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

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Samuel Adams Alpine SpringSamuel Adams Alpine Spring

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

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Attractive pour in my Sam Adams glass. Slightly cloudy apricot colored with a respectable head.

Taste as well is reminiscent of light apricot. There is a slight bitterness, hops doing their job. After a while, a sourness develops on the palate.

Not a big lager fan, but Sam Adams probably does a job near the top of beer producers in this category.

Part of the recent seasonal pack. Having flashbacks to the maple pecan porter in the same box. Now that was a good one.

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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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