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Samuel Adams White Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams White AleSamuel Adams White Ale

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79
okay

1,437 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,437
Reviews: 966
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.94%
Wants: 28
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Was a Spring seasonal, now a Fall/Winter seasonal.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-30-2003)
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EmoBeerGuy

New Hampshire

2.53/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Had this beer in tap in Alston, so I'm going to assume this is the way it was meant to be.

Poured to an interesting color. Fairly dark hue, yet cloudy. Not your typical white beer color, this is because this beer is a riff on the white beer it is of course a "white ale" though, whatever that means.

To me the taste just seemed a bit off. Too much bitters for a white beer. The bitterness seemed to clash with the yeast as the kicked in later and had a synergistic effect of making my want to pucker. I love a good beer but this was the first brew to give me what the majors call the "bitter beer face". Its not the intensity of the bitter, just the pairing. After one, I wasn't interested in having another.

No thanks.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2004 17:34:07 | More by EmoBeerGuy
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Samuel Adams White Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,437 ratings.