Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer - 21st Amendment Brewery

Not Rated.
Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat BeerHell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
76
okay

2,333 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,333
Reviews: 735
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 20.48%
Wants: 104
Gots: 420 | 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

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,333 | Reviews: 735
Photo of ceejmeister12
4.33/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great beer with nice watermelon taste

Photo of 50marathons
2.96/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Interesting flavor. Not much smell. Refreshing summer beer.

Photo of corew
2.85/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

My girlfriend and I were looking for a light, new, easy drinker the other day. Thought this would be it...and it was...just wasn't anything special...and definitely not worth the price. Drank out of a can, but will not voluntarily buy it again..

Photo of jancona
3.65/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice watermelon flavor but not too sweet. Nice summer brew.

Photo of Can_has_beer
4.1/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Perfect for a hot day, this wheat ale has a nice tinge of watermelon.

Photo of LoveSummerHoliday
4.33/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Absolutely refreshing! Unlike anything else I've tried.

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

Taste is similar to a mild jolly rancher. Would not try this again

Photo of pmangold
4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great wheat and watermelon combo. Crushable on a hot day.

Photo of Weebubblegum
1.73/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Go buy watermelon vodka if you want watermelon taste. This stuff sucks.

Photo of chinchill
3.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle.
Hazy golden body with a good head.
The aroma is unappealing but the flavor is good and has an actual watermelon note.
I suppose this requires a fairlly mild flavor in order for the watermelon to shine through.
Refreshing.

Photo of redliner8
4.35/5  rDev +31%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Tastes like a warm summer day

Photo of TheMarkE
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Cloudy yellow with a decent head of foam, a touch of lacing, and quite a bit of carbonation.

Smell: Watermelon Jolly Ranchers.

Taste: Wheat beer, cucumber, with a hint of watermelon.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a slightly sweet watermelon finish.

The Verdict: Not bad. The aroma was off-putting, but the watermelon flavor doesn't really kick in until the finish. Might make a good middle of summer session beer.

Photo of Dynobolt
2.87/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Drinking my first beer from 21 amendment... Not happy. Might as well of cracked a bud light open. Lacked personality, flavor, bite, and so much more. Looks like they mashed a few old watermelons and hoped for the best.

Photo of mactrail
4.09/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Nearly clear golden yellow with a pile of suds and lots of lacing in the tall Blanche de Chambly glass. Slightly tangy with a persistent but mild flavort of watermelon. Some wheaty taste with a malty flavor. Light bodied but silky on the tongue.

Clean, refreshing, with a flavor of cucumber when you take a sip, followed by the watermelon aromatics. Warm with just a touch of sweetness. I don't know why this is hated so much, by some anyway. But then I hate cinnamon in beer. Thoroughly drinkable. From the 12 oz can purchased at Whidbey Beer Works in Oak Harbor, Washington.

Photo of akd500
4.6/5  rDev +38.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tasted this at the ABCF 2015. It was a top choice!

Photo of KRAZYKARL5
4.79/5  rDev +44.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Easy lawn mowing or golf course sipping beer. It's as though you were drinking the watermelon juice at the bottom of the bowl. 2 thumbs up!

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Hazy straw under a 1” quickly disappearing white foam cap.
S: Light watermelon, fruit, wheat, not a big nose.
T: Starts with a fruit palate and then the watermelon bursts through with some wheat, moderate sweetness and a bitter finish.
F: Creamy, light, refreshing, above average carbonation.
O: I can’t drink a lot of this at one time. Its odd but it somehow works. They deserve some points for creativity.

Photo of Pav5069
2.79/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Taste like a miller light with a hint of watermelon at the end.

Photo of OGdirty
4.03/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap, fresh with a mild watermelon flavor, not overwhelming at all. Im a big fan of watermelon so many in bias but this is a solid beer with a nice crisp clean finish.

Photo of jooler
3.87/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

It is pretty good but it is basically shock top but with noticeable watermelon.

Photo of KevChiTown
2.53/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Was actually looking forward to trying it. Kept hearing this was their cool, go to beer... No way. Watermelon rind with domestic lager finish. Grab a Brew Free or Black in Black, those are solid beers.

Photo of HerrKohm
2/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Not very good. The watermelon taste is artificial.

Photo of BrewUSA
3.49/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look 6/10
Smell 15/20
Taste 32/40
Feel 6/10
Drinkability 19/20

Overall 78/100

Photo of Roguer
3.6/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Quick notes:

Pale yellow brew topped by a nice fluffy white head. Aroma is light and bright: yeast, wheat, pale malt, a touch of citrus, and on the very back-end, watermelon.

Flavor follows, with a much more noticeable, nearly vegetal watermelon presence. Green and sweet.

Very drinkable and smooth; light and lively.

This beer is exactly what it's advertised to be. It's a decent wheat beer with a noticeable watermelon flavor. If that's not what you like, you definitely will not like it.

Photo of W_Des
4.31/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really refreshing beer. I can sit back and throw down multiples of these on a nice summer day. There is a hint of watermelon on the nose. The finish is where the watermelon really shows up. It's not forward or subtle but you get the watermelon. Tasty stuff.

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 2,333 ratings.