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

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937 Ratings

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Ratings: 937
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 7
Gots: 97 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.57/5  rDev +5%

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a weizen glass. Hazy as per the style, a dull yellow-orange with around one finger of lacy white head clinging to the sides of the glass. Aroma bright and citrusy, orange, tangerine, lemon, and lime rinds with a little pineapple, woody seed spice, candied ginger, and faint grassy hops. These same elements echo on the palate. Minimal malt/wheat flavor here, with this eschewed in favor of citrus soda, ginger, very light coriander (Sam Adams does a good job of not overdoing this with their wits), and an odd metallic sweetness. Fizzy, with a curiously empty body and a saccharine metallic finish. Sam Adams brews a number of witbier variations and this is not one of the stronger takes. Great aroma and an OK showcase for the citrus and spice flavors but lacking in body and malt backbone.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Appearance: This beer has a cloudy amber.

Overall: So far this brew is ok. It is smooth with some citrus to the taste. Has a nice balance to it. Good Refreshing summer beer.

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Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 937 ratings.