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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

2,108 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Ratings: 2,108
Reviews: 647
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 20.91%
Wants: 87
Gots: 272 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-10-2002

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Ratings: 2,108 | Reviews: 647
Photo of Kraty1
1.81/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Not ever buying this again

Photo of barnzy78
3.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12oz can, Enjoy By 06/30/15. I probably wouldn't have bought this, but it was included in a beer-store-made mixed 4 pack of 21st Amendment beers new to the Chicago area, so I figured, why not?
A - looks pale in color - but pretty much unknown - drank from the can
S - mild aroma - mostly some wheat, grass, and watermelon
T - nice refreshing mild flavors of cracked wheat, watermelon, lemongrass
M - lighter bodied, ample carbonation, very modest bitterness - ideal for the style
O - interesting variation on a wheat beer with the watermelon in there. I actually could see myself buying some more of this for my wife and I to drink on a super hot summer day.

Photo of BryanFlaherty
4.18/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great aroma and flavor. The watermelon comes out wonderfully.

Photo of DanCho
3.1/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good refreshing summer beer. Not too much flavor, but nothing to hate.

Photo of everythingiszen
4.06/5  rDev +23%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Just a really refreshing canned beer. Perfect for a hot day if you want something on the sweeter end. Not normally one for fruit beers, or wheat beers for that matter, but this remains an exception.

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
2.5/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

A: straw, cloudy. no head

S: grainy but mellow. very very faint of melon

T: grainy, again and faint melon. not the biggest fan

M: best attribute, tingly, welcoming

Photo of Ian_B
3.48/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very soft/light but very pleasing, natural watermelon character. Not so much in aroma but taste. Not too sweet; could even use a little more sweetness on the back end as it is pretty crisp and a bit bland with basically very light wheat flavour. Wishing for a little more complexity/balance between the malts, watermelon, or bit of something like tropical hops to really set this apart from the crowd.

Photo of Drank
3.36/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Fairly solid summer beer. Right amount of watermelon flavor. Not sure if I would buy this again.

Photo of nulvert
3.89/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Incredible summer beer, tartness from watermelon is palatable and not off putting, at 4.9% ABV it's definitely got the kick for funtime summer drinking

Photo of Flabbyjandro
4/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Quality wheat beer and refreshing

Photo of larryarms847
3.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a very light red/pink with a fairly slight haze and a half finger of airy off-white foam.

Wow, tons of watermelon aroma, not much else to speak of, but very pungent.

Flavor matches well with the aroma, but seems to be missing some punch. Again, tons of watermelon in the flavor with not much else to really make this stand out.

Light-bodied, medium carbonation, slightly grainy, prickly carbonation, decent.

Overall, the watermelon is definitely there is aroma as well as flavor, but this beer is rather bland and lacking something.

Photo of Nevbo
2.93/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tastes like any mass produced American domestic with a hint of watermelon. Simply average. Cool can art though!

Photo of brotherhood2000plus
3.87/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not for everyone but very refreshing and keeps me interested. This drinks dry and not sweet. Worth a try.

Photo of y0tommyb
3.99/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Refreshing light summer beer I would try it again but it is hard to find where I live.

Photo of Beric
3.22/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Serving: Can into pint
Served: 6 April 2015

Appearance: Pours a very pale yellow with tons of carbonation and a soapy white head that quickly collapses. Awesome can though- so points for that.

Smell: Traditional 'beery' smell, slight sour fruitiness.

Taste: Very light 'beery' flavor with a slight assertion of sour watermelon and melon-rind. Really not as fruity as I would be hoping, and because of this, a beer that is really lacking. The beer is more tart than I was imagining before drinking. Drinkable, but only barely.

Mouthfeel: Huge carbonation makes it immensely quaffable...now only if the flavor permitted quaffability.

Overall: Not a great summer brew. Awesome cans, but that's where the awesome ends.

Photo of Kavanaghkt
4.39/5  rDev +33%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is the perfect backyard BBQ beer. Smooth and crisp with a delicious blend of watermelon that isn't too overbearing with little after taste. An all around perfect beer for those late summer nights in the yard with friends.

Photo of Kraj30
2.1/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

horrible.. one of the worst ever

Photo of BradtheGreat7
3.52/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review taken summer 2014.

12 oz light color of green can with some pretty sweet artwork. Miss Statue of Liberty in relax mode clutching a watermelon. It's stunning artwork. Poured into an American style pint glass.

I have to give it the grade I did in a hats off manner. Just given the fact that they actually accomplished a watermelon note blended with a fruity wheat flavor is somewhat exceptional to me. Not that it's a great beer, but bc if the feat itself. I can't say I'll ever have another, but this is proof American brewers are yet again pushing the limits of flavor.

Photo of kissmybunniebutt
3.07/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

It poured a milky golden with a reasonably nice head. The smell was a lot less pungent than I had expected, citrusy sweet notes with some of that wheaty body. The taste was...interesting. At first I almost spit it out. I was overwhelmed by the watermelon. But I steadied myself and kept trying it. The taste settled and it actually became rather pleasant. It's a nice drinking beer on a summer day, but nothing to write home about. Unless you're going home for the summer, and need a beer to drink for that.

Photo of HenryL10
3.95/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Delicious summer beer watermelon taste is just right not to sweet.

Photo of Urk1127
3.01/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into tulip. Hazy yellow a tiny little bit pink. Smell is good yeast and wheat and a bit of sour watermelon at the end. The taste is dryish straw like. Good feel. With watermelon rind at the end. I was excited seeing this beer but the watermelon was sour and drying. I'd still buy it again though

Photo of tonythefish
5/5  rDev +51.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a great summer beer for a hot day by the pool. Love it

Photo of Bran_1914
1.92/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Just a hint of watermelon in the finish. Other then that it's no different then a coors light

Photo of thesidewayz01
4.31/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

smooth beer, cool watermelon aftertaste

Photo of CJNAPS
4.09/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Perfect for the summer time.

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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
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