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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale | SweetWater Brewing Company

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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2001

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a very clear orange with a half finger of white head.

Smell is earthy, citrus, slight pine, caramel, Simcoe hops maybe?

Taste is really, really good, malt and citrus hops play off each other the whole way down. Lemon, tangerine, floral notes, citrus rind, bready, caramel, just really complex stuff for being 5.4 abv.

Mouthfeel is a little fuller then most pales, still goes down easy, medium dryness on the finish, went down quick.

Wow if I could get Sweetwater here this would be a regular pick up for me. Really well done stuff. I guess this goes to show that BA ratings are all subjective... This gets a 83???? I enjoyed this a lot more then some of the top APAs I have had. My hat is off to you Sweetwater!

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

12 FL.OZ. bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass
Enjoy by 09/04/13

A - It pours a clear amber color with golden highlights. It is topped with an inch of white head.

S - I get a combination of citrus and caramel malt. I also get some floral notes.

T - The taste has some nice citrus aspects. The flavor grows with each sip. The malt is mostly hidden, but does emerge just enough to provide a little balance.

M - Moderate and pretty smooth.

O - This is a tasty pale ale. It has enough hops to make it noticeable, but not so much to confuse it with an IPA. Very enjoyable.

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Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 3,679 ratings
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