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Sweetwater IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater IPASweetwater IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,328 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,328
Reviews: 791
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 140
Gots: 249 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

jcloud, Feb 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

elchingen, Feb 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

immobileman, Feb 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

Gu3mom, Feb 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

wbolden0412, Feb 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

hopspiller, Feb 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

jahannah, Feb 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Skelton, Feb 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

DmanGTR, Feb 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

JHendu, Feb 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

SmokeyDaVillain, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of Ell
4.18/5  rDev +5%

This is an excellent everyday drinker. It makes me sad to see it losing store and bar space to its smaller, more malty brother 420 (which is good, but not great).

Pours an orangey hue. Pretty color.

Nose is grapefruit. Very floral as well.

Big hop bite, then balanced nicely with a bisuity malt taste. Very hop forward, but not cloyingly so.

Mouthfeel is light - maybe too drinkable. Very easy to down a boatload of these.

Really excellent beer from a very good brewery.

Ell, Feb 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

TorsHammer, Jan 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

ant880, Jan 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Jsmercer, Jan 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

SeaOfShells, Jan 30, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -2.3%

12oz: Hazy golden color, small white head that settles quickly. Good lacing. Grapefruit aroma with a touch of spiciness. Dried apricot sweetness also in the nose. A very nice aroma. Taste is very sweet with just the right amount of bittering for an IPA. Hops taste more floral than the citrusy aroma promised. The finish is long and steady with no odd tangents. Texture is a little sticky. Carbonation is above average - biting. The carbonation gives the beer a refreshing quality. A nice IPA the selection of hops (Columbia for bittering, and Golding for aroma) made this IPA interesting.

chickenflea, Jan 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

scoot64, Jan 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

KevinGordon, Jan 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

JeffreyJDavis, Jan 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

kjmass, Jan 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

C-Dog, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

JoseR, Jan 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Kelp, Jan 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

psykad, Jan 23, 2013
Sweetwater IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,328 ratings.