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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,767 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,767
Reviews: 603
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 21.71%
Wants: 70
Gots: 129 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-10-2002)
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

04-16-2013 18:40:58 | More by wonothesane42
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

05-30-2014 22:19:53 | More by JMS1512
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +7%

07-30-2013 15:11:04 | More by JMUbrewz
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July2Nov

Hawaii

3/5  rDev -8.3%

06-26-2013 07:10:56 | More by July2Nov
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

3.9/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

appearance: hazy yellow gold with not much head and non-existent lacing.
smell: Very faint watermelon. I would've missed it had I not been sniffing for it.
taste: There's the watermelon! Pretty tasty.
mouthfeel: pretty slight. Some carbonation.
drinkability: This is quite refreshing on a hot Ga. summer afternoon.
Not bad, but not a seek it out, must have.

Serving type: can

08-01-2010 21:38:19 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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Cooker_stp

New York

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

08-22-2013 13:04:00 | More by Cooker_stp
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Bookseeb

Washington

3.58/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is a light golden straw with a thick foamy head that sticks around with a lot of bubbles clinging to the side of the glass. Smell of light fruit, perhaps watermelon, light honey. Taste is very light, I was honestly expecting more watermelon than wheat, but there is still a faint note having a light graininess to it. Mouthfeel is light with good carbonation. It's not a bad wheat, nice and light and easy to drink.

Serving type: can

08-19-2010 02:17:13 | More by Bookseeb
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Mosstrooper

California

3.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz can into Corsendonk tulip glass.

Appearance: Hazy honey color with a large white head that dissipates quickly and only leaves hints of lace.

Smell: Smells like a watermelon jolly rancher, with hints of malt and yeast.

Taste: Tastes like a typical bitter wheat beer, with watermelon in the background throughout.

Mouthfeel: Watery and smooth, with balanced carbonation. Very refreshing.

Drinkability: A unique twist on wheat beer. Certainly not the best out there, but worth a look.

Serving type: can

03-03-2010 01:21:51 | More by Mosstrooper
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tastymug

Washington

1.5/5  rDev -54.1%

01-21-2013 19:11:50 | More by tastymug
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stevoj

Germany

3.51/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I loved the way the watermelon added to this beer. Not overpowering sweetness, just some light melon flavor in the background, refreshing yet slightly dry. This is an excellent summer, hot weather beer. Nice wheat backbone, pale golden in color, light foamy head.

Serving type: on-tap

05-26-2014 12:21:54 | More by stevoj
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csmartin6

New York

3.5/5  rDev +7%

06-01-2012 12:33:21 | More by csmartin6
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

04-27-2014 16:10:23 | More by dexterk1
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Minkybut

Virginia

2.8/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I poured this watery beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. Not cold enough! The beer was a pee colored concoction but did poor a really pretty big white head. i was hopeful. Slight watermelon smell first then kinda sour smell. Worried. Slightly cloudy looking also. The beer was VERY watery tasting. Kinda like watermelon kool aid that half the flavor packet had not made it into the mix. I will not buy this beer again.

Serving type: can

05-11-2013 15:56:18 | More by Minkybut
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +7%

06-20-2014 20:23:52 | More by cjgiant
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MiScusi

California

3.38/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had at the 21st Amendment.

It's a light hazy gold, served in a hefe glass with a slice of watermelon on the rim. The smell is easily watermelon when there's a watermelon wedge sitting right on the rim. But if you take that off and inspect it after the juices have left the rim it doesn't smell like anything more than a standard wheat beer. The taste is the same... without the watermelon slice on top or in the drink it just tastes like a fairly standard wheat. Still, it's not bad for a wheat beer but I don't think it's as unique as people think. The mouthfeel was a bit too spritzy/harsh and grainy for me. I could definitely still drink this if I needed a wheat beer, but it doesn't stand out that much above others.

Serving type: on-tap

06-15-2008 16:28:13 | More by MiScusi
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +22.3%

10-26-2013 06:20:48 | More by Erik-P
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +30%

07-09-2014 23:21:23 | More by tedho21
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sixerofelixir

Ohio

4.2/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can.

Pours a light honey gold color with almost a greenish hue. No visibility through the wheaty cloud. A white head soon turns into a ring. Smell is remarkably crisp, I get many light green fruit tones, like pear and apple, and some light grains. Taste is very bright and crisp. The watermelon really serves as a nice backing, without too much sweetness and just a little tartness. Finishes dry, with a little hops bitterness and lingering watermelon sweetness. Pretty good, and my favorite fruit-added beer I've sampled. I could drink a bunch of these on a hot day..

Serving type: can

12-24-2010 22:37:18 | More by sixerofelixir
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mbs11

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

01-14-2012 01:16:21 | More by mbs11
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JRed

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy light golden in body with fading white head. Smells of weak watermelon, wheat and light floral notes. Tastes of light floral, wheat, watermelon in the background, some light grains and a dry ending. Having the watermelon as an undertone makes for a refreshing session. Medium carbonation with light body. Cloying mouthfeel. Perfect for MDW down the shore.

Serving type: can

05-30-2011 03:14:04 | More by JRed
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pjkelley82

New York

4.25/5  rDev +30%

07-03-2013 21:35:04 | More by pjkelley82
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IronCitySteve

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow color, with obvious sediment. Provides a small white foam head that quickly disappears. Some spotty lacing.

S: Lots of big wheat and yeast smells are quite obvious. There is also some watermelon scents but not as potent as expected. Smells clean and refreshing and seeing how we were there on the hottest day in San Fran in 2011, it was fitting.

T: Not quite a one dimensional beer, but there is obvious watermelon flavored bubble gum with a big amount of wheat. The taste is pretty constant from beginning to end.

M: Very light bodied. Very clean crisp and refreshing.

O: This beer delivers what it says it would. Perfect for a hot day as it is quite refreshing. Not a brew I would certainly seek out but it was enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

10-16-2011 00:53:44 | More by IronCitySteve
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +22.3%

11-28-2011 18:33:18 | More by fuzzcherry
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

09-28-2012 09:25:54 | More by Beeradelphia
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -38.8%

08-18-2012 23:07:01 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 1,767 ratings.