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

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BA SCORE
79
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1,179 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 1,179
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 11
Gots: 75 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

canawler, Mar 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

jvoss7, Mar 25, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

DanU, Mar 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

stevolb19, Mar 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

grimey68, Mar 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

bluengold85, Mar 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev -42.4%

Wolberjs, Mar 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Valentno7, Mar 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

pfaucett, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of Hevkee
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Hevkee, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of arizcards
3.34/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Picked up a single in early February from Fry's as part of a mixed sixer for $1.50. Best by May 2014.

Beer poured golden orange with a nice white head that has mostly dissipated.

Nose has hints of cinnamon and nutmeg.

Taste is a wheat base with dashes of cinnamon and slight bitters from the nutmeg and citrus peel.

Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated.

Overall this is not a bad beer, appropriate for the holiday season, worthy of a shot.

arizcards, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

GOBLIN, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

szmnnl99, Mar 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Shy5, Mar 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

kcc, Mar 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

EF4, Mar 04, 2014
Photo of bgillespie
3.18/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Golden orange, hazy, but very little sediment is visible. Thick off white head.

Smell: Not too strong, some fruit, citrus.

Taste: Similar to aroma, but stronger. Citrus, some spices.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, well carbonated.

Overall: It did not live up to my expectations. It is not a bad beer, but it falls short. Yet, I would still have it again.

bgillespie, Mar 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

SGriner, Mar 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

TIMMA87698, Mar 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

philibum13, Feb 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

still_thedragon, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of RVigz
3.46/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: This beer has a slightly dark cloudy yellow color with a clean white head.

Smell: Smells like cloves and citrus.

Taste: Very faint cinnamon and nutmeg tastes with a dominant orange peel note. strong citrus body and aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and citrusy with a slightly sour aftertaste.

Overall: A prominently orange peel citrus taste with an almost non-existent nutmeg/cinnamon hint. Not to impressive but pretty drinkable.

RVigz, Feb 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Inglewood, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Joestradamus91, Feb 25, 2014
Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 1,179 ratings.