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

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Samuel Adams Cherry WheatSamuel Adams Cherry Wheat

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a straw yellow color with a fingers worth of head that actually retains fairly well... first SA regular rotation beer that I've seen do this. Thought I'd never see the day

S: Cherries stand out by far the most. Some slight wheat malt as well, but the cherries really dominate

T: Follows the nose, cherries at first followed by more cherry and wheat malt. Finishes with more sweet cherry. Well... this is certainly a cherry-forward beer. I wouldn't even bother putting wheat in the name, regardless of whether it's there or not

M: Light bodied with moderate carbonation

O: Don't go into drinking this thinking it will be subtle cherry... because it is NOT just a hint... The cherry consumes this beer. Also, don't drink this if you don't like your beers a little on the sweet side... And that's an understatement. It might get low ratings, but I for one enjoyed it. Probably because 1) I like cherries. A lot. And 2) because I like sweet beers. A lot. You are warned

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours out a slightly hazy, deep golden color. No lacing.

S: Smells like cherry flavor, faint yeasty smells, but very faint. Kind of wish I could smell more beer, more complexity, but cherry is a bold aroma.

T: Taste reminds me of cherry soda, with a slight dry finish. I don't know, I can't get past all that cherry flavoring. I can't knock this beer for being what it is, but wish it was more, beery, if that makes any sense.

M: Mouthfeel is creamy and smooth.

O: I could imagine this beer would appeal more to non wheat beer drinkers, and possibly could be a good intro for craft beer neophytes to the brand.

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Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.22 out of 5 based on 3,878 ratings.
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