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RATINGS: 668   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1737) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 12, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow/gold with a 2 finger white head. Good retention and lace. Lots of citrus and wheat on the nose. Fresh, clean and spring like. Taste is lemony with bread notes. Other citrus flavors as well. Kind of blurs the line between an IPA & a white ale. Light and bubbly in the mouth. Very easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2012
hazy yellow color, aroma of grapefruit, orange, lemon, pine, flavor is wheat grapefruit, orange, lemon, pine, nice bitterness, dry finish, really enjoy the wheat IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - MAR 11, 2012
A nice cloudy yellow body with a white head that had decent retention and nice lace. Aroma had a nice floral hop note, some mild citrus and a lingering spice note. Some toasted malt notes. Flavor was mildly sweet from the malts. There was a pleasant fruit note. A nice balance of bitter and floral hops. A nice crisp finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1311) - Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2012
I loved the hazy yellow body and full-white head. They did a good job with this one. The nose is full of fresh cut greens, mango and hops. With a solid hop character among tropical fruits, the lingering bitterness is perfect for a hop head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rougeau13 (2275) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Nice. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of citrus, apricots, and spice. The taste is fruity and really well balanced; not too sweet, not too bitter. Medium bodied and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7912) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 11, 2012
On tap. IPA? No. Good though. Pours with a hazed golden hue with a white head that leaves good lace. Aromas are of peach (or apricots), stone fruit, curacao orange, white pepper, ginger, mild coriander and bready malt. Tons of esters or fruit. Minimal IPA hop character (as far as a dry hop grassy note or anything of that nature). Flavors are of coriander, peach or stone fruit of some sort, pepper, lots of esters, mild bitterness, and a touch of yeast acidity. Lively bubbles, dry and quite floral. I was surprised that I enjoyed this as much as I did.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oc4111 (119) - USA - MAR 9, 2012
12oz bottle bottle poured into a large Duvel tulip glass. Aroma is way more Belgian wit than IPA. Belgian yeast, slight apricot, coriander and some spices. Taste comes across mostly the same with a slight hop aftertaste that stops it from being a full blown witbier. Despite the confusion, this is an refreshing enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bconch (326) - - MAR 9, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2012 Nice floral nose with citrus notes. Taste is a little pepper with a nice hop bite. Finish is bitter and you can taste some of the apricot sweetness in there. Better than normal Sam Adams.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tennessejed420 (927) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 8, 2012
bottle pours a pale hazy orange with fluffy white head. Aroma of citrus fruits, some floral hops. Flavor has some lemony wheat to it, with touches of citrus fruit, and a dry finish. Medium bodied. Lasting bitterness on the finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (2910) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAR 8, 2012
Bottle from Albertsons. Hazy with a bit of debris floating around. Nose is pretty hoppy. Dry peppery hop character. Some grapefruit peel. Tastes like an IPA to me. I wouldn’t think it was anything else.

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