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RATINGS: 665   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!


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nathan30533 (874) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Surprisingly good IPA. Not sure what I thought about the wheat notes when I read it but I think they create a good balance. Hoppy with little citrus notes. Good lacing and good forming head. Good brew.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (1981) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 15, 2015
12oz bottle. Hazy orange with things white head of tight white bubbles. Lacing is nice. Sweet and spicy aroma. Flavors are more spicy and just a hint of fruity sweetness.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
B23hopkins (4) - Owensville, Indiana, USA - MAR 5, 2015 does not count
Great beer has just the right hops. Samuel Adams hopology great collection. Whitewater IPA

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bork (420) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Thick beverage with an interesting tart bitterness. Too heavy on the apricots and too much perfume to be worth returning to.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2 (1125) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Pours cloudy golden color with white head. Aroma is citrus and pine with yeasty fruitiness. Flavor starts a grainy malt followed with some fruit and citrus flavors. Finishing with pine and yeast spiciness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (733) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle. A- Citrus, stone fruits, pine, hoppy, floral. A- Yellow orange color, cloudy liquid, white head. T- Bitter, citrus, apricot, pine, creamy. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. O- A good fresh tasting IPA. Loads of citrus and pine. Very well balanced and easy to drink. I can do this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (247) - Minneapolis, - DEC 21, 2014
Interesting combination of the wheat beer and the IPA hops. It’s good and very easy to drink. Works well in their mix IPA hopology six pack but I wouldn’t seek it out individually.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotchzombie (411) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Pours hazy rich gold with a very foamy, leggy head. Aroma is floral, orange and pine with a touch of spice. Very nice. Taste starts short but gains some depth with warming. Leads with bitter notes flavors of piney hope, grapefruit citrus, pepper. Apricot and spices linger. Pretty damn good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6761) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"great concept, so so execution. wit, ipa, and fruit flavors combine for a tasty brew that would be better suited for late spring or summer than the first week of winter. sa white is not a favorite...the ipa aroma and bitter flavor are done fairly well, the sweet apricot maybe masks some complexity and with 3 things going on at the same time, it’s a little muddled. that said, it nice, but i had hogh hopes."

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
askewbrew (21) - Edmond, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Pours out to a creamy white head that laces. Color is a hazy yellow-orange. Aroma is fruity and citrus and pine as you would expect. it smells great. Flavor is what you would e expect from an apricot IPA and more: complex fruits, malts, and hop flavors of pine, apricot. Good call.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fletchwadd (49) - Riverview, Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours to a cloudy orange leaving medium suds with decent head. Aroma is of citrus and a hit of something floral. Truly does taste like grapefruit but has a good bite but nothing to overwhelming. leaves aftertaste that lingers


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