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

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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
Ranking:
#42,033
Reviews:
318
Ratings:
1,722
pDev:
15.36%
Bros Score:
3.42
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
395
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,722 |  Reviews: 318
Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.81/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This witbier pours a slightly opaque orange color with a thin white head. The smell is very spicy with hints of gingerbread, cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg. The taste confirms the smell. The spices are not over done in my opinion though they boldly overlay a nice medium / light bodied malt backbone. The flavor is fairly sweet for a beer, but not cloying. This beer screams Christmas, but it still tastes very much like a beer. This is definitely one of the better Sam Adam’s beers in my opinion though it wasn’t rated that well. I do agree that they could have upped the alcohol content, but still it's a nice addition to what I think is Sam Adam’s strongest season for variety packs, winter.

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Photo of Hazen
3.63/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thoglund
3.31/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hyptochrons
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

had this from the bottle so idk about the look. was definitely able to pick up the intended flavors on nose and palate... just not sure how well it works. wheat, orange, cinnamon, and nutmeg showing up - maybe a bit much at times? not a bad beer by any means but not something id order at a bar or seek out at a beer store.

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Photo of koneill1976
3.1/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Averwo
2.59/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Aoyoc
3.32/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of -chii-
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beginner2
3.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shalas1
4.47/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PUbeer
3.18/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mcataldo8
3.49/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shellynix
2.59/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of antman27
2.94/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Metalsnota
3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ESPN_Woodsy
3.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Rammed96
1.85/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of RIMH
4.61/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

This is my favorite Sam's, hands down, and I can't wait for it to be released every Christmas. I love the spices in it, and I could probably never get sick of it.

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Photo of craigbelly
3.06/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Duffman79
3.49/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TerryAcker
3.14/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 2ellas
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thedifferencemaker
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 1,722 ratings
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