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Sweetwater Motor Boat - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

443 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 21
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gford217 on 08-29-2008)
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Genx, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Hoppin_mad, May 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of Foyle
3.43/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: 1” fluffy cream colored head, recedes at a moderate rate with lots of lacing. Amber color with a cloudy appearance (probably hop sediment in suspension), significant carbonation bubbles streaming up.
Aroma: Pine and citrus hops dominate the smell. There is some detectable malt as well in the background (a bit of earthy, bready odor).
Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied, just slightly sticky, highly carbonated in the mouth (almost like drinking a cola), somewhat dry finish.
Flavor: Fairly well balanced as the hops dominate from start to finish – pine, citrus, and floral, even a hint of English type earthy hops. The biscuit quality of the malt helps to even out the taste and there is some caramel sweetness also.
Overall: Great job Sweetwater!

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.4%

HOPHEADNATIONMATT, Apr 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

fredmugs, Mar 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Heavenisbeer, Mar 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

bakerbill, Mar 18, 2014
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Belwar, Mar 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

JMC0054, Mar 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

irish01980, Mar 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

zestar, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Wortman1998, Mar 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Miles228, Feb 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Texasfan549, Feb 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

rhinonau, Feb 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

bisonfort, Feb 12, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -53.1%

mwar, Feb 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

psoriasaurus, Feb 03, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -33%

fishguyac, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Justinbshelton, Jan 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

SoCaliC8, Jan 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

rjknyy, Jan 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

rrski198, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of mntlover
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark copper color with a nice two finger cream colored head. The head falls slow with some good lacing.

Aroma is nice toasted malts with nice fruity notes. Some light hop aroma floral with some over ripe fruit. Who know maybe the fruits more from the malt then the hops. Either way nice smelling ESB.

Taste is nice toasted malts good caramel hints some ripe fruity notes. Hops in the finish seem more earthy with touches of pine. Good malt flavors with just enough hops for an ESB.

Mouthfeel is solid medium carbonation is smooth with a light pep towards the finish.

Overall very well done ESB great way to represent a style.

mntlover, Jan 12, 2014
Sweetwater Motor Boat from SweetWater Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.