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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

835 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 835
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 6
Gots: 56 | 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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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

04-05-2013 07:01:00 | More by HumphreyLee
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dgeebs07

New York

3/5  rDev -11.8%

05-28-2013 23:33:30 | More by dgeebs07
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

05-10-2013 16:17:28 | More by Artjsantos
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CesarLopes

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

03-09-2013 05:12:45 | More by CesarLopes
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deebo

Minnesota

3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This is definitely a Belgian wit. Compared to some others this version from SA is real heavy on the orange-especially the peel. Spicy-lots of coriander. Plenty of malt body but it is overshadowed by the heavy dose of orange peel and coriander. Carbonation is appropriately medium/high. An ok wit-would prefer it a little more naked.

Serving type: on-tap

03-20-2013 02:09:25 | More by deebo
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bigdeuce

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice hard copper color. Nice head but dissipates quickly. Scents of orange peel, and coriander spices on the nose. Non see through appearance. Quick burst of tingling fruity goodness on the initial sip with that same tingling moving from the front to back of the tongue. Very smooth and slightly tart. A bit thin, but true to the style. Smooth and easy drinking. Good session beer especially for spring and summer. Similar to the original "white ale" by samuel adams. Better than I expected. Loved the original white ale and this may be just as good. A well crafted, flavorful stab at the Belgian style.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 20:59:32 | More by bigdeuce
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ale207

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

01-29-2013 01:56:59 | More by ale207
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bh123

California

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

05-15-2014 05:47:10 | More by bh123
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acevenom

Louisiana

3.76/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Samuel Adams perfect pint glass. The beer pours cloudy yellow with a slowly dissipating white head. There are lots of visible tiny bubbles visible in the beer. The beer smells of bread, orange, coriander, and pepper. The aromas are pretty subdued overall. The beer tastes pretty clean. There's the wheat as well as the orange which come through strongest. The coriander and grains of paradise provide some background flavor. While the beer has a nice clean taste, there's a good malt backbone here which helps give this a light to medium body. The carbonation is pretty moderate and the finish is clean and smooth. The drinkability is high. This is a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 04:53:43 | More by acevenom
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

05-17-2014 22:09:00 | More by LarryMyers
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +25%

02-23-2013 17:59:51 | More by TaylorK
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Sellen

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-19-2014 16:19:37 | More by Sellen
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

02-23-2014 15:35:12 | More by dpgoblejr
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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +17.6%

03-13-2013 02:52:42 | More by bluerabbit
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TheNightwatchman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

01-01-2013 02:50:42 | More by TheNightwatchman
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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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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

12-04-2013 23:51:10 | More by boszormeny
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Semi cloudy orange. Lots of bubbling, head died immediately.

S: Lemon/orange coriander, wheat malt. Lemon dominates.

T: Lots of lemon citrus flavors. A bit too much, tastes artificial. Some belgian sugar, white crackers, a bit of corriander spice. (Upon reading its tangerine not lemon). Too fruity, not nuanced enough. Minimal wheat presence. Grains of paradise add a nice sweetness. Reminds me a lot of sam summer. Not enough yeast presence.

M: Super high carbonation, a bit syrupy, too sweet to be session-able.

O: Too fruity for me, lacks balance. More of a summer ale. Would be better with cook out food, to sweet on its own, at-least it doesn't lack flavor. Middle of the pack from Sam Adams, at best.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 02:20:40 | More by BigCheese
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-27-2013 14:14:24 | More by irishgreensoda
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

10-22-2013 11:17:54 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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Bear1964

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-01-2013 20:44:19 | More by Bear1964
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-14-2014 15:05:39 | More by DavidHume
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

04-06-2014 20:06:18 | More by CreekyJarls
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C2H5

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-28-2014 16:02:04 | More by C2H5
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Morakaton

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

11-19-2013 05:52:51 | More by Morakaton
Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 835 ratings.