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

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BA SCORE
80
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2,448 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Ratings: 2,448
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 33
Gots: 125 | 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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5/5  rDev +42.9%

markallmon, Mar 24, 2012
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5/5  rDev +42.9%

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5/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

pours a cloudy medium gold in color thick two finger white head and lots of sticky lace that both hold up very well. strong bold citrus and a light floral aroma. nice blending of the orange citrus taste with the yeast and hops. smooth medium mouthfeel and slight pepper taste. this beer wins on all counts. i see this beer going a long way with sam adams. definitely one of their better brewed beers.

billybob, Mar 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +42.9%

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5/5  rDev +42.9%

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5/5  rDev +42.9%

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5/5  rDev +42.9%

BigOtaku, Nov 13, 2012
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5/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Let's not fool many of us. We love beer, and this is one of the best drunk beers by Sam Adams. Goes down delicious from the beginning until the 12th. As a famous drunk once said: "brevity is the soul of wit" 250 characters... ... ... ...

crazeddaffy, Mar 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +42.9%

Zabue2478, Feb 22, 2013
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4.9/5  rDev +40%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - honey colored, unfiltered with lots of sediment, and a frothy white head that leaves some nice lacing.

S - It smells of honey, sweetness, citrusy and floral hops, some very slight malt, and lemon citrus.

T - Lemon zest, some pepper and spice, a tad bit of grain, and then the floral and citrus hops come in, finishing off with a mouthful of pure white breadiness, which lingers in the aftertaste.

Overall, this is the best lager I have ever had. It's the beer I always dreamt of finding. This is what I would have tried to brew if I had ever brewed beer.

Absolutely perfect. I just which the aroma was slightly more prominent.

JoLight, Jan 29, 2012
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4.85/5  rDev +38.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I didnt know anything about this beer when i ordered it... it looked like a hefe or a pale ale at first which i tend to stay away from but from the taste i was unexpectedly suprised... Great Taste!! i instantly looked it up online to find out what it really was and am now happy i ordered it... A must if and when its avaliable!!

ouser31, Mar 14, 2012
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4.78/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

appearance - 4.5/5 - Pours a hazy yellow with a finger of white head.

smell - 4/5 - Smells of lemon or orange peel.

taste - 5/5 - Instantly refreshing Helles flavor backed up by bright citrus flavors. There's more in there that I can't quite describe as anything besides "Helles".

mouthfeel - 5/5 - Has a high level of small bubble carbonation that enhances the refreshing spring flavors and clears out those flavors making room for the next swallow.

overall - 5/5 - Quite an impressive complex lager for a seemingly simple beer.

wages, Feb 11, 2012
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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,448 ratings.