Samuel Adams Summer Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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2.4/5 rDev -28.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2
Nice golden straw look to it with a fine head. Smells subtle, but mostly getting musky/mildewy citrus. Taste is unbelievable like a orange tic-tac. No joke. There doesn't seem to be much layering. Sweetness and citrus hit at the same time, resulting in, as I said, orange tic-tac. The aftertaste is kind of bitter (not in the hoppy sense) and dirty, like biting a banana peel. Carb level and mouth feel is actually quite pleasant, though.
There are some really tastefully done American Wheats that showcase a citrus/fruity vibe out there, and this is not one of them.
Serving type: bottle
05-05-2011 23:05:43 | More by AlexanderSelby
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