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Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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1,686 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,686
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 12
Gots: 70 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jsh420 on 12-29-2011)
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Drinkerofales

California

3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

An almost white head caps a murky golden beer. The foam leaves tons of lace, and retains as a rocky island on the top of the beer for the whole drink.

Smell is of floral hops, a touch of pine, some malts, and a note of astringency.

While I don't get much apricot in the taste, it does have a nice bitter that starts upfront, and lasts throughout. A much bigger flavor than the 5.8%

Texture is a tad fizzy, though not quite thin. Unfortunately, not super drinkable or smooth.

It's an IPA because it has hops, but none of the citrus components it claims to have. At least the flavor is pretty bold, if a bit one note.

DOA

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2012 18:31:56 | More by Drinkerofales
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Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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