Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Whitewater IPASamuel Adams Whitewater IPA
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Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
American IPA
Ranked #3,569
Ranked #27,310
3.48 | pDev: 15.52%
Mar 15, 2023
Dec 29, 2011
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Reviewed by ZenAgnostic from Texas

3.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
Found handwritten notes. Presumably written about 11 years ago.

"Label notched Best Before JUL 2012"
Poured into Duvel glass.

Appearance - Big loose barely offwhite head. Cloudy. Opaque light brown amber body. Decent to good lacing .Good retention. 4

Smell - Soft hop and plenty of malt. Citrusy. A bit earthy. Dry cardboard. 4

Taste - Lime peel bitterness. 4

Mouthfeel - Astringent. Bitterness lingers well into the aftertaste. Very dry. 3

Overall - Pretty harsh beer. A little too dry. No balance. Interesting, but have to be in the mood for this one. 2.5
Mar 15, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Apr 12, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by Zenboy99 from Wisconsin

Feb 10, 2019
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Reviewed by mothmanscott from Georgia

3.84/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
From notes 6/5/12: Pours a hazy, unfiltered dark peach juice like golden orange color with nice carbonation producing 2+ fingers of white, frothy head with good retention and nice chunks of stick lacing. Aroma is bready and fain caramel malt, pine, citrus and stone fruit (obviously apricot). Taste is wheat and apricot forward with a hint of cantaloupe gravitating toward a pine and citrus middle with a bittersweet finish that develops into a slightly more bitter aftertaste. Taste like a heavy bodied summertime brew to be taken in small doses, too syrupy, too sweet.
Dec 01, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by SargeC from California

Aug 06, 2018
Rated: 3.43 by Chilmer from Iowa

May 24, 2018
Rated: 2.9 by TheIPAHunter from California

Jan 30, 2018
Rated: 2 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Dec 29, 2017
Rated: 3.79 by Murph106157 from Connecticut

Oct 27, 2017
Rated: 3.65 by craigbelly from Iowa

Oct 14, 2017
Rated: 3 by jmmochowski from Texas

Aug 01, 2017
Rated: 3.37 by VonZipper from New York

Jun 18, 2017
Rated: 3.24 by Nolster from Minnesota

Mar 19, 2017
Rated: 3.8 by Stardusthotel83 from Washington

Feb 10, 2017
Rated: 4.28 by jvnsks from New York

Feb 03, 2017
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Reviewed by MinerBob from Oklahoma

1.44/5  rDev -58.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5
Very nasty beer. Pours a hazy golden color with a small head and a lot of sediment floating in it. Super hoppy taste and smell overly carbonated and a harsh swallow. Would not recommend to ANYONE.
Jan 29, 2017
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Rated by sgkrewe from Mississippi

3.4/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
massive head, medium color, medium hop
Oct 21, 2016
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Reviewed by nicholas2121 from Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA brewed by Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) This IPA had an ABV of 5.80% The pour on Whitewater IPA is a nice golden amber color with a nice thick white head. There is also a fair amount of lacing to this IPA. The smell of Whitewater IPA is hops, grains and malts. Thought there would be more hops to the smell of this brew. There is also a slight bitterness to the smell of this brew. Now for the taste, it is smooth with flavors. You do pick up on some hop bitterness, and some smoothness of grains and malts. There is a lot going on in Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA. This IPA is more milder than most IPA's on the market, not saying that is a bad thing. I like how smooth this brew goes down. There is nothing overpowering about this brew, it has a real nice balance to it. The month feel of Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA is smooth, rich, clean and refreshing. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4.25 out of 5. This is a nice ligher IPA on the market, not saying that is a bad thing. I really like how smooth this brew is and how nice it is to drink. I would buy this brew again. Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) did a real nice job with this brew. If you are looking for a lighter less Hoppy IPA look this brew up.
Oct 21, 2016
Rated: 3.81 by Brew_ski from Pennsylvania

Oct 13, 2016
Rated: 2.83 by chicagoish from Pennsylvania

Sep 24, 2016
Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 79 out of 100 with 2010 ratings