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RATINGS: 667   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6356) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2012
Bottle, cloudy yellow orange pour with thin foam, has a good orange and tangerine zest with sharp bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2012
Pours a hazy gold color with a small white head. Aroma reveals apricots, citrus, and flowers. It is actually very nice. Taste is bright and hoppy, not a ton of white ale flavors. Nice citrus, oranges, lemon, and grapefruit. Light sweetness, a bit creamy, with a zesty, bitter, dry finish. Average carbonation, and a smooth, hoppy finish. Medium body with an oily texture. Has the mouthfeel of a double IPA. Overall, the beer is a pleasant change of pace for an IPA. The fruity apricot aroma and creamy texture sets it apart.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (1896) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2012
Cloudy light yellow color with medium head. IPA hop aroma and taste, more to the herbal than fruit side. Just couldn’t catch the apricots.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thechandler (591) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Pours a hazy pale orange color with clean white head reminiscent of a good hefe. Nose is citrusy; crisp and clean. WOW. Tastes fantastic. Good, sweet, bitter, hoppy. Good citrus flavor with just a drop of sweetness. Bravo, Sam Adams.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6711) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2012 Tallahassee, Fl - Publix Supermarket - Park & Blarstone - 12 oz bottle. Dark golden/light orange hazy pour with a sticky white head that leaves a nice coat of lacing. Finally a cat-urine smelling IPA from Sam Adams - about time!. Aroma full of resiny ho goodness - with fresh pine tips and some cat urine sprinkled in there for some good measure. Chewy flavor with some apricot oriented fruitiness, a dose of bitter grapefruit, a bit of yeastiness, lemon peel and a hint of saffron-like spiciness. Mouthfeel is tart and spritzy. Excellent. Part of their Brewer’s Choice Variety 12-Pack.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (5056) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Aroma is a mix of hops and citrus/apricots/tropical fruit. The flavor is hoppy and very dry with the apricots balancing it nicely. Not as heavy on the fruit as expected, this is a mix of two styles, relatively equally both and a pretty good ale all around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anderson01 (292) - Idaho, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Cloudy in appearance. Copper in color with a thick, frothy, white head. Very good lacing. Hoppy aroma. Having a hard time getting anything else out of the aroma. Very powerful piny, Hoppy taste. Medium-bodied beer with a bitter finish. Thin texture. This variety pack I got these last 3 Sam Adams in was well worth the money thus far.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Bottle. Poured a hazy yellow color with a tiny white head that left lacing on the glass. Aroma was citrus, pine and grass. Flavor was mild hop bitters and grass. Apricots were a non factor for me. So sweet in the finish. Drank like an ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5767) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Fruit beer? Apricots? What? I didn’t get any of that. None. Just a lot of pine and a weird wheat note. It’s OK, I guess - I didn’t hate it - but it never really come together into one cohesive flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (4872) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 6, 2012
It pours a light orange color with a white head. The aroma is classic west coast hoppy goodness with loads of citrus, apricot, peaches, oranges and some tropical fruit. The flavor is the same with a hefty dose of bitterness in the finish. Generally light on the palate and very tasty. Well done!

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