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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

2,140 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,140
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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djeucalyptus

Oregon

3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

pours a golden straw hue with a nice eggshell white two-finger head that lingers and leaves bits of wispy lace.

aroma is sweet with some straw, lemony and orange marmalade. fruity with a bit of green hops.

taste follows closely with some sweet caramel malt. honey, citrus zest, a bit of herbal hopping. tastes pretty solid. a vibrant, flavorful pale.

mouth is smooth, a touch sticky, and a touch high on carbonation, making it a touch sharp. nice lingering bitterness that helps the mouthfeel.

delicious, flavorful, potent, but not overhopped or too malty. it's really well balanced, light, and flavorful. hits all the right notes. I've been fortunate enough to try this a few times, and I love it every time.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2011 08:20:50 | More by djeucalyptus
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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 2,140 ratings.