Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer | 21st Amendment Brewery

BA SCORE
76
okay
2,755 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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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:
2,755
Reviews:
746
Avg:
3.3
pDev:
20.3%
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
687
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,755 |  Reviews: 746
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

Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a hazy straw yellow with a one finger fizzy white head. Light amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is mostly wheat and corn with a faint amount of watermelon.

T - The taste starts with the watermelon upfront followed by the wheat and some light grassy hops.

M - Light bodied with medium carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel with a dry finish.

O - Not terrible and would be an okay beer for a hot summer day.

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Photo of Scstroud827
4.49/5  rDev +36.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice cool drinking beer for a hot day

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Photo of bendukes86
3.39/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.26/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Very cloudy yellow gold body, fizzy white head entirely disappears, a few lazy streams of carbonation on the sides of the glass. Nose is primarily bready wheat and some funky hops, almost like urine which is actually welcome here, with a touch of candy watermelon. The namesake is more apparent on the tongue, very sweet and candy-like, with a good base of 'beer flavor'- wheat, hop bitterness, a touch of hop spice. The aftertaste has an unpleasant gritty earthiness, part chalk, part burnt bran muffin. Body is quite fizzy and light, which makes it highly drinkable and highly burpy (producing more unpleasant aftertaste).
Not really a bad beer, considering they balanced real beer flavor and delicate watermelon flavor pretty darn well, but something went awry with the aftertaste, not to mention the fizzy malternative-looking visage. Beyond that, OK.

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Photo of Deltron00
3.35/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ineluctablemodality
2/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Furbato
2.99/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Luke9
3.99/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rieger
4.55/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tastes more like the rind of a watermelon; not sweet and fruity at all. You'll either love it or hate it

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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.3 out of 5 based on 2,755 ratings.
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