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

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1,155 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,155
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 9
Gots: 63 | 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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MA08

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-09-2014 03:42:40 | More by MA08
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langisland

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

02-06-2014 15:06:40 | More by langisland
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Sparty55

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-06-2014 02:42:23 | More by Sparty55
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

02-04-2014 21:14:02 | More by waiting4lunch
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MVF5588

Indiana

2/5  rDev -42.4%

02-04-2014 05:04:33 | More by MVF5588
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Liberatiscioli

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -42.4%

02-03-2014 23:18:05 | More by Liberatiscioli
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johnnyf27

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-03-2014 23:06:00 | More by johnnyf27
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Furley80

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

02-03-2014 21:49:23 | More by Furley80
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DbbC

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

02-03-2014 03:04:09 | More by DbbC
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cmq103

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-02-2014 18:46:51 | More by cmq103
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WreckingBrew

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +15.3%

02-02-2014 04:20:34 | More by WreckingBrew
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aflies

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

02-01-2014 22:27:10 | More by aflies
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mountaincoffee

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-01-2014 21:36:31 | More by mountaincoffee
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

4/5  rDev +15.3%

02-01-2014 17:45:49 | More by ShepardCommander
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-01-2014 07:42:32 | More by michaelfcasey
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Boca-X

Missouri

3.35/5  rDev -3.5%

Another SA sampler pk offering. Poured into a pint glass, nice white, creamy head, faded fast, some light lacing. Piss yellow, lightly cloudy, the better witbiers that I have had are usually "thicker".

Smells of nutmeg and honey, heavy on the clove and pretty much tastes the same. Bready, hints of floral, Medium carbonation.

This is an easy wheat to drink and if you are new to the style it would be a pleasant place to start. Smooth, slightly sweet, mostly cloves...easy drinking. Not much else to say, I think it needs more spices on the nose and tongue...it pretty much tastes like a watered down honey/clove wheat. I'd drink a couple out of a sampler but probably wouldn't buy on its own.

01-31-2014 19:45:01 | More by Boca-X
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Apotheosis

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-31-2014 00:58:45 | More by Apotheosis
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DesMoinesMike

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -28%

01-30-2014 03:57:13 | More by DesMoinesMike
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

01-30-2014 03:04:22 | More by harpus
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JaxBen_20J

Georgia

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-29-2014 01:19:22 | More by JaxBen_20J
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brotherloco

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

01-27-2014 03:53:31 | More by brotherloco
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TeamMathis

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Appearance: Cloudy, light honey (orangish yellow). Minimal lace remains.
Smell: Spice, citrus.
Taste: Spice, tangy citrus. Maybe banana. Honey.

I enjoyed this. It's a relaxing drink. Basically, it feels like a weaker lager with some spices thrown in it. Decent, but obviously nothing you'd praise from the mountain tops. Spices are the dominant theme, but not too dominant. I will get this again next year in the seasonal pack.

01-26-2014 21:29:35 | More by TeamMathis
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-26-2014 01:46:29 | More by majorbase2
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scottfrie

California

2.84/5  rDev -18.2%

12oz bottle into SA Perfect Pint glass.

A: Pours a lightly cloudy golden with lemon highlights beneath a short lived soft looking bright white head that faded into a fuzzy film. Thin wisps of lace were left down the glass.
S: Clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon are easily noticeable upon first whiff. I get notes of wheat and chalky yeast and a touch of citrus following.
T: Creamy wheat flavors mixed with minerally yeast and syrupy citrus flavors. Cinnamon and nutmeg are still prominent. Everything has kind of a syrupy greasy flavor/feel to it that is a bit off putting. The aftertaste is synthetic and contains notes of black pepper and white grape juice.
M: Very soft and frothy carbonation goes well with a very creamy medium body and smooth mouthfeel. This beer is greasy though and coasts my mouth strangely.
O: A step fuller and creamier than the really bad ones of the style, but I did not care for this one a whole lot more than I care for those. Flavors are as described on the bottle but taste synthetic and syrupy, and everything has an oily texture to it. Not the worst the definitely not the best offering from BBC.

01-25-2014 17:45:50 | More by scottfrie
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

1.75/5  rDev -49.6%

01-25-2014 01:03:26 | More by jfcaa193
Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,155 ratings.