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Sweetwater IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,180 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,180
Reviews: 781
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 137
Gots: 192 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2002)
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Xul

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4.3/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours translucent orange with an amber hue, capped by one finger of frothy white head. Retention is moderate to poor as the head recedes fairly quickly, leaving behind some scant lacing.

S: Strong hops up front with a blend of citrus and pine character. Lots of juicy grapefruit and orange along with some light tropical fruits. Some faint bready malts in the background.

T: Big citrus character up front with the same juicy grapefruit and orange as in the nose, and a big dose of pine follows right behind. Some floral hops come in on the mid-palate along with the malt base before giving way to a fruit-filled finish with both citrus and tropical sides.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, very clean finish.

D: Very drinkable with a good hop bite, this is a rather impressive IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2010 04:23:16 | More by Xul
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Sweetwater IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,180 ratings.