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

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BA SCORE
80
good

2,378 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,378
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 33
Gots: 90 | 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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EigenBeer

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-17-2013 02:13:00 | More by EigenBeer
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Nolen12

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-16-2013 14:58:27 | More by Nolen12
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BltByKrmn

New York

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-16-2013 01:24:51 | More by BltByKrmn
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mtc23

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-16-2013 01:02:20 | More by mtc23
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-15-2013 23:02:13 | More by AmandaSchaefer
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-15-2013 20:45:23 | More by BamfBacon
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Spikester

Oregon

3.74/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Orange gold cloudy with one inch of white head. Well laced.
Smell is yeast, citrus, and grain.
Taste is malts, lemon, wheat, a slight amount of euro type bitter hops. Alcohol is well hidden.
A medium body beer with good carbonation. Finish is very slightly dry. Very refreshing. Has a nice lemony tang. Overall a tasty beer that requires me to have another.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 04:35:30 | More by Spikester
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tubeyes

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-15-2013 02:17:15 | More by tubeyes
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David1975

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

04-14-2013 20:17:28 | More by David1975
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racingkenny14

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-14-2013 19:37:23 | More by racingkenny14
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-14-2013 17:47:35 | More by salthemonster
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-14-2013 01:25:01 | More by randylangford
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craigmj7

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-13-2013 23:58:33 | More by craigmj7
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Skarod

Maine

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-13-2013 23:58:18 | More by Skarod
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Hockey_Fan

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-13-2013 23:55:16 | More by Hockey_Fan
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-13-2013 20:05:50 | More by nheinzie57
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Hophead420

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-13-2013 07:27:12 | More by Hophead420
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Lagerquestrian

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

04-13-2013 02:42:16 | More by Lagerquestrian
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LVbeernoob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-13-2013 02:33:32 | More by LVbeernoob
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Mavigo

Michigan

3.59/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass.

A: Was a golden orange color, with a short off white color head with small amounts of lacing, had good retention though, was there the whole time.

S: Crisp floral smell to it, grass, citrus peels, wheat, yeast

T: Fairly sweet, very enjoyable, light flavor. Tastes of wheat, citrus, grass, grains, yeast, tinge of hops

M: Bit on the carbonated side, but fairly fell balanced, very crisp, more of a spring/summer beer but since Michigan just skips over spring, basically a summer beer. Medium bodied.

O: Overall this is pretty good. No complaints. Affordable too. Recommended by me.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 20:42:01 | More by Mavigo
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-12-2013 16:05:23 | More by Burkbom23
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-12-2013 03:24:02 | More by Arsenal0328
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blackie

Virginia

4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

found this one in the fridge

a: poured into a lager cylinder, the pour gives a dense, fluffy-looking white head over a well hazed body of a deep golden color, good retention

s: a pleasant fresh grassy, citrusy noble hop aroma rides a body of pale malt showing subtle notes of honey, an interesting honey coated grain aroma really comes out after warming - the honey malt in action I presume, sweet lemon, yeasty and bready, nice

m: carbonation riding the low to moderate line, with a body on the full side of the lighter range, nicely smooth and a little creamy

t: pale and lager malts form a slightly sweet underlayer, really like the honey malt - kind of a honey coated grain flavor (honey nut cheerios?), very grassy-fresh noble hops show a strong presence - lots of steeped hop pulp in the flavor, some bright candied citrus, malt sugars linger with hop flavors and a mild bitterness

o: a nicely full, round lager aroma augmented with lots of yeasty, bready character as a result of being unfiltered, nicely hopped as well drinks well

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 03:12:38 | More by blackie
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rbthuffman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-12-2013 02:57:18 | More by rbthuffman
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carndog

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-12-2013 02:45:55 | More by carndog
Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,378 ratings.