Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale | SweetWater Brewing Company

Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.64/5
3,661 Ratings
Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,697
Reviews:
781
Ratings:
3,661
pDev:
12.91%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
1,138
Trade:
4
HISTOGRAM
 
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3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hellpop65
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of austinlee0217
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

one of my favorite beers

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Photo of Mandpasbury
4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I am new to the reviewing process so forgive me if this comes off as a bit amateurish. The SweetWater 420 is my sort of my "go to" beer. I always have at least six of these in my fridge at any given time. When poured into a glass, the beer smells of citrus and a hint of pine. It is slightly more carbonated feeling on my tongue than most beers but that doesn't hinder my delight in this beer. Overall I would say this is a very solid IPA.

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Photo of tubeyes
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BltByKrmn
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjgpy3
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of glf60
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petrusek23
3.34/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SynthetikReality95
4.68/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of molspagetti
4.68/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of UnderwhelmingAlcoholic
2.96/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of crobinso
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NappyB
3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ale_Lover
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Medium golden color with a two finger head that lingers. A tad over carbonated with minimal lacing to. Aroma is a blend of herbal and citrus hops. Starts and finishes clean. Similar to a Mirror Pond.

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4.35/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.83/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Riff
3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark golden color with a thick, white head about two fingers thick, slowly fades out. Smell is heavily citrus and stonefruit, a little malt and pine in the back. Citrus is the dominant flavor throughout, a little malt flavor comes through particularly towards the end. Clean finish. Very nicely balanced, simple, solid APA.

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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 3,661 ratings
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