lucklys (62) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 21, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
With the initial pour, it appears rather thin, colored a clear pale honey-yellow. Thick wisps of a wheaty haze fall as it sits, eventually clouding the entire brew and darkening the color to a more uniform honey-gold – though the thickness remains 0n the thin side. The carbonation is quick and sparkling, erupting as it hits the glass and building a nice 3-finger thick head of thin, lacy foam that sticks around for quite a while afterwards, falling into a gossamer ring and sheer patches as I sip it. While the bubbles seem hardy enough, they refuse to stick to the side of the glass, leaving no trace it was ever there. * * *
The aroma is very light, carrying hints of watermelon and fresh-cut rind, minimal hops, faint grainy notes and some wheat malt, but none are heavy enough to make a lasting impression until the beer is near room-temperature. * * *
Hell or High Watermelon holds a light body, dry mouthfeel, and moderate semi-spicy carbonation. The clean, crisp authentic watermelon flavor is immediately present at the forefront, and fades into a lighter, sweet melon tang while touches of grainy wheat and malt follow through to the end. The profile of this beer overall is very light, but that doesn’t keep it from being the perfect thirst quencher, especially when it’s 115º outside. As much as I disagree with the current stereotypes of women and (fruit) beer, I think that this could be an awesome first step into the craft beer world for both men and women who are still trying to become interested and want to ease themselves in.
fluffy (2020) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hey at least it doesn't taste like a jolly rancher. Real watermelon flavor is not easy to come by.
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IrishBoy (3998) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft and 12 oz can many times. Light golden with a big white head. Nose is watermelon and soda crackers. Flavor is crisp, slightly tart watermelon. But still Very good refreshing fruit beer but I wish they would funk some up and do a Watermelon Funk that Vinnie from Russian River did in 2006.
ordybill (824) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - OCT 31, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. Aroma- nice watermelon scent, not overpowering. Appearance- A clear golden yellow with a small white head. Taste- I really enjoyed the flavor of wheat and watermelon. An excellent summer beer.
AskForJenny (1051) - Ontario, New York, USA - OCT 31, 2015
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
12 oz can (gift) - The watermelon is there on the finish, good times on a hot day, delivers as described.
tillmac62 (511) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2015
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
EBD 10/31/15. Slightly hazy golden pour with a touch of amber. Normal head volume, very good retention and poor lacing.
OK nose of biscuit and wheat underneath a light watermelon.
Heavy light body with a nice smooth texture. Superb carbonation with a nice effervescent burst in the middle and a finely bubbled surge in the finish.
The flavor profile is outstanding. It begins with a burst of watermelon flavor that isn’t really sweet, more of a perfect balance with the wheat. Biscuit sweetness is present, but subtly so in a balancing background fashion. Hints of hop bitterness appear in the middle providing contrast. The finish is fairly crisp and a light watermelon rind lingers.
BierMeHoos (431) - Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Where: Old Line Fine Wine Spirits & Bistro.
How: 12 ounce can.
Appearance: Pours hazy light golden straw with a frothy off white head.
Aroma: Wheat, a bit yeasty, light spice, and a little watermelon.
Taste: Watermelon is about it.
Palate: Light and thin.
Overall: Refreshing and fruity, summer beer.
hayduke (4123) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 28, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at GABF. Poured a murky straw yellow. White foam/ Nose is watermelon. .Light body for a wheat. Favor is watermelon. I do not like watermelon. So I did not like this.
crossovert (9979) - Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2015
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Old rate. A few 355ml cans this summer. This a a bad beer. Tangy unripe watermelon, weird fermentation notes. Off.
John25 (1242) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Wheat and watermelon juice. Crisp and light. Summer poolside beer in every sense. Good
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justsayswell (211) - Mission, Kansas, USA - SEP 13, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Murky, very pale straw pour. Thinnish white head that’s quickly gone. Nose is sour apple and watermelon. Very light body. Not an overly sweet beer, lots of watermelon and just q touch sour. Not a hint of adjuncts that I can find. Finishes a bit dry, malty, and watermelon-y. Not bad.