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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Alpine SpringSamuel Adams Alpine Spring

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BA SCORE
80
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2,362 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Ratings: 2,362
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.1%
Wants: 32
Gots: 86 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Borne of our brewers’ many trips to Germany, Alpine Spring features a unique blend of lager attributes: the balanced maltiness and hoppiness of a Helles, the smoothness and slightly higher alcohol of a traditional spring bock, and the unfiltered appearance of a Kellerbier. The beer is brewed with Noble Tettnang hops to add a unique, bright orange-citrusy aroma and flavor.

(Beer added by: BDIMike on 12-22-2011)
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ByMySword


3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: The beer had a mild head and a light golden appearance.

Smell: The smell was largely unremarkable. Not what I would expect from a beer of this style. It smelled somewhat familiar, yet was so faint I honestly had trouble pin pointing specifics.

Taste: Whereas the appearance and smell appeared unremarkable, the taste was great surprise. The flavor was very prominent and unique. The citrusy flavor was delightful.

Mouthfeel: The consistency of the beer was about what you would expect from a Sam Adams beer, but not in a negative way.

Overall: This wasn't the greatest beer I've ever had, but it was above average. The initial experience was unremarkable, but the flavor more than made up for the beer where it was lacking.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2012 04:56:02 | More by ByMySword
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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,362 ratings.