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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

2,262 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,262
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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joe_hurd


4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-09-2014 01:43:51 | More by joe_hurd
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jaredtp

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-09-2014 01:40:19 | More by jaredtp
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SPlikesbeer


5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-08-2014 21:35:47 | More by SPlikesbeer
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tillmac62

South Carolina

4.15/5  rDev +4%

BBD 9/15/14. Clear medium amber pour with a very faint ruby tint. Excellent head, lacing and retention. Very nice nose of grapefruit and tropical (mango) with a touch of spice and pine over a very light biscuit. Medium bodied with a normal carbonation level that imparts a bit of effervescence on the finish. Nice balanced flavor profile with a bit of hop complexity in a blended fashion. It begins with the flavors of the nose then flows into a mild bitterness. The finish is dry, not quite crisp, and leaves you with a light grapefruit rind bitterness and a touch of spice.

08-08-2014 19:01:28 | More by tillmac62
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oldirtycaffrey

Virginia

3.74/5  rDev -6.3%

Pours a beautiful dark amber with a flurry of cascading bubbles and a one inch billowy foamy head. Leaves a slight amount of lacing along the glass. The smell -- grapefruit, grapefruit, grapefruit! Also subtle hints of mango in there. Really nice. Grapefruit is also the overwhelming quality of the taste. Nice level of carbonation. Really fresh tasting beer. I had one on 8/7 that had a Best Buy date of 8/17 and it felt like I was drinking this right at a brewery. Really solid IPA. For a 6.3% ABV, very easy to drink.

08-08-2014 15:21:48 | More by oldirtycaffrey
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moshea

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-08-2014 14:10:12 | More by moshea
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tmneyer

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.3%

08-08-2014 01:28:57 | More by tmneyer
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TheWiredDJ

Indiana

3/5  rDev -24.8%

08-07-2014 20:51:09 | More by TheWiredDJ
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stevehagy

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

08-07-2014 16:19:48 | More by stevehagy
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Clemsontiger81

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

08-06-2014 02:23:01 | More by Clemsontiger81
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C_Dom


4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

08-06-2014 01:50:52 | More by C_Dom
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Nickhagin

Georgia

5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-05-2014 23:39:05 | More by Nickhagin
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twonder23

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.3%

08-05-2014 21:13:29 | More by twonder23
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IPA1978

Missouri

3/5  rDev -24.8%

08-04-2014 22:14:08 | More by IPA1978
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BrahptimusPrime

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -24.8%

08-04-2014 20:09:30 | More by BrahptimusPrime
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theryanking


5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-04-2014 19:54:49 | More by theryanking
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Bigdood33


4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-03-2014 22:52:07 | More by Bigdood33
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Dhamma73

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-03-2014 21:00:55 | More by Dhamma73
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cwd

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-03-2014 01:36:33 | More by cwd
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leaversuch

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

08-02-2014 23:36:42 | More by leaversuch
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joeyjoey104

California

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-02-2014 21:06:55 | More by joeyjoey104
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caj209

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

08-02-2014 20:53:58 | More by caj209
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-02-2014 17:42:01 | More by Mantooth
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kdmakesyousmile

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.3%

08-02-2014 17:40:00 | More by kdmakesyousmile
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EConnOG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-02-2014 15:15:54 | More by EConnOG
Sweetwater IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,262 ratings.