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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer - 21st Amendment Brewery

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1,946 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,946
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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4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

DasBoot2112, Nov 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

Dank26, Nov 09, 2012
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2/5  rDev -39.2%

srhudnall, Nov 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

SCZ, Nov 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

EFR94, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

jklecko2, Oct 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

dunix, Oct 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

This beer pours a slightly hazy yellow with a pillowy white head and no lacing. The aroma is of watermelon with cake and mild sweet malt. The flavor is watermelon throughout with lemon, cake, and wheat malt notes. There is a good balance between the watermelon and the rest in both the aroma and on the palate. It's mouthfeel is light. 21st Amendment Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer is a good beer, a good example of the style, and refreshing. Recommended.

B967ierhunter177, Oct 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

Hacksaw34, Oct 26, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24%

Envelopes, Oct 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

TheNakedStiletto, Oct 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

sendbeer, Oct 22, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -31.6%

KornWallace, Oct 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

Mullinger1980, Oct 15, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

srw, Oct 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +21.6%

ishinder, Oct 12, 2012
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3.35/5  rDev +1.8%

1560th Review on BA
Can to Pint

Purchased @Total Wine & More, Sacramento, CA for $1.79
Didnt write down canning date

App- It looks more like a wheat that I though. Didnt have any off color. Maybe was thinking it would be red/pink. Guess thats what I get for thinking. Had a good wheat haze behind it with a semi large 2 finger, fast receding head to it. Still no cling. Looked nice though.

Smell- Its about the par for a wheat beer. I get the wheat, a little bit of grassy and maybe some lemon. I dont get any of the watermelon on the aroma. Just a bit light and a bit average for me. Not my favorite style so probably has a lot to do with it.

Taste- I thought this was a very tasty beer. It wouldve been great for the 100+ temps in So. Cal if it was distro'd down here. Had the watermelon flavor and was suprised it wasnt overpowering but well layered and tasteful.

Mouth- A bit light on the feel. Just a bit flat as well. Its a light body with a pretty flat medium carbonation. Could be that this can was 5 months old I believe.

Drink- I thought it was tasty and for a fruity beer with a wheat background, I would anticipate during the summer this would taste a whole lot better.

FosterJM, Oct 10, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

M_C_Hampton, Oct 10, 2012
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5/5  rDev +52%

CaNdI-_-gIrL, Oct 08, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24%

Piason, Oct 06, 2012
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2.68/5  rDev -18.5%

Appearance: Yellow-orange in color, creamy and hazy. About an inch of fluffy head forms at the top but quickly dies down to nearly nothing. Doesn’t look overly carbonated. Looks like a typical hef.

Smell: Very sweet and floral, I’m thinking honeysuckle, with some malty grains backing it up.

Taste: More of that floral sweet honeysuckle at first, then comes the watermelon and citrus notes, and finally the malts and bitter hops finish. The watermelon tastes a little artificial and overall the brew is more sour and acidic than I was expecting. I’m not getting much of the cloves/banana etc that I expect from wheat beers, but there is some banana there.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, refreshing going down and easy on the finish. A little bit syrupy consistency.

Overall: Had one of these leftover from summer, and it’s a nice hot day today so figured I’d kill the six-pack. This is probably the only one I poured into a glass to review properly, the rest I drank straight from the can. And I think that’s how these should be enjoyed -- floating down a river or by the beach in a tube with just the can. It’s not a bad summer brew but I think the artificial flavor would turn some people off. My woman didn’t like it and she’s a fan of fruit beers. One of these is great, after two or three I’d probably get tired of the sweet and sourness.

JKuras, Oct 06, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -46.8%

Johnhaley1989, Oct 05, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ste5venla, Oct 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +21.6%

rwshelton2, Oct 02, 2012
Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 1,946 ratings.