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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,218 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,218
Reviews: 638
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 19.71%
Wants: 24
Gots: 49 | 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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Duhast500

Rhode Island

4.45/5  rDev +29%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Initial Response:

I had this at a beer tasting. It was one of the first times they rolled out a couple of kegs of the imperial series after announcing the release so I was intent on trying each.

From the tap poured into a small tasting cup.

The color was a light yellow. Head was white and quite foamy.

The smell was strong with a fruity overtone and a bit hoppy as well.

The taste was full of great hop flavor. Fruity taste with hint of tangerine in the background (I may have placed that fruit wrong) with a malty wheat taste as well.

This beer was a bit of a surprise. I was second among the friends that tried it and my friends first tasting of it was of dissatisfaction. I greatly liked the beer and i will be picking up a four pack and will update my review when I have more of this good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-18-2009 14:40:31 | More by Duhast500
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Samuel Adams Imperial White from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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