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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,243 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,243
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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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

atrocity, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Bstrickler, Apr 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Fabiand, Mar 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

paulish, Mar 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev -42%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

oso, Mar 13, 2014
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2/5  rDev -42%

Brinks, Mar 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Mosmo, Mar 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

GOBLIN, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

MVG666, Mar 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13%

thatoneguymike, Mar 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

SGriner, Mar 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +44.9%

An Absolutely amazing Imperial! So sad its be discontinued, but luckily I bought out the store for years to come. This beer is great off the shelf, and astonishing in taste years later. I have four year old bottles I open for very special occasions and the taste is similar to a fine port wine. in about 10 years when my stock is empty I will be upset with Sam Adams for their mistakable choice of discontinuing it.

brian786868968676, Feb 23, 2014
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2/5  rDev -42%

lionnusmb, Feb 23, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -34.8%

Miles228, Feb 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Syraquse, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Bottle poured into glass stein

Copper orange, translucent pours a nice head that settles to a white foam cap. Lacings on the glass.

Sweet aroma of oranges, coriander, malt.

Sweet smooth first sip. Malt, coriander, orange. Hint of alcohol, gentle carbonation, good mouthfeel. Smooth aftertaste

Sweet, enjoyable, repeatable .

WunderLlama, Feb 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Jason, Feb 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev -42%

tylerthetiger, Feb 16, 2014
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2.79/5  rDev -19.1%

A: Light brown with a touch of orange and copper. Slightly cloudy. Hefty amount of sediment at the bottom of the bottle. Light carbonation.

S: Spice, coriander and musk. Tons of alcohol.

T: More musk. A lot more musk. More spice and coriander. Bread yeast with an odd sweetness. Alcohol. Starts off of caramel. Finishes with a long greasy taste with a bit if citrus and the funkiness of fermenting grass clippings. Way too much sweetness that finishes long.

M: Viscous and syrupy from the alcohol. Long aftertaste and a bit mineral. Medium dry. A little heavy.

O: This one doesn't work for me. It tastes a lot like the gose from Sam Adams I just reviewed. I hope all four beers from the sampler pack don't taste like a variance from the same base recipe. Anyway, it just tastes like stale old beer that was stored improperly. The alcohol and the sweetness is so big that it makes it hard to drink. Tastes a bit better as it warms up, but still meh.

constantine_272, Feb 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

ShepardCommander, Feb 01, 2014
Samuel Adams Imperial White from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,243 ratings.