Sweetwater IPA | SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater IPASweetwater IPA
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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,827
Reviews:
931
Ratings:
3,542
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
Wants:
197
Gots:
1,078
Trade:
9
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Photo of Iski100
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MeIquiades
3.64/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IckyT2012
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigdog3838
3.17/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brendanjames
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of southerner2
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like it alot. Go-to grocery-store IPA. Never fails to please.

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Photo of DTBrady
4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dada100
3.58/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tottel
3.9/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oakley
3.65/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Okadamag
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TBDave
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I picked up a 12-pack of cans on sale at Publix for $14. It’s a decent IPA, but not my favorite. It starts off very sweet and the bitter aftertaste has a strong bite.

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Photo of CobraDC23
3.8/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
3/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pinginn
3/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jkn09
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WangFire
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gardner254
3.92/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Tigerbrau
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IndigoSkai
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SouthernPride
3.66/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Smells of strong citrus and floral, and tastes that way too. This beer is sweeter than what I typically enjoy in an ipa but different so there’s that going for it. Has an alcohol kick to it though, sneaks up on you. Overall, I’d probably have it again, great price point too but that is reflected somewhat in the taste.

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Photo of mrgabrielrodriguez
3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Got this on Draught. I was quite satisfied. Well present head with light lacing. Nose very fruity and bright. The taste was almost exactly like lychee fruit, which I found astounding. Very little malt, and the hops are sort of masked by its sweetness. The bitterness at the end is almost instant and bitey. A bit too much for my taste, but a quality others may enjoy. Overall, I was not dissappointed alwith this at all. I think the fact that this beer is readily available year round and largley distrubuted ought not to disturb or detour someone from trying this pleasantly fresh beer which has a well balanced sweet citric/bitter quality to it. One things for sure, in the hot months, that lychee fruitiness will keep me coming back for another drink!

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Sweetwater IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 3,542 ratings
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