Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Cherry WheatSamuel Adams Cherry Wheat
BA SCORE
3.16/5
3,886 Ratings
Samuel Adams Cherry WheatSamuel Adams Cherry Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,507
Reviews:
1,173
Ratings:
3,886
pDev:
23.73%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
792
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,886 |  Reviews: 1,173
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1/5  rDev -68.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -13%

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1/5  rDev -68.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -13%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.18/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a lightly hazy dark golden yellow to orange in color. The beer has a finger tall light beige head that quickly reduces to a patch of thin film and a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal lacing is observed.

S: The aroma of this beer is intensely artificial cherry with some light underlying hints of wheat.

T: Like the smell, the taste of this beer is quite one dimensional with the artificial cherry flavor dominating. There is a very light hint of wheat in the beer but it is almost cough syrup like.

M: Light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin/watery.

O: This beer is refreshing and easy to drink but not a beer that I want to have more than one in a session - it is a little too artificial cherry for me.

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +50.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -13%

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2/5  rDev -36.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of schoolboy
3.55/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This is a very mild fruit beer. It is nicely balanced and doesn't thrill or offend. I wish it did.

It barely tastes of wheat or yeast as it should and the cherry taste is very subdued.

It is a nice refreshing beverage, but not a profound one in any way.

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4/5  rDev +26.6%

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2/5  rDev -36.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.26/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Very strong black-cherry-soda aroma, generally fresh wheat beer taste and feel, especially good super-ice-cold, mild cherry flavor comes through, but ultimately drinks more like a soda than a beer.

Unfortunately for me this beer presented a very strong almond extract finish that remained on the palate and conflicted with many savory foods.

Seems to be the perfect beer to accompany chocolates or a jelly doughnut.

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4/5  rDev +26.6%

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2/5  rDev -36.7%

Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.16 out of 5 with 3,886 ratings
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