Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale | SweetWater Brewing Company

BA SCORE
82
good
3,632 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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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
Ratings:
3,632
Reviews:
777
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.19%
 
 
Wants:
124
Gots:
1,118
For Trade:
4
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a Libby "Craft Pub" glass. Best before date is 21 July 2014, consumed about a month prior to that date.

a - pours dark golden amber with a dark copper tint. Beautiful head, looks like freshly made whipped cream that someone poured too much vanilla into and turned it a slight brownish color. There's a lot of circular motion going on with either carbonation or sediment below the head.

s - Light lemon notes, can smell the hops. Cream soda. Smells lighter than the color, if that makes sense. Not much else coming through.

t - Creamy, savory start, hoppy middle, melon (cantaloupe, pumpkin) finish. Unfortunately I don't really like cantaloupe, but that's just a personal preference.

m - Creamy, bubbly, and lingering.

o - This beer has a great look, but the smell is simple, and the taste needs something a little extra. Overall it's not a bad beer, but it could use something more.

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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 3,632 ratings.
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