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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

786 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 786
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 5
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ford on 12-28-2012)
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BucannonXC5

California

3.63/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Karl Strauss pint glass
From: VONS in Grantville, Calif. (San Diego), on Jan. 3, 2013
Price: $13.97 w/ card ($17.99 regular) for the Spring Thaw Variety 12-pack
Misc.: Label said to enjoy before June

Poured a golden hazy color with about a finger of off-white head that went away almost immediately. No lacing on the sides, bad retention on the top.

Smelled the alcohol first, followed right away by cloves, icy sweet wheat, Cascade hops, citrus hops (tangerine, orange peel and lemon). Some unknown spices late.

Tasted pretty close to the smell. Got that icy, tangy wheat up front, followed by a sharp, sweet Cascade hops. Still got the citrus notes, mainly orange peel, orange and tangerine.

Light-to-medium body. Oily texture. Above average-to-average carbonation. Abrupt finish. Crisp, clean and refreshing.

Not a bad beer overall. Really great for a warm summer day. Crisp, clean and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2013 00:49:23 | More by BucannonXC5
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Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 786 ratings.