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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

2,263 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,263
Reviews: 786
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 140
Gots: 225 | 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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Jarred


5/5  rDev +25.3%

11-22-2012 14:54:01 | More by Jarred
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bdn72

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-21-2012 19:27:41 | More by bdn72
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GeoCait

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-21-2012 01:56:59 | More by GeoCait
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eargle

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

11-20-2012 20:27:24 | More by eargle
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dalepryor

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-19-2012 00:26:30 | More by dalepryor
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Leviathan_USBM

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

11-18-2012 00:49:16 | More by Leviathan_USBM
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BrewtalAlement

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-16-2012 01:01:45 | More by BrewtalAlement
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YCantWeNotBeSober

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-14-2012 16:43:43 | More by YCantWeNotBeSober
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EMass85


4.2/5  rDev +5.3%

Let me just say first that this is my first beer to review. I have started trying many different beers over the past 6-8 months, but just decided that I should try and think about them a little more deeply than "I like it," or "it isn't my thing"

I picked up a six pack of this in Alabama (along with two others I will review soon) when I was there visiting my girlfriend.

Appearance: Brown-orange color with some clarity and a thin head that disappeared fairly quickly.

Smell: Nice citrus smell.

Taste: Strong citrus taste, followed by malt right after being poured. After having warmed a couple of minutes, the citrus taste mellowed a bit and became very smooth.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, light carbonation, slightly bitter but not overpowering.

Overall: IPAs have very recently grown on me, and this is one of the better ones that I have tried.

11-13-2012 02:45:37 | More by EMass85
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mixed_master7

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

11-13-2012 00:25:45 | More by mixed_master7
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +19%

11-12-2012 20:23:08 | More by sendbeer
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Mordhaus

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-11-2012 03:21:37 | More by Mordhaus
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gshoes3

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-10-2012 03:18:49 | More by gshoes3
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Coldsnack

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

11-09-2012 16:42:25 | More by Coldsnack
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Aschap

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-09-2012 02:20:15 | More by Aschap
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brewdude1982

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

11-03-2012 23:57:51 | More by brewdude1982
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jonas

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-03-2012 13:42:43 | More by jonas
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strohme2

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-02-2012 23:23:34 | More by strohme2
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lcdawg

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

11-01-2012 21:47:30 | More by lcdawg
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bluetrevian

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

10-31-2012 13:22:47 | More by bluetrevian
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Tom-Peters

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

10-29-2012 23:15:02 | More by Tom-Peters
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +2.8%

Thanks for my brother for bringing this back to Boston from his trip to Nashville. 12 oz beer was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that has reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale orange color with some clarity and bubbles coming through the glass.

Smell: smells good. It smells of sweet and bready malts, and then followed by tangerine and citrus aromas.

Taste: lots of citrus up front. Tangerine and grapefruit and then there is some caramel and bready malts.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium bodied, a little dry, medium carbonation, and a little bitterness.

Overall: Another solid IPA from the east coast. Love it. Wish they could distribute up here in Boston. That would be great.

10-27-2012 20:07:27 | More by Flounder57
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soroka24

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.3%

10-27-2012 10:10:46 | More by soroka24
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

10-27-2012 02:03:59 | More by pintofparadise
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tmcarter23

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

10-26-2012 13:19:01 | More by tmcarter23
Sweetwater IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,263 ratings.