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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

792 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 792
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 6
Gots: 40 | 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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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

09-26-2013 06:56:22 | More by BlackBeerDown
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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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tsp247

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

09-23-2013 21:20:34 | More by tsp247
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FINLANDski_1619

Wyoming

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

09-23-2013 05:40:46 | More by FINLANDski_1619
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Gab4717

Ohio

3/5  rDev -11.8%

09-20-2013 01:03:31 | More by Gab4717
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lovelibeam

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

09-13-2013 19:52:45 | More by lovelibeam
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Bushwood

California

3/5  rDev -11.8%

09-11-2013 19:26:39 | More by Bushwood
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ImperatorScab

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

09-08-2013 22:16:04 | More by ImperatorScab
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Brianedonovan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

09-06-2013 00:53:33 | More by Brianedonovan
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phideltashaggy

Tennessee

3.45/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the bottle into a standard pint glass.

A- Poured a hazy, dark yellow color. A thick looking white head came up and quickly dissipated. There was a little bit of lacing, but nothing to write home about.

S- I really liked the smell. A healthy amount of citrus, but more sweet citrus than I usually get from white ales. There is also some sweet malt and a little spice thrown in.

T- Starts off with a slight acidity, then sits on the tongue and the spice tingles. There is a slight bitterness at the back of the taste and some citrus after-taste hangs out for a while.

MF- Not much head to speak of, but the tighter carbonation stuck around.

Overall, this is a nice little white ale. I probably won't have too many more due to the season, but I'll look for some more next year.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 21:51:54 | More by phideltashaggy
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archero

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

09-02-2013 04:04:26 | More by archero
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jaydoc

Kansas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

09-02-2013 02:11:04 | More by jaydoc
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Bonebeer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

09-01-2013 22:13:32 | More by Bonebeer
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UncleAddie

Arizona

4/5  rDev +17.6%

08-29-2013 23:53:56 | More by UncleAddie
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kushlash23

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-28-2013 15:23:07 | More by kushlash23
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RCLOHR267

Indiana

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-25-2013 02:28:38 | More by RCLOHR267
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joeseppy

Illinois

3.41/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy yellow pour with a fluffy white crown.

First smell is orange peels, mild yeast and coriander.

Just like it smells, orange peel, wheat grain, coriander and I swear bananas have a showing now and then.

Mouthfeel is refreshing and on the lighter side. A brew I feel is meant for the summer months during the day. I could really only handle a few in a session-but that's what happens with most wheats anyway for me. I really do not like comparing beers but for those wanting to try this, for me it is like a Blue Moon but with actually more orange.

Every brew has its place in the sun. Decent fare.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2013 23:32:28 | More by joeseppy
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DAS30

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-22-2013 23:28:37 | More by DAS30
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rbmjr1

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

08-21-2013 10:03:59 | More by rbmjr1
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MSL94

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-18-2013 01:28:41 | More by MSL94
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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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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-16-2013 22:13:13 | More by mrfrancis
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Boone757

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-15-2013 23:26:26 | More by Boone757
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-15-2013 03:53:15 | More by JTomczak
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SlamLord

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-13-2013 11:41:45 | More by SlamLord
Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 792 ratings.