Samuel Adams Alpine Spring - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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2.65/5 rDev -24.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
Typical of sam adams, this beer looks good on paper, but fails in execution. Yeast profile on this is typically unclean Sam Adams lager profile with a slightly tart, estery taste and finishes a little cloying as if grains of paradise or other spices were used . Flavor is reminiscent of indian coriander - with froot loops like citrus dominating. Malt profile is a little biscuity which is welcome to offset the tartness and citrus profile, but ends up coming off oddly weird, unclean, and unrefreshing. Might be a decent summer beer, why the hell you would release it in January is beyond me.
Serving type: bottle
01-20-2012 15:11:48 | More by Longstaff
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