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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,668 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,668
Reviews: 664
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 74
Gots: 416 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2001

No notes at this time.
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3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Who could resist a beer named 420? It's always 420 somewhere. Honestly this beer is born to be mild. Nothing about it just jumps out and grabs you. It pours up a clear pale gold with a beautiful off white 3 finger head. Elaborate and lasting rings of lacing can be observed as the glass empties. The smell is so subtle that my non-sensitive nose could barely pick anything up. Taste is sort of grapefruity and sweet with not much hoppiness on the finish. Still this would make a good session beer as it is very drinkable, if lacking distinction.

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3.08/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap in Atlanta

A - Slightly hazy pale straw yellow with a small layer of white. Good lacing.

S - A very weak nose. Some bready malts and a very slight hop presense withoiut much in terms of hop aromatics.

T - Sweet bready malts, some caramel and decent bitterness with some earthy and herbal notes.

M - Light body. Somewhat creamy. Moderate carbonation.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Mediocre at best. Is better suited as a college aged hipster beer. That's the market for this beer and the brewery and they found it. They're afraid if they change it, they will lose the hipster crowd that consumes this. It's not horrible, but it could be better. Spend the extra money and get some Dale's Pale.

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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 2,668 ratings.