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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,222 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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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)
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Samuel Adams Cold Snap

Enjoyed on tap at Red Robin... Went with the 22 oz happy hour special. Arrived in an oversized SA perfect pint glass. I didn't know this glassware came in this size... Anyhow, this was served cold.

A) Golden amber in color. Quite hazy as you'd expect. Perhaps a finger of soapy looking head, which settled pretty quickly to a collar. A bit of lacing at the top of the glass.

S) An aroma of wheat and sweet naval oranges, light citrus rind, and some spice. Hint of coriander.

T) Follows the nose... Enjoyable sweet citrus flavor, with crisp wheat, and a bit of yeast in the flavor. The spices don't overpower.

M) Lighter medium body with relatively crisp carbonation, and yet a rather creamy texture.

O) Nice drinkability... I don't drink Blue Moon often, but this was somewhat similar. Probably a nice intro beer. More than anything, I felt compelled to order this, given the temperature outside was 9 below zero. No regrets... It was pretty darn good.

Paired with a delicious cheeseburger and bottomless fries...

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Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,222 ratings.