Samuel Adams Cold Snap - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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Reviews by mattcrill:
2.55/5 rDev -25.7%
Aroma: Lemon zest, orange rind, and citrus aromatics up front. Doughy wheat bread notes in the background. No hop aroma-- ok considering the style
Appearance: Turbid river water amber pour with a low white cap that retains reasonably well. Appears still in the glass.
Flavor: Doughy wheat bread sweetness up front. Slight orange juice-like notes as it warms on the back of the tongue. Balance is even handed with wheat bread maltiness and earthy, citrus-like bitterness. Finish is clean and dry.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium carbonation. No alcohol heat, astringency, or oiliness noted.
Overall impression: Meh. A pretty forgettable Witbier.
03-23-2014 18:24:07 | More by mattcrill
More User Reviews:
3.25/5 rDev -5.2%
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.
01-30-2014 22:55:01 | More by lordofthewiens
3.71/5 rDev +8.2%
The notches on the label tell me this 12 ounce bottle will be filled with "brewery fresh beer" until April of this year.
Pours heavily clouded, dull darker apricot. Sturdy and lasting off white head. Lace left behind is thicker and mostly slippery.
Floral nose with some light pepper, oranges and cream-sicle notes.
Pretty flavorful white brew, with a distinct mineral note. Also more orange, more lite pepper and in general showing a zesty and crisp character and mouth feel.
Not bad, quite easy drinking and gong nicely with salad, nuts and goat cheese. Respectable seasonal from SA
01-24-2014 04:42:25 | More by Billolick
3.78/5 rDev +10.2%
Appearance: high carbonation, 1/4 inch head, hazy, gold in color
Smell: tangerine and peach
Taste: tangerine, apricot, wheat, and peach
Mouthfeel: sweet with light bitterness, light body, high carbonation
Overall: Not usually a fan of Sam Adams witbiers, but I found this one to be very drinkable and better than most. Refreshing and clean, it may be my favorite in this year's spring variety pack.
03-05-2014 17:20:53 | More by tigg924
Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 1,136 ratings.