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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,308 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,308
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 19
Gots: 177 | 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:
Beer added by: tbryan5 on 01-01-2014

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Reviews by MaineBrewing:
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3.14/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - poured a cloudy pale golden color with orange highlights, loose 3/4 finger head with large bubbles. No lacing, no real head retention.

S - mild fruity aroma, soapy, slight spice, loads of orange and coriander.

T - taste follows the aroma quite well, lots of fruityness with orange and coriander notes. Has a nice malt body, nice and bready... But finishes very bland, not bitter, not dry, not even sweet, just bland. Just seems to be lacking flavor in the end, don't know what it is, I usually enjoy whit biers.

M - mouthfeel is ok, little on the syrupy side for the style, sufficient carbonation.

O - I was excited to see this come out, figured it was a revival of Sam Adams white, but it falls short. Lacking in overall flavor, nothing really making me what to drink more.

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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.

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Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 1,308 ratings.