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RATINGS: 667   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   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!


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gsmitty80 (2128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2012
I thought this was a pretty terrible beer. The spice notes were a little too much and the hop flavor was just uninspiring.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Panky (10) - Homestead, Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Pours a light, hazy yellow. Has a really nice hop smell out of the bottle. Definitely has a strong piny taste and lingering bitter aftertaste. Not my favorite IPA but I’d drink it again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnBruns (100) - Cissna Park, Illinois, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Poured a hazy amber with thin head; somewhat light light on the pallet but a lingering aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
odinstyr (667) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Pours a hazy amber with a thick white head. Smells of floral notes, pine. Tastes of hops, with an added sweetness, i guess from the apricots.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (5082) - Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2012
Light golden pour, slight fruit aroma, little hops, nothing out of this world, easy decent drinker....

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1347) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Bottle. Not sure where I got it from. Poured gold and was spicier than I was expecting for the style. Reading the commercial deScription, that sounds about right. Nothing wild, just another solid Sam Adams beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremytoni (3022) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2012
From a bottle poured an amber color with a fair amount of head. Strong bitter hoppy flavor with a lasting aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaBeer1972 (1585) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 12, 2012
A cloudy light honey-colored brew. Fruit-spice aromas. Flavor is bready with lots of fruit notes. Tangy. Some spice from the hops. Not too sweet. Well balance. More of a fruit beer IMO. Overall, decent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hogan873 (451) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Sam Adams continuies to create great beers. The Whitewater IPA is no exception. Hazy straw-colored body with a white, clinging head. Wonderfully inviting aroma of citrus and pine. Medium, lively mouthfeel. The flavor is almost as good as the aroma. Mild, sweet citrus up front gives way to a nice bitter pine and grapefruit finish. A very well done IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Amazingly good IPA. Pours hazy straw with a great lace. Aroma is godly hops. Flavor is super fresh bitter hops, and a sweet fruity body, very great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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