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SweetWater Brewing
(Aphria)
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195 Ottley Drive
Atlanta GA 30324
Telephone: +1 404-691-2537
Hours: Tours Wednesday-Friday 5:30pm-7:30pm, Saturday 2:30pm-4:30pm.
Brewer: Mark Medlin
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Notes

Opened: 1997

Annual Production: 144,000 bbl

Contributors: Jackie, Mario Kornmesser, Siegfried Binge, Steve Faracce, Steve Farace

Updated: October 23, 2021

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Beer List

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    5.70% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: February 24, 2008 (#6901)
      Package: draught
      Place: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta GA
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Low dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Big citrusy hops. Biscuity.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, fizzy. Lots of sweet, biscuity, caramel malt. Nice fruity, mildly citrusy, mildly spicy hop flavor. Medium bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good clean beer. Six bucks plus tax and mandatory tip = $7.32 per frosted pint.
    • Date: July 11, 2000 (#3481)
      Package: bottled
      Place: World Beer Cup 2000, Milwaukee WI
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, slight haze, low carbonation and head. Fruity, sweet aroma. Medium body, quick fresh hop flavor, sweet malty finish.

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    6.00% abv.
    • Date: October 21, 2021 (#10741)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Bright golden, except for a bunch of schmutz at the bottom of the can. Big creamy head.
      Aroma (3)
      Big citrusy hops. Kinda smoky, resiny.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, pretty fizzy. Big floral, resiny, fruity hops, nicely bitter. Biscuity, grainy, nutty malt background. Finishes fruity and floral.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Pretty good beer. They oughta filter it.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
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  • Specialty Beer
    9.00% abv.

  • Garden (Fruit) Beer
    4.90% abv.
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  • Rye Beer
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  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer
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  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    8.60% abv.
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  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    8.50% abv.

  • Brown Porter
    6.50% abv.
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  • Herb and Spice Beer
    8.60% abv.

  • Imperial Stout
    9.00% abv.
    • Date: April 11, 2014 (#9386)
      Package: draught
      Place: Ale House at Amato's, Denver CO
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Very low head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Huge fruity, citrusy hops. Roast malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big and chewy. Roasty, grassy, citrusy, and nicely bitter. Real good strong stout with lots of flavor hops.
      Overall Impression (3)

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    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.30% abv.
    • Date: December 31, 2012 (#8997)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Place unknown
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Big fluffy head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Big fruity, citrusy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, smooth. Big fruity hop flavor, medium bitterness. Clean hoppy finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Thanks to Darrell McMillan for the bottle!

  • Rye Beer
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  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    9.00% abv.

  • Strong Ale
    8.50% abv.
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  • Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
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  • English-Style Brown Ale

  • American-Style Pale Ale
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  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier