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:
#42,976
Reviews:
326
Ratings:
1,759
pDev:
15.36%
Bros Score:
3.42
 
 
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Ratings: 1,759 |  Reviews: 326
Photo of atr2605
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-pours a hazy golden color with a white head with decent retention
S-some subtle spice and citrus, bit of malty hay in the background
T-bready malt with light citrus bitterness and some spice in the finish
M-medium-light bodied fair amount of carbonation
O- I was a bit underwhelmed with this beer. High drinkability but not much else

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Aroma of winter green spice, banana, wheat, faint orange, nutmeg. Taste sweet orange peel, spices, ginger. Ok!

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look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

bought this as a one-off - just before thanksgiving.

(having it right after a nice spiked egg nog)

a CLOUDY - some off shade of pale yellow. the head was white and wispy - almost like the head on a 7 up.
barely any lacing.

S not liking the smell - seems a bit "stale" no discernable hops. Im not finding the cinamon other reviews have mentioned, really nothing here that I can name.

T hand in hand with the nose - hard to put any name to it but honestly I dont like this

M nice carbonation

D - sorry but I have to say DONT BOTHER> this is the worst Ive seen from sam adams

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Samuel Adams White Christmas from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 1,759 ratings