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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

787 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 787
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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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

2.79/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a bottle into a weisse vase, the beer is a pale, hazy, yellow-gold coloring with a ton of carbonation and a sparse, filmy coating of white head. Aromas of apricot and orange rind, with a bready and slightly buttery undertone. Very sugary sweet smell overall. Flavors of bread, first and foremost, with a blended marmalade highlight of sweet citrus and apricot. Unbalanced, and a touch cloying. The body is thin and filmy from the carbonation, and there is a sharp, frothy finish. Syrupy sweet aftertaste. This beer is a little much on the sweet for me, but I could see it being appealing to the cider population venturing into the beer world.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2013 00:52:22 | More by GarthDanielson
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Nikk

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-10-2014 13:03:44 | More by Nikk
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

07-10-2014 02:36:49 | More by MichaelProcton
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +17.6%

07-10-2014 01:33:18 | More by BikenBeerTwo
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-07-2014 13:46:51 | More by zacky_U
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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-07-2014 13:41:20 | More by jonothehut
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-06-2014 23:06:40 | More by Bpc24
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demosixt

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-06-2014 21:47:43 | More by demosixt
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jubie921

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-06-2014 20:39:57 | More by jubie921
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Guatemala

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-06-2014 04:32:37 | More by AugustoEGP
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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-06-2014 02:33:16 | More by ESpindle615
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-06-2014 01:50:39 | More by xacidx
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JC333

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-04-2014 21:22:24 | More by JC333
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-04-2014 20:29:13 | More by sicilian
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CorgiDad

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-04-2014 20:07:21 | More by CorgiDad
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Dag95


3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-04-2014 19:15:55 | More by Dag95
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-04-2014 18:30:39 | More by Mikeypnh
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smythie86

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is an ok beer, but I feel nothing really makes it stand out. I enjoyed drinking it, and it goes well with food, but it didn't have a strong taste of its own. A pretty standard witbier, I did like the smell, which smelled a bit sweet, and went with the flavor well.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 00:10:55 | More by smythie86
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-03-2014 18:45:06 | More by JohnnyK
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allengarvin

Texas

3.44/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

This is a cloudy medium gold beer with a substantial head on top of it--really good pour in this chalice glass. The nose is sweet--reminds me of cheerios. Rather bit of an odd candy-citrus flavor, but not unpleasant. The flavor though, doesn't really taste anything like a real wit. I can't find any coriander to taste. The citrus is like the nose--odd. The yeast character is a little fruity, but barely. Not a very drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 15:51:53 | More by allengarvin
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joe12pk

Michigan

3.94/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a lager glass.

A - Hazy mango. One inch head quickly dissipates.Spotty lacing.

S - Orange peel and coriander.

T - Malts balanced nicely with orange peel and coriander. Lightly carbonated. Finishes quite well with a citrus and Grains of Paradise mix.

M - Medium light

O - These are delicious! Would make for a great session brew. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 03:13:43 | More by joe12pk
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-02-2014 10:32:49 | More by BigFatOgre
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South Carolina

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Massachusetts

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Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 787 ratings.