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Samuel Adams Imperial White - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,229 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,229
Reviews: 639
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 19.71%
Wants: 25
Gots: 51 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-16-2009)
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Derranged

New York

3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pilsner glass.

A- Hazy amber in color with a thin white head.

S- Sweet malts, lots of fruits with some booze, almost like a fruit punch with some vodka in it.

T- Very sweet and boozy, much like the nose.

M- Carbonated and syrupy.

O- Can't see myself drinking too many of these due to the high abv and sweetness. This is a strange beer. In a blind taste test, I would have never guessed this was a wit. It tasted like a boozy fruit beer. You can't knock them for pushing the envelope, but this does not taste like a witibeir. I would drink it again though.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2011 02:51:34 | More by Derranged
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Samuel Adams Imperial White from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,229 ratings.