Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer | 21st Amendment Brewery

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat BeerHell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer
BA SCORE
28.5%
Liked This Beer
3.35 w/ 2,803 ratings
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
Ranking:
#42,251
Reviews:
759
Ratings:
2,803
Liked:
800
Avg:
3.35/5
pDev:
20%
Alströms:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
706
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,803 |  Reviews: 759
Photo of ridgeline23
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of little_star
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Scott_McCool
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZachKelly
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Big_V
4.04/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice summer beer. Great watermelon taste.

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Photo of AleHunter805
3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gshackles
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of ATPete
3.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz can

Pours a pale hazy yellow color with a medium sized white head. Toasty wheat in the nose with the slightest hint of berry and spice. Interesting in flavor for the watermelon note doesnt strike the tongue until the finish. The Jolly Rancher like fruit flavor, to me, is actually quite a breath of fresh air in the world of fruit flavored wheat beers. Good drinkability, very interesting and inventive, an undeniably unique beer whether you love it of hate it. I would have this again, but not in any large quantity.

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Photo of Bloodbuzz99
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of ChicagoNick
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of ALLISON01
3.09/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of standardcherry
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of GPHarris
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

had this at the brewpub before a giants-rangers baseball game.

not sure what to make of this tall beer poured in a weizen glass complete with a wedge of watermelon.

refreshing beer and the watermelon flavor gives it a coolness that is quite nice. i didn't put the wedge into the beer, only ate it after finishing the beer.

they don't do flights (which i can't believe) but i also had 1/2 pints of rustico (dark brown ale), tasty (ipa) and primus (belgian pale ale) before the game.

rustico was excellent though it doesn't have a profile so i can't review it on BA.

i paired this with some brew free chili (which was amazing) and a siciliana pizza (terrific).

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Photo of pstam87
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tballz420
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pretty hazy lighter gold colored brew. Small white head but it lasts a while. Wheat malt scent with a nice dose of watermelon. Nice light wheat taste, nice infusion of the watermelon. Kind of sharp on the tongue, but a lighter to medium bodied brew thats fairly wet. Nice light brew for the summertime.

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Photo of rarigney
3.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jminch
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of BostonHops
2.72/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12oz can served in a standard shaker pint.

pours a cloudy, dull yellow tone while yielding a 3/4" spritzy head that vanishes almost instantly. no lacing to speak of. nose is 'meh'... maybe even a notch below. definitely wheaty/grainy with maybe a bit of citrus. not really getting much watermelon, a bit in the background.

flavor is an improvement, albeit a mild one. wheaty; watermelon is much more evident, and tastes authentic - as i was braced for some artificial jolly rancher like watermelon flavor. not a whole lot going on beyond that. mouthfeel is fine, medium-light bodied with average carbonation.

overall this is not one i'll be looking to revisit. inoffensive and some decent qualities to it, but nothing to write home about - or go out of one's way to acquire. i might buy it to diversify my beer menu at a cookout, but that's about it.

(originally reviewed: 07-06-2011)

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Photo of spedprof
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Flabbyjandro
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Quality wheat beer and refreshing

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Photo of KevChiTown
2.53/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Was actually looking forward to trying it. Kept hearing this was their cool, go to beer... No way. Watermelon rind with domestic lager finish. Grab a Brew Free or Black in Black, those are solid beers.

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Photo of sanitarium16
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of Tertullian007
2.85/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 28.5% out of 100 with 2,803 ratings
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