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

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Samuel Adams Whitewater IPASamuel Adams Whitewater IPA

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79
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1,681 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,681
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 12
Gots: 69 | 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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braedon_peluso

New York

4/5  rDev +14.6%

01-17-2014 02:11:47 | More by braedon_peluso
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Bartos

Florida

3/5  rDev -14%

01-16-2014 15:39:36 | More by Bartos
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

01-16-2014 05:32:06 | More by MichaelProcton
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AJ01923

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-15-2014 21:21:51 | More by AJ01923
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splittheaces

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-15-2014 02:10:57 | More by splittheaces
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ale1

Florida

2.81/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

poured into malt glass, pours a good head afterwards does the the bubble show

swirls a fairly good lacing on the glass.

nose citrusy hop cheap wheat malt

artificial carbo it appears

taste big in your face grapefruit citrus hops? then exit to weiss blaaa after taste like barrel dust or something ths stuff is not good save your shillings

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 03:02:46 | More by ale1
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Weeble0907

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14%

01-14-2014 01:19:11 | More by Weeble0907
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muswellbeerbelly

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

01-14-2014 00:48:06 | More by muswellbeerbelly
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scumation

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-13-2014 00:27:24 | More by scumation
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Lambocalrisien

New York

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

01-12-2014 22:40:12 | More by Lambocalrisien
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.31/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Expiration date of June 2014. Sampled on January 12, 2014.

The pour is a milky golden to pale yellow with a quick fizzy white head that dissolves.

The nose is quite floral with its hop character but the apricot character is more downplayed than the label suggests. Good graininess too.

Light to medium body.

Like the aroma the floral hop character kicks in on the taste with the apricots way in the background. It seems if they want to brew this with apricots they might have more of a presence. But perhaps it is meant to be subtle. Welcome to Spring already.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 20:01:16 | More by puboflyons
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

01-12-2014 19:41:53 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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Mark88

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

01-12-2014 17:38:20 | More by Mark88
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nodder

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-12-2014 16:12:31 | More by nodder
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zapx

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-12-2014 16:08:22 | More by zapx
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MLFrank

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-11-2014 21:06:59 | More by MLFrank
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Weston19

Illinois

3.94/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy, dark gold, foamy with a two finger head and great lacing around glass.

S: Intense pineapple and apricot followed by the traditional grapefruit smell of IPAs. The smell of this beer really surprised me because of how pleasant and sweet it is. Not as intense smelling as Lagunitas Little Sumpin Sumpin but very pleasant nonetheless.

T: Nutty, apricot, pineapple, grapefruit and some malts. It really does pack quite a punch of hops which is awesome.

M: Light bodied with a dry finish. No surprises here.

O: Very nice smelling bold IPA. Really surprised to see a nice IPA from Sam Adams that remained memorable in my head. Will definitely drink this again.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 19:53:12 | More by Weston19
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Belittle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-10-2014 19:29:01 | More by Belittle
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

01-10-2014 01:56:20 | More by buzzy
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-09-2014 20:43:24 | More by ChipMurray
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Genec74

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-09-2014 05:30:57 | More by Genec74
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McBraniel

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-09-2014 04:41:07 | More by McBraniel
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SonictheBeerhog

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-09-2014 03:20:49 | More by SonictheBeerhog
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newbrewer_zb

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

01-08-2014 16:22:24 | More by newbrewer_zb
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

01-07-2014 06:45:06 | More by ygtbsm94
Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,681 ratings.