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

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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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Lambstrong

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3.93/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark golden in color. A little darker than I had anticipated for this style. Nice thick white creamy head. Good head retention and good lacing.

Aroma: Very sweet smelling. Hard for me to pick up on the spices they used. Slight phenol notes.

Taste: There's the spices. Sits on the back of your tongue. Cloves , allspice, a little ginger is what I detected. Very smooth and the spices balance out the sweetness of his high ABV ale.

Mouthfeel: Velvety. The carbonation is there, but there is a heaviness to this beer that stands out. Very nice.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2009 02:29:17 | More by Lambstrong
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Samuel Adams Imperial White from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,218 ratings.