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

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,164 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,164
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 10
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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4/5  rDev +15.3%

MrJuengling, Jan 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

swgwilt, Jan 14, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +11.8%

appearance: semi-clear golden colored brew, with a decent bit of rising up carbonation. 4\5

aroma: Very malt and spice forward. It smells like cloves, a bit or coriander, and sweet malt. Good, but nothing to boast about. 3.5\5

flavor: The smell does not betray this one, the flavor is all spice and malty goodness. Lots of sweet grainy malty flavor comes first in this brew, with a nice burst of warmth from the spices. A bit of honey flavor on the finish as well. Not too shabby. 4\5

feel: it feels heavy, mostly due to its sweetness, which is helped out by its carbonation. 3.75\5

overall: I was surprised by this beer. It is a surprisingly easy to drink well made witbier. Its flavors follow the wit style quite well, and the final product is actually a fairly decent desert beer (I classify it as such due to how sweet it is). I would be happy to drink it again and found no real problems with it at all. 4\5

jucifer1818, Jan 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -28%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Lambocalrisien, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

johnecjr, Jan 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

civilizedpsycho, Jan 09, 2014
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3.01/5  rDev -13.3%

A - Pours out a somewhat cloudy with an almost orange tint.

S - The added cinnamon and nutmeg are very dominant, particularly the nutmeg. I could not sense any malt or hops.

T - As expected, the added spices overwhelm the malt and hops. The finish is very much nutmeg.

M- A very rich mouth feel, almost creamy.

O - I got this as part of case of "Winter Favorites" but it's not a favorite of mine. I don't mind a little spice in seasonal beers but this was just too much. Even a spiced beer should still taste like beer. If you like a lot of spice, this one is for you; otherwise not so much.

Retroman40, Jan 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

mpenske, Jan 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,164 ratings.