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Sweetwater Road Trip Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

418 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 418
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | 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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thedoubler55

New Jersey

2.98/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - A golden yellow, looks like a normal pilsner, not to much head at the top and no lacing.

S - Citrus and grassy, a bit of hops but nothing crazy.

T - Just like the nose this brew, a nice refreshing taste.

M - Medium bodied, mid carbonation, a nice earthy taste.

O - Very drinkable in large amounts, a nice refreshing brew,but not to extravagent.

Serving type: on-tap

03-30-2012 19:42:47 | More by thedoubler55
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a pure golden yellow with a quarter of an inch of dense, soft, foamy, white head that has great retention. The nose is grassy, straw-like, and has a faint lemony aroma. The flavor is straw-like, grassy, lemony, earthy, and mildly bitter. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied, smooth, and lightly carbonated.

This is a nice, easy drinking pilsner; perfect for the southern spring weather. It's flavorful enough to keep you interested but also light enough to be sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 01:38:26 | More by tdm168
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CelticAleMan

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-20-2012 16:23:58 | More by CelticAleMan
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FosterJM

California

3.95/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1155th Review on BA
Draft to Nonic

@Sweetwater Hub in ATL airport

App- A very clear yellow with a nice mid forming one finger head. Had a huge cling all the way down the glass. Very creamy looking.

Smell- A mixture of light malts with a little lemon and a bit grainy. Had a gentle pilsener note to it but not offensive as some are.

Taste- A very nice and smooth pils. Want overly grainular or wheat like in the taste. A small bit of grassy earthy with a small bitter note and a little but of malts.

Mouth- A nice full medium body with a medium carbonation. A bit creamy on the finish.

Drink- Well it's not the best beer in the world, but I do think I have found my favorite pils.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2012 00:37:22 | More by FosterJM
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Zachb4au

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

03-17-2012 17:03:35 | More by Zachb4au
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jlove5

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-14-2012 17:59:16 | More by jlove5
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

03-11-2012 16:13:22 | More by UltimateLivewire
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +15.3%

03-05-2012 04:22:16 | More by carrollmel7
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DocAJ

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

02-15-2012 20:50:33 | More by DocAJ
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-23-2012 07:45:45 | More by CarolinaKev
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jriggins6

Colorado

2/5  rDev -42.4%

01-18-2012 17:14:36 | More by jriggins6
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livewire05

Georgia

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-06-2012 04:12:57 | More by livewire05
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Kavon

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-05-2012 16:20:16 | More by Kavon
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kizyle

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-31-2011 00:05:15 | More by kizyle
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MyTBeerDrinker

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-29-2011 04:05:54 | More by MyTBeerDrinker
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dowen44

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-21-2011 03:19:22 | More by dowen44
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melonpocky

Texas

4/5  rDev +15.3%

12-07-2011 23:07:21 | More by melonpocky
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dsauter

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-06-2011 20:52:05 | More by dsauter
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GHeinze89

Georgia

4/5  rDev +15.3%

11-23-2011 06:49:13 | More by GHeinze89
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freduardo

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -28%

11-22-2011 17:37:45 | More by freduardo
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grifftheiii

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -13.5%

11-21-2011 00:31:04 | More by grifftheiii
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Rempo

Indiana

4/5  rDev +15.3%

11-20-2011 04:12:09 | More by Rempo
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.3%

11-18-2011 05:11:51 | More by cadaugherty
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EasyReader

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +15.3%

11-16-2011 21:16:44 | More by EasyReader
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jophish17

Georgia

2/5  rDev -42.4%

11-14-2011 21:28:38 | More by jophish17
Sweetwater Road Trip Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 418 ratings.