Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale | SweetWater Brewing Company

Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale
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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

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

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Ratings: 3,656 |  Reviews: 780
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Powerturn11
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Golden finish, very clear. Beer had a nice floral aroma but finished much more malty than I expected from a pale ale. Though it was a nice surprise. Was served in a tulip glass. Not much of a head to speak of, but that could have been the keg. I would order this again. Good beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of beerpirates
3.19/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured in my tulip glass

A - Slightly hazy pale straw yellow with a small layer of white. Good lacing.

S - A very weak nose. Some bready malts and a very slight hop presense withoiut much in terms of hop aromatics.

T - Sweet bready malts, some caramel and decent bitterness with some earthy and herbal notes.

M - Light body. Somewhat creamy. Moderate carbonation.

Not bad

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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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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of KentT
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer was purchased at Ingles' market in Athens, TN. In a 6 pack of bottles consumed one a night for 6 days. Appearance is a brownish copper. Has notes of citrus, caramel, and flowery overtones. Very strong hop notes. Extremely carbonated. Very light malt notes. Very drinkable but the carbonation level needs to be backed off. Nice fruity caramel taste which has heavy hop notes. Needs more malt to balance the palate. Very excellent overall for it's class. Easily a 3.8-4 out of 5 the same. Easily available in my area as are most all Sweetwater beers are. Would have this beer again. Enjoy this a lot.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 47.3% out of 100 with 3,656 ratings
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