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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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Reviews by Pegasus:
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Pegasus

Texas

3.28/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Hazy golden yellow, with lots of fat, slow rising bubbles and some modest suspended sediment. The head is small, white, and rather dense, and retains well. The lacing is thick and glass-coating.

Aroma: Wheat, citrus, and coriander dominate the aroma, with coriander winning out over the citric notes. There is a mildly sweet character as well.

Taste: Opens with a fairly strong flavor of bread-like wheat malt, and a little earthy bitterness. Citrus rind and coriander soon increase in prominence. A slight clove presence appears as well. Finishes with wheat malt, and a moderate earthy bitterness.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, and full, with just a hint of carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: A very decent example of the style.

Presentation: Packaged in a custom twelve-ounce brown glass long neck bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2013 21:38:34 | More by Pegasus
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +17.6%

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

Indiana

4/5  rDev +17.6%

07-10-2014 01:33:18 | More by BikenBeerTwo
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zacky_U

Michigan

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-07-2014 13:46:51 | More by zacky_U
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jonothehut

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-07-2014 13:41:20 | More by jonothehut
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Bpc24


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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AugustoEGP

Guatemala

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-06-2014 04:32:37 | More by AugustoEGP
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ESpindle615

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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

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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sicilian

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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nyrblue2

New York

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-02-2014 23:29:23 | More by nyrblue2
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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-01-2014 23:58:46 | More by UnderPressure
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Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

07-01-2014 11:55:54 | More by Soterios
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +17.6%

06-29-2014 19:00:03 | More by zaraspook
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Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 786 ratings.