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

Samuel Adams White ChristmasSamuel Adams White Christmas
1,717 Ratings
Samuel Adams White ChristmasSamuel Adams White Christmas

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

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

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3/5  rDev -13%

Orange peel with a hint of Christmas spices. I don't know why but the people at Sams can't seem to figure out that orange peel is a strong ingredient that overpowers any others. They have the same problem with the white lantern. I want to like this beer, but until they try harder with their recipes I'll always look elsewhere for creative brews.

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.6/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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

Yet another mediocre brew from an overrated brewery.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Appearance: clouded light orange-amber.

Overall: It has a tang, orange, coriander, nutmeg, mint, mild cinnamon taste. Very Smooth and tasty light bodied beer. Good mix of winter spices.

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3.44/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of Winter Variety Pack - Best by April:

Pours clouded light orange-amber with a fluffy head that soon thins. Thin lacing sticks.

The smell is of wheat tang with mild spices.

The taste is of wheat tang, orange peel, coriander, nutmeg, mint, mild cinnamon. It has a tangy, spicy, crisp finish.

It is light-bodied and fairly effervescent.

A mild witbier with some "holiday" spices. Not bad.

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3.72/5  rDev +7.8%

Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 1,717 ratings
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