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Sweetwater Road Trip Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

429 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 429
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 7
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CNeilP09 on 05-09-2007)
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CoolJosh

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3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Was curious about this style, through my experience imperial German style beers are either good or terrible with no middle ground.

Pours a very nice clear straw gold that falls victin to a chill haze which disappears over time. A nice 1 finger white creamy head rests on top and leaves lacing as a way of saying good bye. Very still, with no carbonation showing.

The first smell that sticks out is that typical pilsner skunk smell. There's a really grainy scent that follows in addition to some malt sweetness.

The taste is relatively sweet with a grainy malt bill. There is a nice smoothness to this beer which adds an interesting element. There's a nice sharp hop flavor as well as a slight skunk taste. It's a little bit drying on the palate. All in all not a bad beer, this may be the first middle of the road German beer I've had but I'm not sure if I'd be interested in trying this style again.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2009 04:22:11 | More by CoolJosh
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Sweetwater Road Trip Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 429 ratings.