Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer | 21st Amendment Brewery

BA SCORE
76
okay
2,778 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:
2,778
Reviews:
752
Avg:
3.3
pDev:
20.3%
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
699
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of DucksFan16
3.56/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roguer
3.6/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Quick notes:

Pale yellow brew topped by a nice fluffy white head. Aroma is light and bright: yeast, wheat, pale malt, a touch of citrus, and on the very back-end, watermelon.

Flavor follows, with a much more noticeable, nearly vegetal watermelon presence. Green and sweet.

Very drinkable and smooth; light and lively.

This beer is exactly what it's advertised to be. It's a decent wheat beer with a noticeable watermelon flavor. If that's not what you like, you definitely will not like it.

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Photo of W_Des
4.31/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really refreshing beer. I can sit back and throw down multiples of these on a nice summer day. There is a hint of watermelon on the nose. The finish is where the watermelon really shows up. It's not forward or subtle but you get the watermelon. Tasty stuff.

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Photo of JayLo85
4.49/5  rDev +36.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Nice summertime beer. Very refreshing!

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Photo of mudboneINla
3.67/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kataco16
4.78/5  rDev +44.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Has a great watermelon flavor

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Photo of Thirsty_In_Chicago
3.43/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an appealing bright yellow. Don't really get much on the nose. Watermelon definitely there on first taste, but it has an effect of almost making this beer seem watered down. Overall a refreshing beer that will do the job on a hot summer day.

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Photo of JeltMaaj
3.52/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stobin
3.48/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dandiprat2015
3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beerinmybelly
2.93/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dpgoblejr
3.87/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice refreshing watermelon brew that is easy to drink and tastes good too!

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Photo of RobWhiting
2.81/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jaemeno3
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YetiMaas
3.84/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ultrasrs
3.6/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.83/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SHerninko
3.62/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jojosaute
3.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

a- a slightly cloudy light yellow. 1.5 inch white head. Disipated quickly. No lacing
S- smells like beer with slight watermelon scent nothing overwhelming.
T - more of a candy watermelon taste then a real watermelon imo. I liked it though but not all the time. I would have one here and there. But only ice cold on a hot day outside. Which it would be perfect for.
M- nothing overwhelming here either. It's a clean beer taste. With some watermelon left behind.
O- it's a beer for a summer day on a patio. Not a beer I think BA users would love. More of a beer for the masses I'd say.
Another note- don't let this effect your thoughts on this brewery. I love there other beer. Back in black black ipa, brew free or die ipa, and the down to earth session ipa, are all great.

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Photo of galwayjoyce
3.96/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great summer beer! If you like your beer with an orange, switch it up and try this.

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Photo of needMIbeer
3.47/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SocalKicks
3.39/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ScaryEd
1.89/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

I bought this for kicks and giggles. It was $1.50 for a single can so I figured, why not?

It looks pretty good, it smells decent, but that's about where it ends for me. The watermelon taste is subtle, however the other flavors balancing it out just don't work for me. It goes from a subtle sweetness to an almost pale ale bitterness in just one sip. It's impossible for me to really pinpoint all the flavors going on here but I don't like any of them.

This is certainly an interesting concept. I happen to love watermelon, but I feel this beer didn't do the flavors any justice.

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Photo of EdrickCS
3.87/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmeehan
4.44/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I was pleased to find that this beer does indeed taste like watermelon, and not something with artificial "watermelon flavor" added for the sake of making it sweeter and more appealing, as happens with candy since watermelon itself is so boring. It's light in body and in color, and it's easy to drink. I'd recommend it to anyone who asked about it.

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Hell Or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.3 out of 5 based on 2,778 ratings.
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