Samuel Adams White Christmas | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams White ChristmasSamuel Adams White Christmas
BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
As crisp as the first snowfall of the year, this unfiltered white ale is blended with holiday spices including cinnamon, nutmeg, & orange peel. The familiar citrus and wheat characters of the ale are complemented by the warmth of the spices for a festive brew that's perfect for the season.

Added by TMoney2591 on 10-22-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,716
Reviews:
317
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
15.27%
 
 
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28
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388
For Trade:
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of rlee1390
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Translucent bright orange, not much carbonation or head.

S-Oranges, spices, grass. Not much else. Kinda bland almost.

T-Bland. Blah. Not much. Starts with some orange and malt with slight spices. but there really isn't much to it.

M-Lighter, tad watery, not much carbonation.

O-Sam Adams could greatly improve their winter mix pack by replacing this with another Old Fezziwig.

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Photo of BeerWithMike
4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampling right now on 2/18/14. had this one about 2 years ago and comes in a 'Winter Seasonal' 12-pack. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a brandy snifter.

Pours a hazy orange in color with about a 1/2-finger white head. Some spotty lacing is seen. Very pleasant aroma of mixed spices and malt, especially the orange peal coming through. A pleasing taste that isn't bitter and you can taste the spices and orange peal but it is not overwhelming unlike some seasonal brews. I really liked this one and is one of the better Samuel Adams also.

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Abe_Froman
3.34/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.79/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours slightly cloudy orange with a tiny white head. Smells of some wintertime spices and wheat, not overly strong. Tastes of orange and very slight wheat with spice. Beer is light bodied, nice carbonation, nice finish. Overall a very good beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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2/5  rDev -42.4%

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2/5  rDev -42.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.47 out of 5 based on 1,716 ratings.
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