Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer
21st Amendment Brewery

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat BeerHell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer
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21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #407
Ranked #29,354
3.36 | pDev: 19.64%
Aug 24, 2022
Jul 10, 2002
Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat BeerHell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer
Notes: Like Lady Liberty, we stand for independence and perseverance. In the pursuit of innovative beer, there is no obstacle too great. No journey too long. No fruit too gigantic. This American wheat beer is brewed with real watermelon, for a flavor that’s surprisingly crisp, dry and refreshing—summer in a can.

17 IBU
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Rated: 4.09 by KameHouse

Aug 24, 2022
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Reviewed by rudiecantfail from Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
12 ounce can poured into a tulip glass. No canning information given.

L---Just this side of crystal clear, medium bright gold color. Big fluffy head faded slowly and left nice lacing. Plenty of bubbles coming up from the bottom.

S---Sweet wheat, but I don't get any watermelon.

T---Same as the nose. In a blind taste test, I would identify it as a wheat beer. But not a fruited one.

F---This is supposed to be a crushable summer beer. That's exactly what it feels like.

O---Pretty meh.
Jun 29, 2022
Rated: 4.02 by CaptainMac from Pennsylvania

Jun 07, 2022
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Reviewed by Cdriver0414 from Kentucky

4.02/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
A perfect choice for a crushable summer beer. It's light and the watermelon adds refreshment to your typical wheat beer profile. This beer isn't gonna win any gold medals but if your looking to cool down on a hot day without being slowed down then this is a great choice.
Jun 06, 2022
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Rated by Dalkri from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A very satisfactory attempt at a watermelon beer. This beer tastes like eating crackers and drinking watermelon juice. Very pleasant.
May 17, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by Beecham from California

May 11, 2022
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Reviewed by KT3418 from Colorado

3.68/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I'd have this again but wouldn't buy it again probably. I agree with the average concensus. Definitely not a bad beer to me but forgettable, I actually assumed I already tried this
May 03, 2022
Rated: 2.08 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Mar 02, 2022
Rated: 3.63 by Walnut from Missouri

Feb 07, 2022
Rated: 3.62 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Jan 30, 2022
Rated: 3.69 by funku2 from Colorado

Dec 19, 2021
Rated: 3.77 by Tadwinks from Virginia

Oct 22, 2021
Rated: 3.55 by bosgod6 from Virginia

Oct 06, 2021
Rated: 3.76 by Icka31 from Ohio

Sep 20, 2021
Rated: 3.36 by QuintusHorace from California

Aug 22, 2021
Rated: 3 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Aug 21, 2021
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Reviewed by Thomas_Wikman from Texas

3.32/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Look: golden with a half inch white head

Aroma: wheat, watermelon

Flavor: It's wheat, watermelon, significant carbonation, a bit bland, but thirst quenching in the heat.

Body/Overall: light to medium, not great, but decent
Aug 11, 2021
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Reviewed by beer9973 from Pennsylvania

3.16/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
Drank out of a 12 oz can. Smells slightly fruity with perhaps a hint of artificial watermelon. Taste like an average American wheat ale with high carbonation. So so, forgettable beer. Drinkable as a wheat ale, nothing more nothing less.
Jul 30, 2021
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Reviewed by Greywulfken from New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Modest wheat beer featuring watermelon - the flavor certainly lends well with the wheaty elements but the beer doesn't really trigger excitement for me - I've been drinking watermelon cucumber seltzer lately, and it's far more refreshing than this - maybe that's my bias... Certainly drinkable enough, simple, low abv, smooth, but on tap at the Good Life today, just presented rather average...
Jun 13, 2021
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Reviewed by Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Bought a single 19.2oz can $3.39 Whole Foods
39 days old. They just started distributing in Hawaii last month.
Smells faintly of wheat and watermelon.
Light golden color, slight haze to it
Medium-light mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Light flavors of watermelon, wheat.
Overall an ok hot weather beer with a low ABV. Nothing outstanding as flavors are weak, but refreshing. First beer I've had from this brewery.
May 14, 2021
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Reviewed by cyclonece09 from Wisconsin

