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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!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5695) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2012
The beer pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. The aroma has a ton of pine and grapefruit notes. Overall, the beer smells very fruity. The flavor is mainly made up of pineapple and other tropical fruit, with some wheat and a little bit of biscuit malt. I also get a light to medium bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (6111) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber orange with a just off white head. Fruity hoppy and spicy aroma. with peach and citric notes. The flavor has floral hops, light fruity notes, and light spicy notes. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeeriedEyed (211) - USA - APR 5, 2012
Fairly balanced IPA. Very refreshing and it has a wonderful bite to it. Go Sam Adams.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (8028) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2012
bottle. soft nose of muddled yeast, wheat and hops, thatís about what itís supposed to be, right? this is, itís rather dull, quiet and neutral. creamy texture with a round and full body; again mild and neutral wheat, hops and yeast, a stew, basically, without any distinct flavors standing out or showing any dominance. the apricots are there, I guess. who knows. does it matter? no, just like everything else.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BK7 (733) - Turner, Oregon, USA - APR 4, 2012
Bottle. Lemon citrus with some malty caramel. Finish is more lemon, a sticky sweetness (apricots?) and mild bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2233) - New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2012
full of wheat so as to taste like a root vegetable with some sugary sweetness and a trace of butter. A nice grapefruit citrus hop adds dimension and improves the body which of course would seem light. Some fresh bright lemon and you have these three flavors bouncing around in your palate. A bit of fresh sharp pine in the suds? Not a bad thing!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale Łber alles, Arizona, USA - APR 2, 2012
1/26/12 paps sa whitewater Super hazy sunshiney with a clingy white head. Pine, citrus pith, spicy Doesnt taste like much...but bitter...weird sweetness takes over by the end .

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holdwine (1077) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - APR 2, 2012
It is like they were channelling their MH northern neighbors, only with a wheat expression. Another winner here for drinkability, and a bit of complexity. Not really to style in American terms, but still a fun beer to drink. The wheat/hops interplay is ncely done.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
umich03jm (1955) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2013 Light orange in color, almost no head. Cloudy. Sweet smell in the aroma and some floral hops. I can pick out apricots and lemons for sure. Taste is lots of apricots with some other odd spices. Not a big fan of this one.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scarletfire65 (952) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - APR 1, 2012
Pours a hazy bright gold, with a rocky white head. Aggressive aroma that is highlighted by pine, sticky citrus - particularly lime and tangerine, apricot, and dank fresh hops. The flavor is bright, citrusy, slightly spicy, and very fruity, with the token grapefruit, but also a good deal of passionfruit and green mango. The finish is astringently bitter, but very fresh and fruity. An excellent offering from Sam Adams.


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