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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,244 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,244
Reviews: 639
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 19.71%
Wants: 25
Gots: 52 | 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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Photo of Robcson
2.5/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

IMHO... This beer is very out of balance. Way to much sweetness that is not offset by the hop additions. Mouthfeel is chewy and luxurious. Smell was all alcohol and cloying sweetness. Taste was just like the smell to much of both alcohol and malt. Apperance was nice. About a finger of head and good lace on the glass. Overall the overpowering sweetness in both the smell and taste was just too much.

Robcson, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of MikeAndrews
4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

MikeAndrews, Jul 10, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

tommyguz, Jul 10, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

Aficionado_Shawn, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

GClarkage, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of KMitch
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

KMitch, Jun 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

AngusOg, Jun 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +44.9%

axpetree, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Jyoungquist, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

wvbrewcrew, Jun 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Mebuzzard, Jun 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

beerman73, Jun 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

MonkeyBread, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

bleedsblu, Jun 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

schiltron, Jun 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

tsgooch79, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Std73, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

PappyVans, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

Pale_Horse, May 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

mklisz, May 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

zestar, May 20, 2014
Photo of digitalflood
3.4/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Adams Imperial White - 10.3% ABV. Mead like. Heavy on the honey and wheat. Bold crisp alcohol note. Pungent fruit (plums and apples) and coriander notes. Admittedly not my forte' but it does invoke that throwback Medieval style robust fruit and wheat beer. Very strong. Bold. Thick. Pretty good. 3.5 out of 5.

digitalflood, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

whitenads, May 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

WOSean, May 03, 2014
Samuel Adams Imperial White from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,244 ratings.