1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Samuel Adams Cold Snap - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Not Rated.
Samuel Adams Cold SnapSamuel Adams Cold Snap

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
79
okay

1,222 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,222
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 11
Gots: 114 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tbryan5 on 01-01-2014)
View: Beers (117) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,222 | Reviews: 156 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Hopswagger:
Photo of Hopswagger
3.01/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

P: Milky pale golden body with a frothy white cap an inch tall. Micro bubble lacing creating cascading stairs.

S: Aroma is similar to a salon giving permanents. Moldy wheat, honey, coriander, pilsner malt, basement yeast and clove.

T/M: Taste us similar to the aroma with a distinct metallic taste and lots of earthy flavors. Old dusty furniture and attic/basement ambience. Easy drinkability that would make a nice session that doesn't have cloying yeast presence. Bubbly carbonated moderate feel that finishes semi dry with a timid sting of spiced bananas.

O: I can't get the image of an old lady salon out of my head when drinking this beer. Not a winning seasonal but a decent offering to session. I wanted to like this but it's too safe and lacks creativity.

More User Reviews:
Photo of aszatk01
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of cam477
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of npala86
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of tbryan5
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.48/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of kcc
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of SuomiHobbit
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of MikeC144
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of markallmon
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of jonny1138
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of FadetoBock
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Joebraggot
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

Photo of freshflesh
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of chip26
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Jpinoniemi
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of JonBrand
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Doomcifer
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of Caseman01
4.4/5  rDev +28.3%

Photo of megamass
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Jason
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of SierraDrinker
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,222 ratings.