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

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2,512 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,512
Reviews: 573
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 47
Gots: 200 | 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:
Beer added by: BDIMike on 12-22-2011

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.
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy, light copper color with one finger of head that fades to a ring with little lacing.

Aroma: Lots of floral and citrus hop notes over a light, grassy malt aroma. The most prominent aroma is orange rind, but there's some nice, fresh hop notes mixing in as well.

Taste: Light, sweet malt and a lot of citrus tartness and crisp bitterness up front, fading into some breadyness and then a fairly fast, crisp finish that is slightly astringent.

The Rest: A very strong offering from SA. More body than I was expecting and great balance that kept me wanting more of this one. Very solid.

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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,512 ratings.