Samuel Adams Alpine Spring | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Borne of our brewers’ many trips to Germany, Alpine Spring features a unique blend of lager attributes: the balanced maltiness and hoppiness of a Helles, the smoothness and slightly higher alcohol of a traditional spring bock, and the unfiltered appearance of a Kellerbier. The beer is brewed with Noble Tettnang hops to add a unique, bright orange-citrusy aroma and flavor.

Added by BDIMike on 12-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,571
Reviews:
577
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
14.72%
 
 
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56
Gots:
283
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1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

Nice hazy orange yellow with nice foamy white head. You can be a little aggressive with the pour.

Smell - citrusy, nice.

Taste - understated not overdone but plenty of taster. They impressed me by not trying to impress anyone.

Mouthfeel - no different than any other SA. It is thin but that is the style.

Overall - Loved it for what it is. I would like this to hang around until summer would love to serve at a BBQ and see people's reaction to it. Definitely worth a try and I will be getting more before it is gone. Try it you'll like it.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best beers I have ever had. Seasonal release that hasn't returned since Spring 2013. I miss it dearly.

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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.6 out of 5 based on 2,571 ratings.
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