Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer | 21st Amendment Brewery

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76
okay
2,794 Ratings
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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:
2,794
Reviews:
757
Avg:
3.31
pDev:
20.24%
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
705
For Trade:
1
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Photo of BeerBobber
4.01/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very nice appearance pouring out as a light straw colored very clear beer. Lots of streaming bubbles and a topping of a white foamy head that does not hang around long.

Smell is like a sweet bread, almost like that great Hawaiian sweet bread you can pick up at the store. Very pleasant aroma.

Taste is extremely light with the watermelon definitely present. Without the watermelon in here this would be a very bland beer.

Mouth is very light and watery with a crisp finish.

This was a very light and refreshing beer. I can see this as being a great beer for the summertime. The beer is very light and watery and has a low ABV so a person could drink a few while out with friends. Since it is in a can this would be nice to take to the pool as well. Another area where this would shine would be at a BBQ. What a nice pleasant beer to wash down those burgers and brats hot off the grill.

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Photo of bankboy66
4.06/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Our favorite summer beer. Watermelon is subtle and overall this is very refreshing and sessionable. Only caveat is it has to be consumed ice cold....if you let it sit for a while and it starts warming, it isn't nearly as enjoyable. A winner !

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Photo of jmdavisson
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nater919
3.55/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dag1991
2.99/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Kani
4.3/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StannisB
3.46/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ninjakillzu
4.69/5  rDev +41.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Pint Defiance tulip. The body is cloudy and golden, with a white finger head. Aromas consist of wheat, watermelon/watermelon rind, and a bit of lemon, but is kind of faint. Flavors are the same, and are quite refreshing. The feel is medium bodied with medium carbonation, and is crisp.

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Photo of untitledeuphoria
2.7/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Prost76
3.18/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drummerdwzp
3.7/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.25/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.13/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Gtwreck45
3.59/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.33/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mitchster
3.55/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased this at Binny in Chicago, I think for $1.79/can. 4.9% ABV wheat ale brewed with watermelon, however their website is down, so no other specs at the time.
Pours out to a sprakingly clear pale golden, forming a tall poofy white head with beautiful retention and lacing. The nose has a bit of DMS and subtle watermelon, but it has the white/green rind character to it. Mouthfeel is light, watery, crisp, clean. No off flavors or aromas. Taste of very light wheat, almost lager like, with subtle watermelon in the middle with an vegetable tartness in the finish and a very mild bitterness, finishing clean and lightly dry.

A nice summer thirst quencher. Easy to drink. Worth trying.

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Photo of archero
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MasterRigger
3.65/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JasenRunning
3.7/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kenharkerjr
2.94/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I bought it on a whim, I wanted something fruity and light, being it was 100 degrees today. I was leery, but the beer vendor at the liquor store recommended this. It was refreshingly not as sweet as I was expecting. Normally Watermelon flavored anything is awfully sweet. This was just a hint of watermelon. The wheat beer doesn't help it out any. It's almost as if they muted the taste of everything else to emphasize the Watermelon. The result is a bland beer altogether. Not awful, but not something I'll be rushing to buy more of. It is also a bit over-carbonated.

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Photo of 7irondave
3.26/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 0_0
3.26/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It is in fact, a watermelon beer, and though that novelty is refreshing and interesting, it is a novelty. It wears off.
L - Lemon lime in color
S- Wheat, hints of watermelon
T- distinct Mellon-sweet taste.
0- Watermelon + Beer

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Photo of RBuckley73
3.85/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Moose88
3.01/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Gvrden
2.39/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.31 out of 5 based on 2,794 ratings.
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