Sweetwater IPA | SweetWater Brewing Company

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3,503 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
Ratings:
3,503
Reviews:
927
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
11.47%
 
 
Wants:
195
Gots:
1,040
For Trade:
9
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Photo of groogas
4.31/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Fruity and with a nice dry mineral bite at the finish. Showers your mouth with hops. Very tasty.

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Photo of lanciloti
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CurtisD
3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NappyB
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shopk
3.81/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmurray10
4.17/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jdwilliamson79
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tkoh
4.59/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DrBass
4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vseufert4
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, with enjoy by date of 10/2015 printed on the label. My second beer from SweetWater Brewing Company, out of Atlanta.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - It pours a dark coppery orange body with about a finger and a half of foamy fluffy off-white head. Leaves lots of thin webbed lacing all over the glass. Looks very nice.

S - Not a particularly intricate or amazing aroma, but it hits it's mark I suppose. Bready, floral, piney, grassy, soapy, juicy citrus fruit presence (orange, grapefruit, etc.)

T - The taste follows the nose: bready malt base, and juicy, fruity, resinous, piney hop presence. Oranges, mangoes, grapefruit, pine, slight sugary sweetness. Lots of hop bitterness, but nicely balanced with the bready malt bill.

M - The feel is crisp, smooth, bitter, piney, & resinous on the finish. Slightly dry, which beckons the palate for another sip. Medium-bodied and very easy drinking.

Overall, a nice IPA offering from SweetWater. Fairly average, but a very solid example of the style. Would definitely be able to drink this one again and again.

SweetWater IPA -----4/5.

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Photo of Furley80
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of markcp
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gopens44
3.27/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EdFed
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JimGlonke
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gerardes
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vrbulldog22
3.89/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of knoxbeer
4.34/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of maxcoinage
4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of abrennan
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 1upstate
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Decent IPA. Enjoyed a fresh one on a warm day. Fruity up front with a nice hoppiness to it.

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Photo of thinwhiteduke
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lukejhoward
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L- beautiful amber orange with soapy white head
S- grapefruit, hops, malt
T- this brew is awesome. Very well balanced between the fruity hippiness and the malt. A fine example of an IPA!
F- medium body medium carbonation. Smooth.
O- awesome brew! Would definitely be on my list to seek out over and over!

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Photo of JOHNKNEEGEEZ
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

LABEL IS A 5.0 IN MY BOOK

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Sweetwater IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 3,503 ratings.
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