3.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a can into a pint glass. Pours translucent orange yellow with a fluffy white head. Smells of wheat with slight fruitiness. Tastes of watermelon with some wheat. Beer is light bodied and easy drinking, good carbonation. Overall, a good beer.
Apr 15, 2021
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.32/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
12oz can. No clear cut dating found, but can bottom is stamped 'D4918C 1156'.
Dirty, pale gold colored body. One finger of bubbly to creamy head. Leaves a partial lacing sheet on the non-drinking side.
Aroma is wheat with some mildly rancid fruit.
Taste is tangy wheat with a weak watermelon flavor. Kind of dry at the end.
Medium mouth feel, with some bubbles. Very good carbonation.
Good summer quencher but nothing about this beer is better than good.
Apr 11, 2021
Rated: 5 by thebuzzardman from Virginia

Apr 04, 2021
Rated: 2.93 by B_B from California

Mar 28, 2021
Rated: 3.25 by Chipwells from Georgia

Jan 31, 2021
Rated: 2.36 by IRONRakkasan from California

Jan 17, 2021
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Reviewed by Rug from Massachusetts

3.4/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
This is usually not kind of beer I go for. I don't really like watermelon flavored stuff, though I like the actual fruit. I don't have high hopes for this but it could surprise me

Pours a lightly cloudy dark gold with a finger of white head that quickly reduces to a ring and leaves minimal lacing

The nose is chock full of artificial watermelon, which actually smells a little tart surprisingly. Otherwise, the aroma is pretty bland with mild wheat and spice

Oh boy, the taste is just as bland, maybe even more so. On the front end, it's watermelon with some strawberry to back it up, which is nice, but there's not much more going on. Post swallow, it is essentially the same, but a bit of earthy wheat comes in

Obviously light bodied, this has pretty high carbonation, so it certainly drinks easy. It finishes mostly dry, but is too sweet to keep me coming back for more

This wasn't awful, just nothing to write home about. Maybe this would be good for a day on the beach or with some seafood
Sep 15, 2020
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.06/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
This is one of those beers you know you weren't going to like, but since it made its appearance at a festival, you daringly took your sample pour for the tick since that is better than having to try and plow through 12 oz or an entire six pack of the stuff.

1st time was at Canfest. Can't believe someone actually paid money to buy that name only to abandon it right afterwards. Lulz at investment types trying to make money on beerfests. Pours a faded yellow color, perhaps some actual watermelon influencing the weak color. The aroma has watermelon to it, tough to make a strong watermelon push out of a beer.

Taste is relatively inoffensive. Mild blonde ale with watermelon flavoring. Light all around. Good amount of carbonation to it. Didn't find it to be "dry".

My favorite part of writing this review today, after Labor Day weekend, is I drank some good beer (not this one) and ate watermelon. I think that is a better play than drinking a mild watermelon beer.
Sep 08, 2020
Rated: 4.27 by aaroham from Washington

Aug 09, 2020
Rated: 3.5 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Jul 19, 2020
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Rated by SushiSakeBeer from Oregon

3.59/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Jul 17, 2020
Rated: 2.29 by RyanPollie from California

Jul 05, 2020
Rated: 3.33 by DOCRW from Washington

Jul 04, 2020
Rated: 3 by TallGuyCM from California

Jun 29, 2020
Rated: 3.01 by SAUbrewcrew from Michigan

Jun 18, 2020
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Rated by MikeCmang from Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Seems like a love it or hate it type of beer. Personally, I love it. Great, refreshing beer to throw down on a summer day.
Jun 13, 2020
Rated: 2.54 by Sellen from Connecticut

Jun 13, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by VolFan96 from Tennessee

Jun 06, 2020
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Reviewed by Ryan15 from New Jersey

4.15/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4
L- Pours a nice see through light golden color

F- Light bodied wheat beer but feels too thin for sugary taste

T- Watermelon flavor-undergoes secondary fermentation process with real watermelon and no natural flavors. Low bitterness with only 17 IBU

O- Delicious seasonal light beer- great for a summer day
May 31, 2020
Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
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