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

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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
Ratings:
3,871
Reviews:
1,171
Avg:
3.22
pDev:
23.29%
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
775
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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3.8/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle of 355 ml, bought in a megastore in Mexico.
Pours a honey-like colour, semi-transparent, with a two finger soapy head that after a while becomes half a finger. That half finger has a very good retention. Quite an activity in the glass with lots of bubbles.
Sweet aroma of cherries, if there is something else there I can't find it, the cherries aroma is overwhelming.
Great taste, I don't think I have tried something similar before. Sweet and spicy. Medium thickness on the body and light carbonation.

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +39.8%

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2.01/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured on-tap at the Stadium Tavern in Fullerton, CA. Reviewed from notes.

A- Typical Sam Adams fluffy head. Finger and a half thick. Orange color. Long retention.

S- Smells like cherry cough medicine. Very strong. Oofah.

T- I think someone just poured cough medicine into my beer. Disgusting.

M- Medium bodied and sticky.

O- Avoid unless you like adult koolaid.

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2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.11/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Pours a hazy gold with a dense and creamy white head that settles to a thick cap, leaving soapy lacing clinging to the glass.
S - Straight-up Black Cherry Soda with a touch of crisp wheat. Luckily, I love Black Cherry Soda, but not particularly in my beer.
T - More cherry flavors with some light biscuit malt and a mild bitterness in the finish.
M - Light and crisp, with a medium0thin body and good carbonation.
O - While not my favorite Sam Adams offering, it is an easy-drinking Wheat Beer that could be a nice gateway.

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2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

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3/5  rDev -6.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -30.1%

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4/5  rDev +24.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -53.4%

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2/5  rDev -37.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +32%

Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.22 out of 5 based on 3,871 ratings.
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