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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-25-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,218
Reviews:
1,173
Ratings:
3,901
pDev:
23.73%
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3
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

Pours a clear golden/straw color with a large fluffy white head. Nose is wheat and lots of sharp cherry. Taste is a decidedly non-yeasty wheat base that has just a hint of funk. Lots of sharp bitter cherries that may be a tad too strong for my taste. Mouthfeel is med-light and quite high carb with lotsa dryness.

Fruit beers are tricky and this one pulls it off. Wheat dryness and cherry dryness go well together. Did I mention this is dry and tart? Maybe a bit too much cherry going on. Worth a try and a good beer.

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Smell: cherry extract, vanilla, cola.

Taste: cherry, biscuit finish, wheat malt, cola.

Mouthfeel: light bodied, crisp finish, smooth upfront. Good carbonation.

Overall: A very tasty beer. One of my favorite fruit beers, and one of the first beers to turn me onto craft beer. Well balanced. Drinkability is very high.

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Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.16 out of 5 with 3,901 ratings
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