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

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2,358 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Ratings: 2,358
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.1%
Wants: 32
Gots: 85 | 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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mnrider

Connecticut

3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12. oz brown bottle. Enjoy Before date notched on label.

A: Pours a hazy light orange with a fluffy white head. Thin retention with
some minimal lacing.

S: Orange, floral hops, unfiltered aroma with yeast. Bitter.

T/M: I easily tell this beer is unfiltered as the yeast the yeast dominates.
Orange, malt and some light bitterness from floral hops. Light bodied and
crisp with a pleasant yeasty/hop aftertaste.

O: An overall good example of a rare style, Refreshing and easy to drink.
Could benefit from some more orange or citric flavors. Otherwise it is a
good beer for the warmer months.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2013 18:25:48 | More by mnrider
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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,358 ratings.