Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale | SweetWater Brewing Company

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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

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.36/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Over all I would say this is a good Pale Ale. Nice golden color. I poured mine from a bottle into a glass and it actually had pretty consistent lacing on the glass. It has a mild bite of hops to it (not overpowering) and leaves a good taste in your mouth after you take a sip. I would say this one shoots right down the middle for me as a good pale ale.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Probable the "palest" pale ale I've ever had... it wasn't kidding about being "extra pale." Extremely crisp and drinkable with just a tiny hops edge, along with some pine undertones. Pours clear amber. Hit the spot on a summer day.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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

Pours an amber orange color with a nice 2 finger head that hangs around leaving some nice lacing in a 16oz pub glass.

Smell is of hops with a little malt. Mostly citrus and pine .

Taste is nice, following the nose. Get a little maltiness with the pine and citrus from the hops.

Mouthfeel is really good. Nice carbonation that cleanses the mouth.

Overall a good beer. Not as hoppy as an IPA but still a nice hopiness that gives this beer some real flavor. Most certainly will have again.

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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 3,645 ratings.
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