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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,101 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,101
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 8
Gots: 83 | 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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augustgarage

California

3.89/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Fresh bottle from my local - font makes it look like "Gold Snap" almost. Poured from a 12oz bottle into my Hoegaarden tumbler.

Orange peel/amber body with gold highlights and a thin but lasting cap of magnolia foam. Fast running, even, sandy lacing; no legs. Average retention.

Candy like aroma with the orange peel and plum working well together, though dominating the nose.

Starts off sweet but turns bright and lightly malty rather quickly (balanced by wheat. Faintly spicy finish, with the coriander and orange lingering for quite some time. The plum adds a juicy note suggesting peach. Hibiscus peaks through as well. Low hops throughout.

Creamy, medium-light body.

A refreshing ale, though the fruit/spice additions, while well balanced and welcome are not at all restrained, so this is almost a specialty beer rather than a true wit-bier.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 22:28:02 | More by augustgarage
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12 oz bottle poured into a lager glass.

A - Hazy light peach. Two finger head settles to a film that never leaves. Nice lacing.

S - Tangerine and coriander. Plum comes through after sitting a few minutes.

T - Malts, citrus, and coriander blend blissfully. Finishes with light hops.

M - Medium

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Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 1,101 ratings.