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

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79
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1,165 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 1,165
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 10
Gots: 65 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-22-2012)
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1.45/5  rDev -58.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

I'm not rating this one accordingly, as I'm fairly positive I had a bad bottle. It was actually my cousin's, who is just starting to get into craft.

Tasted straight from the bottle. Didn't take the time to take in the aroma, but assume it is the typical wit nose. Taste was very bland and watery, no flavor, with a sharp astringency that left me with cottonmouth. No wheat, coriander or orange peel, just astringent seltzer water.

As aforementioned, pretty sure it was a bad bottle (my brother did drop this one, perhaps he broke the seal and it went flat or something). May try again in the future.

Das_Reh, Dec 01, 2013
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1.63/5  rDev -53%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

One of the worst Sam Adams offerings. Awful, almost sickening smell and a taste that matches it. Putrid odor. Not sure why these guys thought drinking potpurri would be a good idea. Looks like any other Belgian Wit beer, in terms of color and clarity. Mouthfeel and carbonation are all completely normal, but the smell combined with the flavor profile make this absolutely off-putting.

monkbrewed, Jan 09, 2013
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1.65/5  rDev -52.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Hazy faded blonde, a little darker than blond with a white head that dissipates very quickly.

Smells like the holiday, mostly nutmeg with a bit of cinnamon. Slightly perfumey and wheaty as well. Tastes like spice. Drinkable but overly spice with the faintest of beer flavors such as wheat. Too sweet, not balanced, too much spicy. Tastes like licking the wax paper you just cooked holiday sugar cookies on.

Just Sam releasing two seasonals to take up more shelf space, the more limited of which (being this one along with their pumpkin and shandy) that are made for the masses with simple and relate-able ingredients and are on the sweet side. Sigh

jtierney89, Nov 27, 2012
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Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,165 ratings.