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Sweetwater Festive Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

600 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 600
Reviews: 268
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 15
Gots: 59 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 11-14-2002)
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

100200300, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.6/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

It's in my top 10 beers and is a must try beer. It's alot like Sweet water 'Happy ending"

Try this it is worth the price.

Pro about the beer it ranges $11 to $12 for a 6 pack.

Con it's only out once a year.

Sweet Water Brewing Company!!!

uscgsc22, Sep 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Chrash16, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

stonewild, Aug 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

icehawk, Aug 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

wrw5031, Aug 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

MarkElkins, Jul 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

WOLFGANG, Jul 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

bmoney, Jul 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

thirsty_artist, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

avisong, Jul 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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GABrew, Jul 06, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from total wine Tampa FL for $3

Appearance - Reddish brown colour with an average size fizzy beige head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, dark fruits, caramel/butterscotch

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and an earthiness. There are also some dark fruits, butterscotch/caramel, and a bit of anise. It ends with a malty sweet aftertaste with some lingering chocolate flavour.

Overall - Not terribly exciting, but a nice well balanced very drinkable flavour. You would never know it had a higher ABV. I've only had a few beers from this brewer, but they have all been winners so far.

spinrsx, Jun 29, 2013
Sweetwater Festive Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 600 ratings.