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

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80
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2,378 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Ratings: 2,378
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 33
Gots: 90 | 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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devinoconnor

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3.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a really great Spring time beer from Sam Adams. Pours a cloudy and murky golden orange color with a generous two fingers of thick head... from the bottle!

Smell is the only thing that I didn't really like with the Alpine Spring... it's just timid and rather uneventful.

Taste is very good. The unfiltered brew has that Heffe feel, but its more citrusy and malty. Orange peel and some sugary, flowery tones on the finish.

Easy drinking, nice mouthfeel. Perfect transition from the heavier winter ales to spring. A beer even the Macro folks will enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 23:55:52 | More by devinoconnor
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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,378 ratings.