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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer - 21st Amendment Brewery

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1,947 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,947
Reviews: 612
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 21.28%
Wants: 73
Gots: 194 | FT: 1
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-10-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

pottergator, Oct 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

nootch23, Oct 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

largadeer, Oct 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ramblinwreck101, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.99/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into a tulip.
4.9% ABV,

A - Slightly hazed, Hell or High Watermelon is warm pale straw yellow in color with a soapy white head that relaxes to a ring of foam and little lace left behind.

S - Juicy Jolly Rancher watermelon aroma blends with pale malt and soft wheat for a simple but dry, inviting aroma that suggests faint tartness in the background.

T - Watermelon flavor is at the forefront and carefully teeters between authentic and artificial, but nicely blending with the one dimensional pale malt base.

M - Crisp and refreshing, Hell or High Watermelon is light bodied and effervescent with a slightly dry finish that trails off with clean drinkability.

O - It's been my experience trying to incorporate the flavor of natural watermelon into a beer without a syrupy, fake outcome is incredibly hard. That said, I think 21st Amendment has done a fine job producing such a beer; one with good watermelon flavor incorporated nicely into a

BeerFMAndy, Oct 17, 2013
2.5/5  rDev -24%

MITCHELLMPLS, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of dubappsunshine
3.91/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Drank from the can, so no word on appearance. Light, tasty, smooth. Great choice for hot days. Watermelon flavor is reserved, but present and sweet. Ideal beer for backyards, rivers, and during the day.

Tried at Three Monkeys Bar & Grill and the Northside Grill, both in Richmond, Va

dubappsunshine, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

blurredline, Oct 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

mikefuski17, Oct 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Xandrose, Oct 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

meersand, Oct 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

rstenson, Oct 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

sensespanic, Oct 07, 2013
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5/5  rDev +52%

Beerlover, Oct 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

brauseboof, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of Goosehunter75
2.94/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - Pours a very pale light hazy yellow with one finger fluffy white head. Not much color. Good retention though

S - Smells of berries & light malts. Vert light aroma. I did not detect any watermelon.

T - Tastes of mixed berries right up front. Slight malt background. Still no watermelon. Over all disappointing.

M - Very lgiht beer. Pretty watery. Does go down easy

O - Very disappointed. I was looknig forward to trying this beer but it didnt have much flavor or aroma. The berry flavor it did have seemed artificial. Im not sure where they are picking up the watermelon at

Goosehunter75, Oct 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

Gregwa, Sep 28, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -31.6%

zimm421, Sep 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

Ivanhoes_Backpack, Sep 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Beerswag, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of jonrx
3.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A pretty solid summer brew that it seems is becoming a love-it or hate-it beer around most parts. I get the complaints that it doesn't taste like real watermelon, but what really does? Hell, watermelon tastes like pure sugar sometimes depending on the quality of it.

Either way, this is an extremely sessionable beer that is light, smooth, and good for the summer. I can't imagine drinking this at any other time than on a hot day (and it's really, really, really good for working on cars in a hot driveway), so I should limit my review to that, I guess.

EIther way, I like it quite a bit in the summer but would never want to drink it at any other time.

jonrx, Sep 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Griggsy, Sep 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +21.6%

APH, Sep 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24%

Spigs, Sep 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -39.2%

jjd315, Sep 20, 2013
Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 1,947 ratings.