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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,103 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,103
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 8
Gots: 84 | 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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tjsdomer2

Illinois

3.33/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Bright yellow with a slight orange tint. Carbonation is just ok and lacing is pretty poor; very little of it overall.

Smell: Sour banana and a fair amount of yeast. Ok smell, but not high on freshness.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Good combination of banana, lemon, and cinnamon. Some clove and nutmeg as well. The spices create nice wintery flavors, while the banana and lemon transition well for the spring. Mouthfeel started nice and yeasty with a light-medium body, but this becomes very flat and watery quickly.

Overall: Good potential in the flavor, the rest is meh.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 00:17:06 | More by tjsdomer2
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Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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