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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,227 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,227
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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WWWade

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I immediately recognized that this would not be a typical witbeer. It is the darkest and thickest witbeer that I have ever had.

A - light amber with a short lived one finger white head.

S - strong citrus and hops

T - WOW! This beer is exploding with strong flavors. A lot of citrus, orange and a slight hint of lemon zest. It starts slightly sweet but then ends slightly bitter.

M - this really feels more like a beefed up wheat

D - Low, not only because of the high ABV, but the strong taste makes it enjoyable, but too much for more than one or two in a single sitting.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2010 01:27:03 | More by WWWade
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Samuel Adams Imperial White from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,227 ratings.