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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer | 21st Amendment Brewery

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2,810 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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,380
Reviews:
759
Ratings:
2,810
pDev:
20%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
711
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,810 |  Reviews: 759
Photo of Profundobaso
3.72/5  rDev +11%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L - light yellow, frothy head that dissipates quickly.
S - light wheat and banana scent. Otherwise, not much.
T - a light wheat flavor with a surprisingly delicious watermelon aftertaste. tastes extremely natural and blends perfectly well with the beer. really quite a surprise.
F - light bodied, high carbonation, low ABV, and very refreshing.
O - I'm giving this beer the benefit of the doubt because it really exceeded my expectations in the taste category. A solid drinkable wheat beer for the summer, and the watermelon flavor is really tasty. Delicious and would have again.

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Photo of Yancey82
3.85/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cavanaghty
2.55/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a can into a sample glass.

Appearance: Hazy yellow with a thin white head.

Smell: Grassy notes.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste of grass with a little bit of watermelon.

Overall: Not really that good, watered down flavor. I would not buy this again.

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

Photo of antman27
3.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rw_0121
3.87/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Look was nothing special. but nothing bad. Straw like yellow.

Smell is just ok. A solid 3.

Taste was better than I expected. The watermelon taste is too strong and does not overwhelm. It's a very drinkable wheat beer.

Overall is 4.25. Not the greatest wheat beer, but perfectly drinkable and something you might want for a warm day. Great as a session beer or thirst quencher.

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Photo of Brew_ski
3.85/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DDrugg
3.94/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ajm5108
2.22/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Nothing new to add, everyone already knows what this beer is about. Had it at a small restaurant. Would be hard pressed to differentiate it from any macro adjunct beer. Thin and flavorless.

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Photo of BrewsandBlues
3.31/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EmeraldMist
2.63/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Look - Pours a hazy straw yellow color, a thin ring of white head quickly dissolves, no lacing.
Aroma - Watermelon, mineral water, hard candy.
Taste - Watery, thin crackery malt, watermelon like the aroma, mild sweetness, a bit of grain. Aftertaste is fairly mild with lingering melon flavors.
Feel - Light bodied, very watery, drinks more like a watered down fruit juice than beer.

Overall - It's alright but not something I'd have again. More juice than beer.

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Photo of Duff27
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VictorsValiant
3.89/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redsoxjim
3.81/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Commandophile
3.79/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMV
3.12/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a can into a Lagunitas mason-glass.

L: Cloudy light golden pour. 2 fingers of foamy white head. Modest lacing.

S: Watermelon. Lots of watermelon.

T/F: Follows the nose. Mild grain/wheat background with a lot of watermelon flavor. Maybe a bit of lemon citrus in there as well. Fairly 1-dimensional. Not much yeast character for a wheat. Medium to thin in body. Good carbonation. Finish is melon and sweetness.

O: If it's really hot out and you want a watermelon flavored beer... then you might enjoy this. Not my cup of tea... but they did get a lot of watermelon flavor into it. Interesting but one I'd pass on in future.

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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 ledouge
3.29/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HellsRanger
3.2/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is one of a 15 can sampler from 21st amendment that I tried this past week. It probably is a nice refresher on a summers day, It is pale in color and a fair pour on the head. as for taste and aroma... the smell of melon and that distinct wheat aroma is there, but the taste of melon is more on the lines of the rind and not the fruit. There is not much to this to comment on this beer, because it just didn't hit the right melon patch for me... sorry I may give it another try on a hot summers day.

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Photo of bshefftz
3.59/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of Abe_Froman
3.27/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tcsox
2.67/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of buzzy
3.13/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 2,810 ratings
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