Samuel Adams Cold Snap - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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Reviews by Bierwolf:
3.04/5 rDev -11.4%
12 ounce bottle pured into pint glass.
Appearance/ Pours cloudy giving a wonderful full head of white bubbly foam. Medium yellow in color. Carbonation is visible through the cloudiness. The foam reduces to a thin layer that never fully goes away and leaves a thin lace.
Smell/ Orange, coriander, pepper, plant leaves.
Taste/ Limey, herbal with no hop taste to speak of.
Mouth Feel/ Light to medium bodied. Kind of creamy and smooth. Short finish.
Overall/ I am not a big fan of the witbier style but being Sam Adams I wanted to give it a try. It fits the style characteristics almost to a tee. Just not my style. It is not something that I want to drink frequently but a change that is ok once in a while.
02-24-2014 00:48:21 | More by Bierwolf
More User Reviews:
3.25/5 rDev -5.2%
This beer poured a hazy orange color with a small white head. There was a bit of lace.
A peppery, spicy nose. Maybe a little citrus?
Taste of pepper and coriander. And yes, some orange.
This beer didn't really do anything for me. Thin, not much to it.
At $2.99 for a bomber, I thought it was a good price. It just isn't a very good beer.
01-30-2014 22:55:01 | More by lordofthewiens
3.71/5 rDev +8.2%
The notches on the label tell me this 12 ounce bottle will be filled with "brewery fresh beer" until April of this year.
Pours heavily clouded, dull darker apricot. Sturdy and lasting off white head. Lace left behind is thicker and mostly slippery.
Floral nose with some light pepper, oranges and cream-sicle notes.
Pretty flavorful white brew, with a distinct mineral note. Also more orange, more lite pepper and in general showing a zesty and crisp character and mouth feel.
Not bad, quite easy drinking and gong nicely with salad, nuts and goat cheese. Respectable seasonal from SA
01-24-2014 04:42:25 | More by Billolick
3.78/5 rDev +10.2%
Appearance: high carbonation, 1/4 inch head, hazy, gold in color
Smell: tangerine and peach
Taste: tangerine, apricot, wheat, and peach
Mouthfeel: sweet with light bitterness, light body, high carbonation
Overall: Not usually a fan of Sam Adams witbiers, but I found this one to be very drinkable and better than most. Refreshing and clean, it may be my favorite in this year's spring variety pack.
03-05-2014 17:20:53 | More by tigg924
Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 1,136 ratings.