Wild Blue | Anheuser-Busch

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Missouri, United States

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

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look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

I had high hopes for this, but it was honestly terrible.

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1.85/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

Looks like grape juice when poured. Especially when the head disappears. Sweet fruity smell (again, grape, I know it is supposed to be blueberry), but also some musty notes in there as well. Sweet berry favor. Blueberry flavor? Okay. I'll give you that. Some nuttyness in there as well. A Tart, astringent aftertaste. Tastes like an alcopop. If you want beer, this isn't it. A little thick and a bit sticky on the tongue, not bad (mouthfeel). Stupidly, I thought this was a Flying Dog creation. I thought, can't go wrong, it's Flying Dog. The label led me to believe so as it is very similar in style to the Flying Dog Beers. This to me is not a beer. I don't like this sort of beer anyway, and I think too many breweries are making fruit beers. I was all proud of myself for stepping away from the IPA's for this review. Guess what I'll be going back to next time?

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4.75/5  rDev +118.9%

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1.23/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Like grape juice. A fuzzy purplish-white head recedes to a fine wisp to leave a ring around the edges with no lacing.

Aroma: Blueberry syrup with a good amount of champagne-like sweetness.

Taste: Sweet malts are mixed with sweetness from the blueberry juice/syrup/adjuncts to make a syrupy-sweet sugar bomb. The only "balance" is in the finish that is way too carbonated and sour with tart fruitiness.

Mouthfeel: Syrupy and carbonated.

Overall: Just didn't not enjoy the sweetness overload nor the blueberry component. Too much syrupy sweetness.

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3.76/5  rDev +73.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a six of this one on my way to a quantity over quality night and the selection at the store I stopped at was very limited. Very interesting looking beer, dark in appearance with a light purplish head, I guess what you would expect from a blueberry beer. Smell is an interesting mix of blueberry and beer. Outstanding flavor, I enjoyed this beer very much, plus, it was very easy to drink which was surprising for an 8% beer, this gives it bonus points overall. And it was very reasonably priced. Not sure it is exactly a beer, more of a fruit cider, malt beverage, beer mix with blueberry juice, but I found it very tasty. Overall, not really a beer, but I enjoyed it and would buy again, just don't go into it looking for a beer.

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You should stay pretty far away from this beer

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Wild Blue from Anheuser-Busch
2.17 out of 5 based on 1,626 ratings.
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