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

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79
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1,689 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,689
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 12
Gots: 71 | 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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WesWes

New York

4.1/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a hazy gold color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has an excellent pale and wheat malt character along with some pine and citrus hop notes. It has a slight white ale aroma, but nothing too intense. The taste is good as well. It has a wonderful hop flavor that melds nicely with the solid pale and wheat malt base. It's light and refreshing with a good deal of bitterness. The yeast character really shines and adds additional depth and complexity. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a delicious beer with tons going on. I would keep this one around as a full time offering.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2012 20:10:32 | More by WesWes
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Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,689 ratings.