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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

789 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 789
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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durwood64

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-02-2013 23:59:03 | More by durwood64
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gskitt

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-02-2013 04:14:18 | More by gskitt
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-02-2013 04:06:15 | More by jzlyo
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redmaw

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-30-2013 22:03:45 | More by redmaw
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BeenTired

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

06-29-2013 23:25:55 | More by BeenTired
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thlayli87

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-29-2013 16:35:24 | More by thlayli87
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sachie23

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-28-2013 17:39:46 | More by sachie23
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jbaakko

California

4.25/5  rDev +25%

06-27-2013 17:19:22 | More by jbaakko
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flux702

Nevada

4/5  rDev +17.6%

06-26-2013 08:29:18 | More by flux702
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.61/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap 6/23/2013 at Doherty’s Ale House in Warwick, RI, served in a tapered mug glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a short white head that fades quickly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains lemons, light caramelized malts but not much else.

T: The taste starts out sweet with spices and citrus. Then some breadiness comes in from wheat, some Belgian yeast and a decent malt character. The hops presence is mild and creates a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, it seems very similar to Sam Adams Summer Ale, but a decent beer overall.

Serving type: on-tap

06-25-2013 16:40:49 | More by TheManiacalOne
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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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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-24-2013 18:00:12 | More by GraduatedCashew
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supercodes

Maine

3/5  rDev -11.8%

06-24-2013 02:08:56 | More by supercodes
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beerbtl

California

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-24-2013 02:03:34 | More by beerbtl
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carterbt

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-23-2013 02:25:54 | More by carterbt
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-ronin-

Florida

4/5  rDev +17.6%

06-23-2013 02:01:44 | More by -ronin-
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

When i poured this beer, it has a hazy golden color body with a small white head, that quickly dissapears. The smell is very aromatic of orange and coriander. The taste has a nice orange flavor to is, not overpowering and the coriander and other spices come through really nice and subtle on the back of the tongue. the mouth feel is great, well carbonated and balanced. this is one of the better witbier i have had.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 19:42:05 | More by chefhatt
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JohnTurano

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-20-2013 03:18:57 | More by JohnTurano
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Dodt

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

decide to review another one of the beers from the spring seasonal pack from sam adams.poured from the bottle into a plisner glass. a hazy color thats reminds me of pear juice with a light head.aroma is a nice blend of citrus and honey. nice flavor of coriander and citrus.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 02:17:48 | More by Dodt
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BTFU

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

06-20-2013 02:06:30 | More by BTFU
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Cyrano41

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-17-2013 13:30:44 | More by Cyrano41
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +25%

06-16-2013 19:14:20 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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gmfessen

Michigan

4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, White Lantern is a hazy, peachy-wheat color with a thin, active white head. The nose is sweet and spicey, corriander is definitely noticable which complements the otherwise orangy-citrusy backdrop. The flavor is what you would expect based on the taste. Very similar to Blue Moon, but possibly a bit more tart and not quite as sweet. Mouthfeel is light to medium in body with a mouthcoating carbonation. Overall, a good beer, nothing outrageous but definitely a solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 23:32:24 | More by gmfessen
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-14-2013 21:35:26 | More by jheezee
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Cavanaghty

Maine

3.15/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams Glass.

Appearance: Hazy amber color. Thin white head and slight lacing on the glass.

Smell: Hops, Citrus and pine and malt notes.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of citrus(more orange than anything) hops and bitter pine notes.

Overall: This was a decent brew, I drank the whole 6 pack of it my wife got me, so I guess it was good!

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 18:53:54 | More by Cavanaghty
Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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