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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,137 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,137
Reviews: 621
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.15%
Wants: 56
Gots: 179 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2001)
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StoneTSR

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3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: 12 oz. bottle poured into a standard pint glass. Transparent with just a hint of haziness and a half-inch, thick, white head. Very little lacing.

SMELL: Floral hops with a very subtle hint of smokiness. A medium strength and pleasant nose.

TASTE: Sweet, fairly piney hoppy flavor with notes of honey. The sweetness remains throughout the sip, but there is a sneaky undertone of sour flavor, which is not a bad thing at all. The sour undertone becomes more apparent throughout the glass, it is almost as if they snuck a tiny bit of wild yeast in there. Interesting.

MOUTHFEEL: Rich and smooth. The 420 sits a little heavy and the sweetness would prevent this beer from being a session beer for me, but one or two at a time would certainly be a treat.

OVERALL: No born on date, but it did have an expiration date of 12/26/10. Very unusual flavor that sets it apart and makes it unique. A great beer to enjoy if you're ever forced to be in the state of Georgia.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2010 22:35:50 | More by StoneTSR
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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 2,137 ratings.