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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

836 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 836
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 6
Gots: 57 | 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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dragonx2099


1/5  rDev -70.6%

02-26-2013 06:17:21 | More by dragonx2099
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buffcityx

New York

1.75/5  rDev -48.5%

02-10-2013 04:45:17 | More by buffcityx
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TheBrewWhisperer

Ohio

1.98/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

Appearance: poored into a Hobgoblin pint glass color is orange but hazy almost a burnt orange.

Smell: tangerine, wheat and some lemon

Taste: this is a below average witbier, i'll give you 2 reasons that all Sam Adams have the same similiarties and that is unbalanced and the other is very much too experimental before they perfect something

Mouthfeel: i think this was the worst of all; soapy mouthfeel and when it goes down rough on the throat it really lingers in flavor

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 22:07:57 | More by TheBrewWhisperer
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HeyJim

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -41.2%

03-24-2013 01:36:29 | More by HeyJim
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -41.2%

05-20-2014 14:20:44 | More by jaswilson2
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -41.2%

04-23-2013 03:30:27 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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prisdefer

New York

2/5  rDev -41.2%

04-27-2013 21:51:10 | More by prisdefer
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lucasj82

Indiana

2/5  rDev -41.2%

12-22-2013 23:58:21 | More by lucasj82
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soxandbeer

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -41.2%

04-12-2013 03:01:27 | More by soxandbeer
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THECPJ

Delaware

2/5  rDev -41.2%

01-21-2014 01:52:31 | More by THECPJ
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kcr357

Florida

2.16/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Didn't read what type of beer I was drinking so there wasn't any bias on taste. I did see "wit" in some other reviews, so some type of wheat beer. Tastes like soap, smells like soap, not totally awful like old english or something, but Sam Adams seems to think they can compete with Tucher or Franziskaner, but still put out enough product to line the shelf on every store in the US. They can't. They already charge premium prices, take the effort to find the lesser available, but better quality, beers. Your palate will thank you.
Edit-just realized it was a wit, not a hefe. My review is skewed, but the impression of the taste still stands. I simply may not be a wit beer guy.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 01:54:18 | More by kcr357
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lionhrt9

Indiana

2.18/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A - little to no head and no lacing. Color is cloudy light orange.

S - Light aroma with off smells, lemony smells

T - Orange flavor with grapefruit and off flavors, disappears quickly with maltyness lingering

M - Watery and slick, very light carbonation

O - Very poorly done or I had an off product but I was well within the freshness date. Not a whole lot here. Tastes like a dull malt

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 11:00:18 | More by lionhrt9
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woodchipper

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

03-19-2013 22:52:33 | More by woodchipper
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alrhodesjr

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

06-27-2014 00:41:10 | More by alrhodesjr
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utfiero

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Color- straw gold. Minimal head.

Aroma- wheat, spices including coriander and rose petal.

Taste- A lackluster and disappointing wit beer interpretation. Starts wheaty with spices and orange zest but finishes placid with a lingering staleness.

Poured from 355 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted 9/2/2013.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 15:21:44 | More by utfiero
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Soterios

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

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

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

01-08-2013 00:48:02 | More by Rekrule
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Satanic

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

02-25-2013 19:35:12 | More by Satanic
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Minkybut

Virginia

2.49/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I poured this yukkie beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer poured a cloudy mess with a thin little wimpy head. The smell was like sour soup or something. The taste was sour also and just not good. It was all I could do to finish it off. Fruity flay tasting mess of a beer. They need to ditch that one. I will never buy or drink another.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 18:33:13 | More by Minkybut
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BrianCuoz

New York

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

03-08-2013 18:51:15 | More by BrianCuoz
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crwrunner

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

08-17-2013 17:33:10 | More by crwrunner
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GRG1313

California

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

04-12-2014 21:36:21 | More by GRG1313
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Karibourgeois

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

03-08-2014 19:56:52 | More by Karibourgeois
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MPSTARR

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

06-13-2013 02:08:52 | More by MPSTARR
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Omer4176

California

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

02-10-2013 08:01:35 | More by Omer4176
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Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 836 ratings.