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Wild Blue Beer Calories

author image Kurt Schrader
Kurt Schrader has been writing professionally since 2005. He has also worked in the hospitality and travel industries for more than 10 years. Schrader holds a bachelor's degree in management, a master's degree in information studies and a Juris Doctor from Florida State University.
Wild Blue Beer Calories
Made with blueberry syrup, Wild Blue Lager contains 260 calories per 12 oz. serving Photo Credit: Adermark Media/Moment/Getty Images

Wild Blue Lager, brewed by a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch: Blue Dawg Brewing of Baldwinsville, New York, contains 260 calories and 26.6 g of carbohydrates per standard 12-oz. serving.

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Flavor And Style

The aroma of Wild Blue Lager has strong blueberry notes, with a “tart and zesty” flavor. It is a lager style beer that uses traditional German Hallertau lager hops, along with aromatic hops from the Pacific Northwest and natural blueberry syrup to create its unique flavor profile.

Alcohol Content

With an alcohol content of 8 percent by volume, Wild Blue Lager has considerably more alcohol per serving than most other beers on the market. In comparison, Budweiser has 5 percent alcohol by volume, Sam Adams Cherry Wheat 5.2 percent alcohol by volume and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 5.6 percent alcohol by volume.

Calorie Comparison

Wild Blue Lager, though marketed to the young, active-adult market, contains significantly higher calories than most beers in this segment. For a standard 12-oz. bottle, Wild Blue has nearly twice as many calories as most light beer and 115 more calories than Budweiser.

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