Plain Jane Blueberry
Isley Brewing Company

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From:
Isley Brewing Company
 
Virginia, United States
Style:
Blonde Ale - Belgian
Ranked #35
ABV:
5.4%
Score:
85
Ranked #22,308
Avg:
3.74 | pDev: 11.5%
Ratings:
28
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 18, 2021
Added:
Jan 22, 2014
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  4
SCORE
85
Very Good
Notes: None
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3.78 by QuintusHorace from California on Sep 18, 2021
 
3.88 by Tbone2131 from Connecticut on Aug 21, 2021
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3.48/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
by teromous from Virginia

I don't see a date listed on the can.

Appearance: As soon as it was opened it shot foam out of the top. In the glass the head is also massive and white with no signs of going down. The body is a slightly cloudy straw yellow. Good retention but spotty lacing.

Aroma: Blueberry fills the room as soon as the beer sprays out of the can. A closer inspection reveals a spicy white pepper aroma, some bubblegum, and a hint of clove. Oddly the blueberry aroma that is in the room isn't in the glass. It's like it is hidden or buried.

Taste: Up front there is a vinous grape and berry flavor. It tastes like noble hops up front. Jelly donut flavor comes through in the middle which is kind-of cool. Towards the back there isn't much of anything different; it's mostly herbal hop flavor. The aftertaste has more of that jelly donut character. Sometimes pepper and clove can come through at different times when drinking the beer, but it trends towards the finish of the beer.

Mouthfeel: The beer is on the upper edge of light bodied with a nice texture. Easy to drink. Very mild bitterness and very mild astringency.

Overall: The label on the can calls this a "Blueberry Plain Jane Belgian White Ale." The beer does smell like blueberries if you're far away from it and it does have a blueberry-like taste, but it mostly tastes like a jelly donut. It's worth picking up if you like fruit flavor in beers and enjoy a little bit of spice to a beer. It's worth trying or buying a single. I probably wouldn't buy it often but I could pick it up from time to time and I enjoyed it.

Feb 12, 2021
 
3.63 by hophugger from Virginia on Nov 16, 2020
 
3.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia on May 19, 2020
 
3.71 by vabeerguy from Virginia on Mar 23, 2019
 
3.5 by KeyWestGator from Florida on Dec 26, 2018
 
4 by Jason_cs from Florida on Jul 29, 2018
 
3.88 by AMCPhD from Virginia on Apr 26, 2018
 
2.79 by brocktune from Virginia on Mar 23, 2018
 
3.15 by oriolesfan4 from Maryland on Feb 21, 2017
 
4.75 by MaddDogg84 from Texas on Aug 14, 2016
 
3.93 by xt0n1cx from Virginia on Apr 16, 2016
 
3.87 by bigbutter from Virginia on Feb 20, 2016
 
4.85 by beerrat from Virginia on Jan 29, 2016
 
3.25 by Cobratrooper from Virginia on Oct 08, 2015
 
3.75 by Scott_McCool from Florida on Jul 28, 2015
 
3.68 by nmann08 from Virginia on Jul 12, 2015
 
4 by atrocity from Virginia on Jul 01, 2015
 
3.64 by Dan-76 from Virginia on Jun 23, 2015
 
3.79 by Links41 from Virginia on Jun 18, 2015
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3.13/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by Seasmom from Virginia

When mixed with the Peanut Butter Stout, makes a good peanut butter and jelly.

May 25, 2015
 
3.69 by InspectorBob from New Jersey on May 17, 2015
 
3.46 by VeganUndead from Virginia on Feb 09, 2015
 
4.25 by LeeEvolved from Virginia on Nov 17, 2014
 
3.75 by tabascosigned from Virginia on Jul 27, 2014
 
4.25 by Rhettroactive from Pennsylvania on Feb 26, 2014
 
3.5 by Jason from Massachusetts on Jan 22, 2014
Plain Jane Blueberry from Isley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 28 ratings