BeerBaronBitches
1.96/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 1 | smell: 5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

WTF!!! Ew, Ew, EWWW!!! I have never ever poured out a beer, this is NOT beer!! Be warned it's more like blueberry syrup. Pour it on your pancakes people!! Yuk!!

American Brewery out of Maine has an Outstanding Blueberry Ale, and I bought this one because I wanted to compare. THERE IS NO COMPARISON!! This is like St Ides, but at least with St Ides you expect crap. My pallette will never be the same.

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1/5  rDev -53.9%

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1/5  rDev -53.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +49.8%

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1/5  rDev -53.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +49.8%

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2/5  rDev -7.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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2.5/5  rDev +15.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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4/5  rDev +84.3%

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2/5  rDev -7.8%

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2.5/5  rDev +15.2%

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2/5  rDev -7.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Wild Blue from Anheuser-Busch
2.17 out of 5 based on 1,630 ratings.
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