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RATINGS: 678   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Sam Adams Whitewater IPA. A wheat ale brewed with apricots & spices.
This hazy brew combines the crisp character of a white ale with the intense pine and citrus flavors of an India Pale Ale. We took the unique combination to a new level with the sublet addition of apricots, which provide a slight sweetness to balance the bitterness of the hops. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarrettB (1373) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 15, 2016
May 2nd, 2014 - Part of a Samuel Adams box from Costco, the Whitewater IPA is better than most common across-the-US availability style IPAs, bright and with an orange glow, and a fairly standard head. A flowery hops defines the aroma (appropriate for Springtime), and the flavor expresses on the sweeter side, though clearly with a hop side, too. The aftertaste is long and lingering, inviting the sipper to savor, and for what it’s worth, I’m pleased that this gentle IPA occupies so much real estate in my Samuel Adams beer box.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrNosha (1381) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - NOV 6, 2015
12oz Flasche. Trübes orangefarbenes Bier mit festem Schaum. Kräuter, gewürze und Hefeduft mit fruchtiger Nuance. Toller Geschmack. Erst die Gewürze, dann die Hefe und im Abgang die leicht bittere Aprikose. Ungewöhnlich!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ozzy70 (476) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 9, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours hazy with white head that stays. Taste was bitter. Not a favorite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (2055) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 15, 2015
12oz bottle. Hazy orange with things white head of tight white bubbles. Lacing is nice. Sweet and spicy aroma. Flavors are more spicy and just a hint of fruity sweetness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
B23hopkins (5) - Owensville, Indiana, USA - MAR 5, 2015 does not count
Great beer has just the right hops. Samuel Adams hopology great collection. Whitewater IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bork (452) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Thick beverage with an interesting tart bitterness. Too heavy on the apricots and too much perfume to be worth returning to.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2 (1572) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Pours cloudy golden color with white head. Aroma is citrus and pine with yeasty fruitiness. Flavor starts a grainy malt followed with some fruit and citrus flavors. Finishing with pine and yeast spiciness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (1450) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle. A- Citrus, stone fruits, pine, hoppy, floral. A- Yellow orange color, cloudy liquid, white head. T- Bitter, citrus, apricot, pine, creamy. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. O- A good fresh tasting IPA. Loads of citrus and pine. Very well balanced and easy to drink. I can do this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (438) - Minneapolis, - DEC 21, 2014
Interesting combination of the wheat beer and the IPA hops. It’s good and very easy to drink. Works well in their mix IPA hopology six pack but I wouldn’t seek it out individually.

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