Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill LagerSamuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager
BA SCORE
18.3%
Liked This Beer
3.24 w/ 809 ratings
Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill LagerSamuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mora2000 on 08-18-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,767
Reviews:
124
Ratings:
809
Liked:
148
Avg:
3.24/5
pDev:
16.36%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
116
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 809 |  Reviews: 124
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of rlee1390
3.66/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A-Hazy orange, nice carbonation, two finger head.

S-Just blueberries, not thing else. But it is not artificial and it smells great.

T-Starts with blueberries, which is now borderline artificial. Then nothing in the finish. Absolutely nothing.

M-Lighter, nice carbonation, was expecting it to be crisper.

O-If there was something in the finish the beer would be greatly improved. But right now it is just some semi-artificial blueberries.

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Kooz
2.28/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Lighter yellow than I thought it would be, and lighter head than I thought I'd see. Not impressed.

I get the scent of blueberry, but this is very much a lager--I like the smell and am looking forward to trying this.

This is a miss on taste. It is too bitter and the blueberry strains to meld with the rest of the flavors. It tastes disjointed and never comes together.

The body is good, but there is an unpleasant bitter aftertaste. This is one of the few Sam selections I have no interest in finishing.

I do not care for this beer at all. It reminds me of orange juice after brushing your teeth--that awful taste. Not enjoyable.

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Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
3.72/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass

A - Golden straw, clear. One and a half fingers of white head which sticks around for a short while.

S - Really delicious smell of blueberries. Reminds me of a sort of blueberry syrup. Would be a great waffle pairing.

T - Really strong blueberry taste up front, with corn on the back edge. A pretty standard lager with a blueberry twist. Easy drinking, no alcohol to speak of.

M - A bit thin, moderate carbonation. Nothing good, nothing bad.

O - Well it's just like the name suggests. A decent lager with huge blueberry aroma and taste, with the standard corn finish. I could kick a few of these back, and I suspect it would go well with breakfast (waffles, pancakes, pastries, etc).

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of spinrsx
3.12/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz Bottle from the Potsdam NY IGA for $2

Appearance - Slightly hazy yellow colour with an average size fizzy off-white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Corn, apples, blueberries, grains

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste corn, apples, and grains. There is also some blueberries and something along the lines of a grape Popsicle.

Overall – I am by no means a big fan of fruit beers, but this one isn't too bad. It's refreshing in a way and has a nice appearance in the glass. Worth it to try once I guess.

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of arizcards
3.46/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a part of the summer variety case at the end of June from Costco for $22.99. Best by October 2013.

Beer poured a cloudy golden orange with a decent white head that dissipated quickly.

Nose is...blueberries.

Taste is heavy on the blueberries and light on the hops. It is pretty sweet but so far not cloying.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with some moderate carbonation to make it somewhat refreshing.

Overall this is better than what i expected. It is sweet but not so much that a 2nd maybe in order. Would make a better dessert beer than lawnmower brew.

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2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

Photo of neenerzig
4/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into one of my pint glasses, this beer pours quite a cloudy/hazy medium golden color with a nice orange hue. White head is 1/2 inch thick when first poured before settling very quickly to a nice thick/medium sized ring lining the inside of my glass. Also has some pretty big clouds of yeast floating in the beer slowly making their way down to the bottom of teh glass. Never seen that before in any beer I've had from these guys. iIteresting Pretty decent lacing too, but this has the worst head retention I've encountered with a Sam Adams beers, save for the all but totally uncarbonated Triple Bock. Aromas of biscuity, bready, toasted malt and blueberry are certainly present along with a hint of honey and a bit of citrus. Good mix of flavors with a nice toasted, bready, biscuity malt sweetness upfront along with the blueberries and a bit of honey that give way to a nice citrus hop presence that sit on the back of the tongue. Has a crisp, smooth, light to medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate to heavy carbonation. Easy to drink in the way good beer ought to be. Really enjoyed this on a cool summer night here in Cleveland, OH. Quite refreshing.

Eric

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2.25/5  rDev -30.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Samuel Adams Blueberry Hill Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 18.3% out of 100 with 809 ratings
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