Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer | 21st Amendment Brewery

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat BeerHell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer
BA SCORE
28.6%
Liked This Beer
3.35 w/ 2,802 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:
#42,237
Reviews:
758
Ratings:
2,802
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: 2,802 |  Reviews: 758
Photo of AnotherDisease
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikr
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.84/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

"Enjoy by 6/30/15"; drank 5/3/15 @ the Yarchives.

Poured from a can into a glass.

Semi-opaque dull yellow appearance.

HUGE white head; decent lace.

Watermelon & faint dandelion funk notes in the nose.

Thin mouthfeel.

Clean, crisp watermelon flavor up front; mild wheat funk notes on the finish. Not super flavorful, but this would do on a hot summer day.

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Photo of Thumper92
1.29/5  rDev -61.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Tastes like bud light, wish I would have gotten another IPA instead

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Photo of Bogdawg
2.98/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
3.62/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours yellow, very clear with a wide white foam head, good retention. Aroma is of wheat beer, no watermelon in aroma. Taste is where you find the watermelon, sutil and nice, very good recipe. Refreshing and easy to drink beer.

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Photo of DTalley33
3.91/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My favorite fruit beer and one of my summer go to. I think it taste the best on draft but the cans do the job. Awesome in the summer, but I have had it on the winter which was a nice change. Refreshing wheat beer with a good watermelon flavor not the artificial fruit flavor as other beers.

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Photo of corywalston
2.79/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BeerBobber
4.01/5  rDev +19.7%
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 +21.2%
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 -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nater919
3.55/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dag1991
2.99/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Kani
4.3/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StannisB
3.46/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ninjakillzu
4.69/5  rDev +40%
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 -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Prost76
3.18/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drummerdwzp
3.7/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.25/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.13/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Gtwreck45
3.59/5  rDev +7.2%
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 +6%
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 +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 28.6% out of 100 with 2,802 ratings
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