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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
desurfer (1219) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2012
An IPA on the lighter side without sacrificing full-flavored hoppiness; would make a great summer quaffer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
junon (414) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - APR 12, 2012
As with most IPAs this smells "green". Herbal. Pours with a lingering head. Slight sediment. Pail orange with a copper core. Taste wise it is not PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE hoppy. Easy drinker. Mouth feel is soft almost flat. Not really to my liking this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmilo64 (42) - Maine, USA - APR 9, 2012
drank on 2/3/12 in a Sam glass. Pours yellow/orange and a bit cloudy, good head. Nose is hoppy, taste is too with just a hint of sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
annunz123 (861) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 9, 2012
Got this as part of a variety pack. Pine, flower, and fruit in the aroma. Flavor starts sweet and finishes with hop bitterness and apricot. I thought this was decent even though I donít like apricots; this probably scores higher if you do.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spookgolds (241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2012
Bottle from roger wilco. Hazy orange pour, some hops/spices on the aroma. Taste of spices, hops, some apricots. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - APR 8, 2012
Bottle (best by Jun 12). Poured a hazy pale with a thin white head. Aromas of fresh citrus and floral. The flavor found floral, light pine, and a slight hint of pepper. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5900) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 8, 2012
bottle. A very, albeit surprisingly good IPA. Big citrusy hops, big bitterness, very balanced. Great job on this one SA

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darwenus (553) - Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2012
Whitewater IPA is a true-blue IPA as I know them. Itís light, very crisp, absolutely drenched in hops from top to bottom. It has that kind of citrus thing going on that I associate with IPAs. Kind of a grapefruit flavor. The bitterness is throughout the taste.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bpreo (1615) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 8, 2012
I predict White IPAís will be all the craze starting this year, and continuing into 2013. So far, with the few I have had, I am very pleased.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
whiskeyrocks (60) - Lindenhurst, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2012
Good 1 inch head that does not fade. Hazy yellow color. Smells and tastes of grapefruit. Cant really taste the pine or apricot listed on the label. Not to hoppy. Soft after taste. Would drink more often.


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