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Blueberry Train Wheat | Tribute Brewing Co.

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3.88/5
Very Good
16 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tribute Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
tributebrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jwc215 on 05-02-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,073
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
16
pDev:
12.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
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Gots:
3
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0
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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of TPZEM
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy golden yellow with a head that sticks around for a little while, but still dissipates relatively quickly. Smells of freshly picked blueberries. Tastes wheaty with a very light blueberry flavor. Lingers on the palate for a decent while after the swallow. Mouthfeel very airy. Overall, a decent brew from a decent brewery. I wouldn't drink it all the time, but it's definitely nice to mix it up every once in a while.

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Photo of npendres
2.5/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Dactrius
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Also known as Blueberry Train Wheat Ale. Clean taste, not cloying. Definite blueberry taste but not overpowering at all with fruit. Cloudy appearance.

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Photo of Rugaber
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Nunya
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atone315
4.27/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Now that I am 1.5 hours north of the brewery, I am regretting not picking this up in bottles...especially at $16/4pk of 25oz bottles. Will definitely be stopping on the way home to pick some up....I love blueberries and on this side of a wild ale, this beer showcases them quite nicely.

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Photo of Giesch
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puftdank
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlacementSix
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Aubs723
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of cmwilliq
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of green_plastic
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of KnappStout
4.99/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A solid fruit beer from a great local brewery!

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Photo of NickyPogs
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of jwc215
3.72/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden without much noticeable carbonation. The white head doesn't last very long. Minimal lacing sticks.

The smell is of a field of fresh blueberries.

The taste of blueberries is not as strong as in the nose. This works well, because the balancing malt gives it a blueberry muffin character. The blueberry taste leans much more towards "real" than "artificial", which is certainly a plus, resulting in a higher bump in the score. Finish is long - much longer than usual for the style. I was tasting blueberry a long while after finishing the one beer.

Another bubble or two wouldn't hurt, but I'm far from complaining and wouldn't want them to tinker with a very good brew, and it is certainly "refreshing" enough, and the flavor sure does linger in a pleasant way!

Overall, this is a very well-made brew. Nice to see a fruit beer that tastes like the fruit, and has a bready malt balance giving it added character. Very good for the style. If you are in the mood for blueberries and beer, I certainly recommend it!

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Blueberry Train Wheat from Tribute Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 16 ratings
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