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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,340 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,340
Reviews: 631
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 63
Gots: 268 | FT: 3
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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3/5  rDev -17.6%

MyTBeerDrinker, Dec 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

RoryOMoore, Dec 24, 2011
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3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A – Medium apricot gold. Nice off-white head with nice retention and lace.

S – Soft citrus, biscuity malt and honey with a faint twang of copper pennies.

T – Mellow malt with a light herbal bitterne. Bready backend edges sweet before a clean, dry finish.

M – Medium light body with a nice smoothness, but suffers from under carbonation and a thin finish.

O – Some upsides and some downsides render this about par for the style.

vfgccp, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

jpbucher, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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jeff430, Dec 20, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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raymo55, Dec 15, 2011
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4.21/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Copper color with a nice 2 finger head. Good lacing.

S- Big caramel with accents of bread and orange.

T- Bready malts, caramel, citrus, and light spicy, earthy hops.

M- Medium body, slightly drying, good carbonation.

O- I don't know if people outside of Georgia know the impact this beer has had in our state. It is one of the most widely drank beers here and has played a huge role in pulling people away from Bud/Miller/Coors. I'm not saying its the best there is, but its pretty damn good and has to be the most common gateway beer here. It was definitely one of mine.

tmm313, Dec 15, 2011
Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 2,340 ratings.