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Samuel Adams Blackberry Witbier - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,528 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 1,528
Reviews: 671
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 19.15%
Wants: 16
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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2.5/5  rDev -24%

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Maine

3.21/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

A - Pours a slightly cloudy dark straw with a brilliantly white large bubbled head, about 2 fingers. Dissipated quickly, no lacing, and only a few residual bubbles.

S - smell is fruity, lots of blackberry on the nose. spicy yeast bouquet, faint medicinal and metallic notes. malt shows up last in the nose with a bready biscuity undertone.

T - I am surprised by the taste, and I only say that as I usually drink this cold and fast for this review I let it warm up... its always a refreshing brew, but letting it warm up was actually detrimental to taste. Anywhoo... the warmed subject is a yeasty mess. usually yeast forward beer is not appealing. Blackberry is there in the front and lingers in the finish, but is not as prevalent as it was in the nose. Malt might be there but its a wash. I think the thing that attracts me to this brew is that it is cold, crisp, and tart... take the cold out and the crisp and tart qualities fall off real quick.

M - The mouthfeel on this to me is perfect for the style, crisp, dry, tart, ample carbonation, goes down quick... and when it is actually cold, I cannot stop going back for more.

O - I went into this review having drank this many times in the past. This is one of my favorite summer thirst quenching shelf beers. I usually don't give it the chance to warm up, but for the sake of the review I let it warm up from my fridge a little. The sub par taste really shines through when warm, still I think this is outstanding as a refreshing summer brew enjoyed cold, but compared to some of the great witbiers brewed locally to me, I do not think this is a good example of the style, blackberry or not.

Serving type: bottle

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Samuel Adams Blackberry Witbier from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,528 ratings.