Samuel Adams Cold Snap | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Cold SnapSamuel Adams Cold Snap
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Stirring from the haze of winter, this refreshing unfiltered White Ale awakens its smooth wheat with the bright snap of spring spices. From the subtle sweetness of orange peel and plum to the peppery bite of fresh ground coriander, the blend of spices creates just the right refreshing kick to signal that spring is on its way.

Added by tbryan5 on 01-01-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,187
Reviews:
291
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
14.41%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
836
For Trade:
1
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Photo of chainsofsilver
1/5  rDev -71.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Terrible. It's just a watered down lemonade.

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Photo of DubCo21
1/5  rDev -71.2%

Photo of DotDog617
1/5  rDev -71.2%

Photo of Cichowski
1/5  rDev -71.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Fellysmarts
1.15/5  rDev -66.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Sour flat no head cloudy. Don't do it to yourself.

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1.25/5  rDev -64%

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1.25/5  rDev -64%

Photo of jbertsch
1.44/5  rDev -58.5%
look: 4 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

On draft. Not sure if it was a bad batch but this was a huge diacetyl bomb. A huge amount of butter in both the aroma and flavor. Couldn't take more than one sip.

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Photo of brpendergast85
1.5/5  rDev -56.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Glorified blue moon, Sam Adams can do better.

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Photo of flutie23
1.5/5  rDev -56.8%

Photo of EmGM
1.6/5  rDev -53.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Look: hazy golden brown color
Smell: bread, spice, light citrus aroma
Taste: heavy spice taste, deeper not sugary fruit, bready
Aftertaste: the bready taste lingers for quite a while
Overall: REALLY not a fan of this beer at all. It tasted off when I had it and the flavors just clashed with each other

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Photo of Rock_Glenn
1.62/5  rDev -53.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

I never understood the Boston brewers infatuation with brewing with spices. This one here takes the cake, the spice content is overwhelming and tastes downright terrible. The look and body are that of a craft brew, but why can't they just brew with barley and hops a bit more often?

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Photo of JamesGrove
1.74/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of RobAM
1.74/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Not a fan of this one

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1.75/5  rDev -49.6%

Photo of suckaj
1.75/5  rDev -49.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -49.6%

Photo of Myotus
1.75/5  rDev -49.6%

Photo of brighteyes868
1.9/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

I never thought the words "Blue Moon tastes better" would ever come out of my mouth.

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Photo of jrod79
1.96/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Sandlin73
1.96/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of DiegoDrunk
2/5  rDev -42.4%

Photo of Cpt_splding
2/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Banana420Kush
2/5  rDev -42.4%

Photo of Miami66
2/5  rDev -42.4%

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Samuel Adams Cold Snap from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.47 out of 5 based on 2,187 ratings.
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