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

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79
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1,692 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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Ratings: 1,692
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 12
Gots: 74 | 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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Tennessee

1/5  rDev -71.3%

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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%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -57%

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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%

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Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -57%

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BOSMECH

Massachusetts

1.6/5  rDev -54.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2012 15:27:34 | More by BOSMECH
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1.75/5  rDev -49.9%

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New York

1.75/5  rDev -49.9%

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TheDarkestYouveGot

California

1.75/5  rDev -49.9%

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iSip

Colorado

1.84/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

Serving type: bottle

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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