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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,223 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,223
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 12
Gots: 117 | 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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3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Consumed February 13th, 2014 at P.F. Chang's, Santa Monica, CA.

Beer is presented in a tall pilsener glass with frost around the bottom rim. Cloudy medium yellow with a fine, one-finger white head. Excellent lacing though not much head left.

Aroma is lemon zest and a little grass.

Flavor is very malty: wheat and crystal/caramel malt flavors. Odd for the style, but not bad. A citric bite on the finish. Very low bitterness. Malt finish lingers with a touch of corn. Sort of unbalanced and awkward overall.

Medium mouthfeel, some carbonation tingle on the tongue.

Not sure what BBC was going for here, but it's not a good example of the witbier style. It's not bad, but it's a bit macro tasting, especially on the finish. Don't think I'll be having this one again.

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Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 1,223 ratings.