Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale | SweetWater Brewing Company

Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale
3,661 Ratings
Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale

Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company
Georgia, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2001

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- pours a hazy burnt orange color with a Khaki head and some good lacing i liked the look of this brew
S-Caramel and malt with some citrus hops
T-much like the nose it had a burnt citrus orange taste with some caramel malts some pine hops
M-medium carbonation some bitterness on the hops
O- an average PA not real flavorful more malt than hop but i would say give it a try

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Pint mug
From: Total Wine in Ballantyne (Charlotte), N.C.
Price: $15.99 for a variety 12-pack
Purchased: July 30, 2014
Consumed: July 30, 2014
Misc.: Enjoy by Sept. 25, 2014

Poured a caramel, orange clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of frothy off-white head. Below average spots of lacing on the sides of the glass. Below average retention on the top all the way down.

Really had to work for the smell, but got moldy wet hops, light orange rind, floral hops, citrus hops, orange zest and caramel wheat.

Tasted a bit better than the nose. Got tangerine rind, orange zest, floral hops, citrus hops, grass hops, caramel and some unknown spices.

Light body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Abrupt finish.

Definitely more EPA than APA, but still just OK.

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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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