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

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1,483 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,483
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 15.65%
Wants: 18
Gots: 197 | 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:
Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-22-2012

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams Glass.

Appearance: Hazy yellow color with lots of carbonation. It had about one finger of white head that did not last long leaving a thin head.

Smell: Wheat, citrus, cinnamon, and maybe some nutmeg. Close to what a Pumpkin Ale smells like.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of some cinnamon/sugar/nutmeg with wheat and hops.

Overall: Decent holiday brew, I will buy this one again.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.34/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.54/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a nice orange/amber color with a rich foamy cap.
S: Aromatic spices of cinnamon and brown sugar.
T: First sip is exactly what you expected blasts of brown sugar and cinnamon then you get malty caramel and and some very nice light hops.
B: This one's no wimpy beer, top end of med/full body slight lacing down walls of glass.
O: Overall a very good beer they get slightly different after setting for a while, just wanted to check out the aging.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pours a somewhat cloudy white color with a yellow tint. Head is medium and retention is pretty good.

Smell: This smells unlike any other beer I've had, and it smells great. There are aromas of orange, cinnamon, and nutmeg. It smells just like Christmas.

Taste: As good as it smells, the taste is rather disappointing. The spices are fairly faint and the citrus and spices is a little odd. There is no hop presence at all, and it's not as yeasty as it could be.

Mouthfeel: The carbonation is fairly low and the beer is on the thin side, even for witiber. It goes down very easy but is just a touch too thin. However, it is refreshing.

Overall: It's hard to deny that this beer will satisfy most beer drinkers and even those who generally avoid beer during the Christmas holidays because it is refreshing. The smell is fantastic, but the taste is not very bold, and like most Sam Adams beers, it seems more tailored to the commercial audience.

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Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,483 ratings.