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Blackfoot Blueberry Wheat Ale | Brewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant - Oliver Square

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Blackfoot Blueberry Wheat AleBlackfoot Blueberry Wheat Ale

Brewed by:
Brewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant - Oliver Square
Alberta, Canada

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
17 IBU

Added by biboergosum on 09-17-2009

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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Photo of biboergosum
3.63/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

20oz Truepour pint at the Edmonton Oliver Square location. Not a big fan of blueberries, but my girlfriend's order looked weirdly appealing, so, why not complete my night of fruit beer goodness, I say.

This beer appears a hazy medium golden amber hue, with one stout finger of foamy, bubbly, and maybe even a wee bit creamy off-white head, which leaves a mountainous wall of painted lace around the glass as it slowly ebbs away. There are indeed a few blueberries floating at the top of the glass, and another half-dozen or so sunk to the bottom, although some sort of pleasant convection seems to keep them on the move. I plucked them out straight away, of course.

It smells of musty, though still fairly sweet blueberries, clover leaf honey, and soft pale grainy cereal malt - pleasant enough for this neophyte. The taste is still replete with juicy, mildly tangy blueberries, a hint of its sister berries (strawberry and blackberry), softly lilting wheat grain, a touch of sweeter caramel malt, and a fleeting whisper of earthy, floral hops.

The carbonation is light and fluffy, the body on the wan side of medium weight, and a bit pithy from the fruit in its smoothness. It finishes well off-dry, the grainy wheat and titular fruitiness hanging tough through to the end.

A fairly agreeable late-summer patio quaff, not my favorite of Brewsters' fruit wheat ales, but quite serviceable, especially if you like the blueberries. It will be snowing soon, so bring on the Blue Monk. Wait, there's Oktoberfest first, right?

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into tulip 9/12/11

A clear golden yellow with lots of tiny particles being moved around by a stream of bubbles that feed a large three finger off white head that slowly falls leaving no lace

S blueberry and floral honey and some dry cereal its simple but I rather enjoy the smell

T a little more floral and the blueberries not as strong but still pretty nice, a little sweet grainy flavor is doing OK for it too

M nice and light with bubbles making it fluff up, berries linger on the finish

O pretty solid fruit beer that would be better suited for a summer day but I'll take it today I'll take it

I've never needed a beer more then I do right now, I'll spare the details but Carona may have scored well right now, perhaps a re-rate is in the future?

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Blackfoot Blueberry Wheat Ale from Brewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant - Oliver Square
3.81 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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