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

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BA SCORE
80
good

2,381 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 2,381
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 33
Gots: 91 | 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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delta490

Virginia

3.66/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a 12 oz bottle into a Sam Adams glass. Poured a cloudy gold with about two fingers of creamy white head that lasts quite a while and leaves nice lacing on the glass. Aroma was pretty nice, sweet with fruity notes and little bit of hop bitterness. Taste is primarily malty, with bready notes balanced out against the hops. It has a nice, if slightly understated, flavor and it's obvious it was well made. The mouthfeel has some slight carbonation at the beginning but is otherwise quite smooth and a little bit thicker. The flavors don't knock you out, but it is still a well-crafted and flavorful beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 07:44:02 | More by delta490
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AlphaKingKegger

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-19-2013 02:54:04 | More by AlphaKingKegger
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JoeLacy

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-18-2013 04:17:59 | More by JoeLacy
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acslatersbtb

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-18-2013 00:38:06 | More by acslatersbtb
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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
Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 2,381 ratings.