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:
2,570
Reviews:
577
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
14.72%
 
 
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Hazy amber with a small white head, with decent retention and lacing. Has a herbal grassy / grainy aroma.
Tastes much like it smells with some some bread malts, and light citrus.
Medium bodied with average carbonation. A decent beer, but nothing special.

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A - Pours a golden color with two fingers of white head that had nice, foamy retention.

S - Light hopping, some sweet grain.

T - It's okay. Slight skunked grain taste that is appropriate forte style. Lightly toasted pale, sweet malts and a bit of a floral hop finish.

M - Light, crisp, good carbonation.

O - Okay, but boring and somewhat overly refined tasting. I've had worse.

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Samuel Adams Alpine Spring from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.6 out of 5 based on 2,570 ratings.
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