Samuel Adams Alpine Spring - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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3.03/5 rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
1 Pint 6 oz. fancy brown bottle. Freshness date etched on the label.
Served in a SA Perfect Pint glass.
Pours a hazy amber honey color with a 1" off-white head along with some patchy trailing lace.
A smell grassy malt smell carries mild lemony citrus and some herbal aromas. A late smell of boiled grain inches forward but remains in the distant background.
The malt is a bit sugary sweet. It's tempered somewhat by citrus notes and a slight metallic tang. The herbal taste rolls in as it warms.
A spritzy effervescence fades quickly, so if you enjoy a little bubbly to your beer, act quickly.
I swear, this reminds me A LOT, of the old Miller Highlife of the 70's, sans the cooked corn taste.
I hope this isn't the replacement for SA's Nobel Pils. That would be sad...
Serving type: bottle
01-12-2012 00:59:50 | More by BeerResearcher
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