Sweetwater IPA | SweetWater Brewing Company

Sweetwater IPASweetwater IPA
BA SCORE
80.2%
Liked This Beer
3.97 w/ 3,511 ratings
Sweetwater IPASweetwater IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
sweetwaterbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,163
Reviews:
928
Ratings:
3,511
Liked:
2,815
Avg:
3.97/5
pDev:
11.59%
Alströms:
3.92
 
 
Wants:
196
Gots:
1,047
Trade:
9
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Photo of Gemini6
3.78/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of review_beer123
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I've tried a lot of IPAs in europe and USA and this one is definitely my favorite. It has the perfect balance of bitterness and fruity flavor.

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Photo of WhackoMillah93
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ltdsaint
3.65/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xPrestigious
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Sweetwater IPA is actually really, really good! It's not a tongue bruiser like torpedo, and god forgive me honestly it tastes better crushing it from the can! It's subtle tropical notes enhance the smell & palate altogether. Did I mention every can is can-conditioned? This is perfect for the beach, grilling out, and overall a great intro to the IPA category.

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Photo of petrusek23
3.63/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of molspagetti
4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.16/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.82/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.9/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.17/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.93/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jkblr
3.76/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle bb 9/24/17 poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass at fridge temp 6.3% ABV. The beer pours a somewhat bright honey amber color with off white head and quite a bit of lacing. The aroma is citrus and pine with a hint of caramel. Old school and solid but not overpowering. The taste is more citrus and pine with some caramel malt in the finish. The bitterness is subtle but there. Mouthfeel is soft bodied with moderately high carbonation. The finish is undry, possibly a combo of hop oils and malt. Overall, very good. I don't know for certain the age of this beer but I imagine the experience might have been better fresher. An old school IPA with promise.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Sweetwater IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80.2% out of 100 with 3,511 ratings
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