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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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2,803 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,803
Reviews: 691
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.5%
Wants: 76
Gots: 511 | 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

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2001

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Ratings: 2,803 | Reviews: 691
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3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Harper's Restaurant in Greensboro. Pours a golden amber with a minimal head. There is decent lacing. I always have to tell myself this isn't meant to be an IPA so I shouldn't mark it down for not measuring up to the mouthfeel I like in an IPA.

Decent carbonation with a hoppy taste. It isn't overstated but it is there.

It was certainly a better choice than the other brews they had on tap

A very good beer to pair with the food offering at Harper's. A nice Pale Ale from the boys in Atlanta.

Photo of Chopman50
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of MTNboy
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: It is orange with a light yellow hue. The head and lace are ivory colored and average. The laces and the foam are rocky.

Smell: It has a grassy citrus aroma.

Taste: It is a little bitter but not as strong as I thought it would be. There are some malty, sour citrus tones in every sip.

Mouthfeel: A little bit sticky at the end but for the most part clean.

Overall: I had no issues drinking it and would drink it again.

Photo of mfigueroa713
4.3/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

yum yum, this extra pale is very satisfying. I haven't tried many extra pale ales but this was an excellent example what an extra pale should taste like.

Clean taste and very well carbonated but not over the top.
Pours a clear amber into a beer mug served at 40 degrees F.
Fair lacing with a brilliant and refreshing nose. Hops are alive but not dominating.
Could drink many of these guys quite easily.
A must try.

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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
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