Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer | 21st Amendment Brewery

BA SCORE
76
okay
2,739 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat BeerHell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
21st-amendment.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,739
Reviews:
737
Avg:
3.3
pDev:
20.3%
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
682
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,739 |  Reviews: 737
Photo of mchanz99
3.04/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tekwyzrd
2.4/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

This beer was part of a variety pack. I can't express how disappointing and vile this was. The flavor was more like rind rather than watermelon - the white slightly bitter outer layer between the skin and pink sweet part. There was only a slight hint of sweetness buried under the musty rind bitterness. Totally disappointing since the other types included in the variety pack were pretty decent.

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Photo of boszormeny
2.84/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheBeerMaster1
3.35/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nobodywonder
3.08/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of StringsAreWings
3.6/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Pours a light golden straw color with a hint of light green glow to it when you hold it to the light. Minimal head recedes quickly to a thin halo of mist.

S: Almost no smell. Hmmmm. A soft nose of malt with a twist of lemon.

T: Tastes like a basic lager with an aftertaste of artificial watermelon (aka jolly rancher). It's not too artificial tasting though and I kinda like it.

F: A bit of extra zing to the over carbonation and a dry but not too dry finish.

Overall I am glad I tried it. Would be a good one for a hot day out by the pool. I probably wouldn't try it again but it would be a nice one to help a non beer appreciator over the gap.

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Photo of pezhead_79
3.38/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of QuakeAttack
4.05/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mellissa
4.46/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bdel34
3.03/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of chubenzino
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of furrlong
4.18/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nightmare1972
3.68/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of c00ller
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SkiBum22
3.6/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Satsuma
3.7/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyrushire
3.53/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hop_God
3.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of iuliusnepos
4/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rob99er
3.75/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is the year of watermelon beers. This is the 3rd one I have had. Not bad. You do taste the watermelon. Not just essence. My favorite of the 3 I have had. Followed by Ballast's Eldorado Watermelon, and New Belgium Heavy watermelon. Still fruit/vegetable beers are not my style. If you want to try one, try this one.

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Photo of cambabeer
3.12/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Meh. This beer is the definition of meh, but I'd drink it all day on a hot day. It's an underimpressive wheat beer, a little corny and grassy. The watermelon is huge in the nose and present in the aftertaste as well. Some good qualities, super refreshing, but it relies on the (in my opinion) somewhat gimmicky watermelon taste.

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Photo of the_awesometeer
3.94/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer pours a light pale yellow with a fizzy head. I get at first a nice hoppy wheat ale smell but it is quickly taken over by watermelon. The fruit and wheat ale is actually very balanced. But both feel very average tasting.

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Photo of Agent47M
3.02/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Amp
3.73/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Treycotton
3.76/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.3 out of 5 based on 2,739 ratings.
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