Blueberry Whirl
Southern Tier Brewing Company

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IPA - American
Ranked #4,238
Ranked #27,960
3.85 | pDev: 20.52%
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
Very Good
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Notes: Barley, oats, and milk sugar boil and twirl together with fruity, tropical hops only to mingle and cool with - of course - more hops. The mixture is then conditioned and finished with blueberry and vanilla. Enjoy a bursting aroma, a creamy mouthfeel and rich notes of citrus and blueberry.
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EMV from Pennsylvania

3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 oz can into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Dirty golden pink pour with 2 fingers of fizzy white head. Falls fast... reasonable head of lacing.

S: Blueberries and cream. Vanilla and fruit. Quite good.

T.F: Grains and blueberry up front. Not much after that... a little vanilla and lactose.. more subdued blueberry. Not a whole lot of hops. Medium to light bodied and well carbonated.

O: A very average milkshake IPA. Smells good... but the flavor falls kind of flat. Not bad, but nothing to really recommend a 2nd.

Nov 17, 2021
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izraelc from New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy pale orange. Light foam. Hoppy blueberry aroma. Big floral hop body. Light blueberry and vanilla. Slight bitter finish. Thick and juicy. Doesn't taste artificial. Smooth. Better than expected.

Nov 12, 2021
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tigg924 from Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy, purplish gold in color with one quarter inch head. Taste is big blueberries and vanilla with light citrus. Medium light body, slightly bitter, moderate carbonation. Interesting but straightforward blueberry beer. Not bad, nothing I need more than a four pack of.

Oct 20, 2021
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JohnniEMc from Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Few brewers do flavor infused beers as well as Southern Tier. Let's give it a whirl and taste what this is about. Starting off, a full pint can is cracked open. Already, there's plenty of blueberry for the nose. The pour into a clear Imperial pint glass reveals a pretty orange-amber colored liquid, with very little head and lacing. The smell, after it's poured out, is still of blueberry, but it's muddled by the lactose incumbent in a milkshake IPA. Unfortunately, that aspect also muddles the taste and mouthfeel. The lactose diminishes the blueberry and that's a big disappointment after being teased by the aroma. The effort must be appreciated, but this one, rare for Southern Tier, falls way short.

Oct 08, 2021
Blueberry Whirl from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 13 ratings