I have never tasted an Amelanchier alnifolia or Serviceberry or Juneberry. This variety called ‘Smoky’ produces lots of fruit, about the size of a large blackcurrant. These were ripe on 23rd June 2019 and considering the time of year when cherries have peaked and blackcurrants are almost ripe. They are something different.
Very juicey, some would say watery with a delicate but nicely sweet flavour. Please bare in mind that the blackbirds will still take them.