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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,743 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 1,743
Reviews: 420
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 13
Gots: 102 | 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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jonny1138

Tennessee

1/5  rDev -71.3%

06-21-2014 21:39:06 | More by jonny1138
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Razr86

New York

1/5  rDev -71.3%

12-22-2012 06:33:37 | More by Razr86
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Will96

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -71.3%

09-07-2012 01:19:13 | More by Will96
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BabiGrand


1/5  rDev -71.3%

11-08-2012 03:54:45 | More by BabiGrand
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Dulcea

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -71.3%

02-18-2013 19:30:24 | More by Dulcea
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EminaMac

Nevada

1/5  rDev -71.3%

02-05-2012 07:31:38 | More by EminaMac
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UncleJon206

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -71.3%

05-31-2012 14:55:09 | More by UncleJon206
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IanWingy

New York

1/5  rDev -71.3%

01-29-2013 00:37:35 | More by IanWingy
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Alacranlmc

California

1/5  rDev -71.3%

04-20-2012 09:17:25 | More by Alacranlmc
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shehateme

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -71.3%

01-25-2013 16:24:42 | More by shehateme
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NickCurley

Tennessee

1/5  rDev -71.3%

04-07-2012 02:26:22 | More by NickCurley
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cstowell21

Maine

1/5  rDev -71.3%

01-27-2014 02:16:31 | More by cstowell21
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eb1993nj

New Jersey

1.25/5  rDev -64.2%

03-12-2014 01:18:54 | More by eb1993nj
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twkirkby

Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -64.2%

03-22-2013 22:23:45 | More by twkirkby
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PopnLoads

Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -64.2%

07-06-2013 18:56:43 | More by PopnLoads
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Jesse13713

Ohio

1.38/5  rDev -60.5%

This is my 4th time having this beer. Poured into a Winking Lizard pilsner glass.

Appearance - A clumpy, uneven head. Highly carbonated with huge chunks of yeast floating around. The beer is a gross, chunky, bathroom-swill yellow. The yeast looks like giblets of lard.

Smell - Light hops and citrus. Nothing special. Does not smell fresh at all -though its best-by date is July. A bit of a rotten smell that is somewhere between body odor and dead lawn grass sitting in the back of a mower.

Taste - A very below average IPA. The hops are far from fresh or sweet. Dead grass lingers in the aftertaste. Funky and lightly bitter, but not in a good way. No delicious nectar qualities or citrus notes. This beer is a true drag to drink.

Mouthfeel and Drinkability - There's no real backing to this beer whatsoever. This beer is horrifically bland from start to finish. Plain, bland, dull . . . the thesaurus doesn't have enough synonyms for the word boring to describe this beer. Dry mouthfeel. Dry personality. I don't get any spice, apricot, or light fruits as others noted make this a witbier/ipa hybrid.

06-30-2012 03:07:26 | More by Jesse13713
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -57%

07-09-2012 20:27:33 | More by Massbmx
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cmiley123

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -57%

01-31-2012 01:07:23 | More by cmiley123
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agreenman19

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -57%

04-01-2012 23:15:11 | More by agreenman19
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Beerlover

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -57%

04-18-2014 04:28:49 | More by Beerlover
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BOSMECH

Massachusetts

1.6/5  rDev -54.2%

I have had this 2 times in a bottle.

A the apperance is more of a ligth clowded gold color.

Smells hoppy just like a IPA should.

T is a very citrusy taste then you get the hos with it also.

M it has the usual IPA hop taste but then you get the over bearing citrus taste.

O you have to really love IPA's on this one and I do love IPA's but the citrus taste just kills it I will never drink this again after my second try on it.

09-10-2012 15:27:34 | More by BOSMECH
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WKrieger

Colorado

1.75/5  rDev -49.9%

01-21-2014 00:55:04 | More by WKrieger
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buffcityx

New York

1.75/5  rDev -49.9%

02-08-2013 03:09:56 | More by buffcityx
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TheDarkestYouveGot

California

1.75/5  rDev -49.9%

06-05-2012 05:15:08 | More by TheDarkestYouveGot
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iSip

Colorado

1.84/5  rDev -47.3%

Sam Adams Whitewater IPA: Nice foamy head on top of a dirty straw colored brew. The aroma is acrid and chemical. The flavor -- ick. This mix of Belgian whit and American IPA does not dance. Pass on this one. The Decshutes Chainbreaker proves it can be done, but Sam Adams missed the mark.

04-19-2013 00:23:57 | More by iSip
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Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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