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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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4.75/5  rDev +44.4%

Pete7919, Feb 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

aksimpson222, Nov 14, 2012
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3.55/5  rDev +7.9%

I am lucky enough to have tried this at 21st Amndt. in San Francisco on draft served with a fresh watermelon slice! Yup it is not complete without the fresh fruit. And please don't judge by the from a "can" experience, I think it develops a metal residue flavor which I could actually pick up on. Draft only for this one please. Enjoy

trevreef, Jul 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +44.4%

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SarahBarista, Jun 18, 2014
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3.13/5  rDev -4.9%

Saw this at the local shop and was interested, as watermelon is not a common ingredient and could go well with a late summer picnic. The can says that it is fermented with watermelon concentrate and has added watermelon juice, so I was expecting a somewhat sweet syrup type watermelon flavor.

Initial appearance was a slightly dark wheat beer with little to no head. The smell was slightly funky, although I could have gotten a bad pack I believe this is due to the unexpected watermelon smell mixing with the other hop and malt smells. The taste was surprisingly not like what it smelled like (this was a good thing), but rather a very mellow watermelon flavor quickly followed by wheat. This was definitely not the syrup/sticky sweet flavor I was bracing myself for, but was rather enjoyable. The mouthfeel is light and crisp like a typical wheat beer, with a fairly good drinkability.

This beer would have to be paired very carefully as the watermelon flavor would not play off of strong savory or sweet flavors well.

Jfraser, Aug 19, 2010
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3.33/5  rDev +1.2%

Trying to put personal biases aside here. Not my favorite kind of beer. Refreshing but unremarkable.

Well crafted for the beer type, but watermelon is wimpy and subtle and I think all the aromatics went away before it got close to the can. Maybe I can taste a bit of watermelon in there but can't be sure. I can taste the wheat.

The light tartness is thirst quenching. Have no idea where that 5.2% ABV is hiding because it tastes like 2%

My wife laughed at me for drinking it.

filmlabrat, Sep 03, 2008
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4/5  rDev +21.6%

rwglas, Jun 22, 2013
Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 1,947 ratings.