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

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BA SCORE
80
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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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rodney45

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

Poured into my 10 oz pilsner glass.

A: Hazy and yellowish sweet potato color. Big head foamy long lasting head.

S: Has a distinct belgian wit style aroma, almost like rye or whole wheat bread. Notes of orange and lemon zest.

T: First flavor profile is of wheat, malt, rye and slight lemon peel. Secondary notes are of orange zest and honey. Slight bitterness comes through, and yeast profile is strictly belgian lagering yeast, and has a golden bock feel. Finish is dry.

M: Medium to light body, with appropriate moderate carbonation. Low bitterness.

O: This german style unfiltered "pilsner" is a far cry from what we're all used to from Sam Adams, but its a nice solid change. You still get the constructed put together aspect of Sam Adams, rather than letting the ingredients work naturally, but i enjoyed the attempt. Gets better as it warms up.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 06:12:59 | More by rodney45
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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,358 ratings.