Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Whitewater IPASamuel Adams Whitewater IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jsh420 on 12-29-2011

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Ratings:
1,999
Reviews:
449
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
15.56%
 
 
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours golden-orange with a very thin white head. Leaves good lacing.

S - Citrus, medium pine, medium grapefruit.

T - Strong pine, slight citrus, sweet caramel, medium grapefruit. Very nice flavor.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O - Overall this was a very solid IPA that I would definitely have again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a hefeweizen glass
Best before: April 2013

A: Pours a golden yellow with 2.5 fingers width of sea foam white colored head. Leaves tons of layered lacing all the way down the glass.

S: Big dank resinous hops. Juniper and pine. A touch of citrus. The aroma is reminiscent of Masala Mama, and yes I am being serious. I love the huge resinous notes.

T: Significantly more wheat flavors than on the nose. Spicy hops and bitterness. Touches of citrus. Very good, but doesn't live up to the nose.

M/D: Medium bodied, crisp carbonation on the higher end of the spectrum. Drinkability is good.

O: Overall, what a nice surprise. Is it just me or is Sam Adams stepping up their game? One of the better Sam Adams offerings Ive tried. I would certainly drink this again.

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Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.6 out of 5 based on 1,999 ratings.
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