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

Samuel Adams Alpine SpringSamuel Adams Alpine Spring

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Ratings: 2292
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.1%


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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nickthetick

Maryland

3.63/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: pours a hazy straw gold into a "Perfect Pint" with a good two fingers of white frothy head the settles slowly and leaves some spotty lacing.

S: it gives a good citrus hoppy smell with big grassy notes and a solid light malt background.

T: a lot like the nose it flourishes with grassy, citrus and pine like hop notes toned down slightly by that crisp apple sweetness and light sweet malt tone.

MF: awesome effervescence; good light, refreshing body and smooth flavors.

D. This is a great beer for the warmer spring days. Its good for the hopheads who want there hops but need an ABV break. I'd grab a six pack, have them on the hammock trail and that would be all she wrote. On the downside the grass notes can be overwhelming at first then (I could imagine) again if you had a couple of these.

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2012 22:03:48 | More by nickthetick
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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,292 ratings.