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Samuel Adams Little White Rye - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
75
okay

472 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 472
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 15.95%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 03-28-2013)
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.18/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy brass orange color.

Flavors of orange peel, zest, coriander and rye. Pretty much everything advertised. A lot of spice flavors. The sage shows in the finish.

Mouthfeel: crisp and spiced. Lighter body. Ends dry.

Overall, an okay wit. Too much spice for me, however. I'd only want one of these.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 00:36:26 | More by mothman
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Reaching into the back of the fridge for a bottle sent me as an extra by browniewithnuts during a rather epic trade, & I feel the rye demon whispering in my ear. I let it win. A lot. 12 oz. bottle.

The pour is clear, filtered, light orange, carbonation is fairly low. Smells like a winter warmer: spices from your grandma's rack, orange, & a lovely but appealing note that I'm imagining is the sage. I should watch more Food Network. Nah. My wife watches enough for both of us. And most of the rest of the block.

Little Spicey Rye, er, Little White Rye is a beer without a base. The addition of the spices, rye, orange, all team & made me go back thinking "what style is this? Wit? Huh." Spices fade to a gentle sweetness. Big & thick for a modest, low ABV wit, that's for sure. Couldn't drink much of this, but what's in my cup is going down.

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Samuel Adams Little White Rye from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.