Samuel Adams White Lantern | 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): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

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Added by Ford on 12-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,202
Reviews:
184
Ratings:
982
pDev:
13.24%
Bros Score:
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3.53/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.93/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of q33jeff
3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

**
06/25/14
Bottle to pint glass
Aroma...spice, nutmeg,orange, lemon.
Look...Cloudy yellow orange. Medium White head.
Taste...orange, anise, wheat. a little watery.
Feel... a little pasty, but not thick.

Good beer. Not a true Belgian White, which is Not necessarily bad, Similar to Blue Moon Belgian White, with a bit more character.
**

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Photo of Kurzman
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.69/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.75/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dag1991
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.71/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

It pours a slightly opaque, dark golden color with a thin, white, frothy head. It has a pretty strong scent of fruit and coriander typical of Belgian style beers. The flavor is actually quite complex, especially for a Sam Adam’s beer. It has orange, coriander, pepper, and wheat as its primary taste. It has a very crisp, refreshing finish for a Belgian. Is maybe not as complex and the flavor isn’t quite as bold or lingering as some, but not bad. Despite the criticism, I think this is a solid Sam Adam’s beer and a very fitting in the Spring Variety Pack.

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3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.03/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.38/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.33/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Cloudy orange with thin white head and average retention. Orange, honeysuckle, and herbal aromas. Wheat, citrus and coriander flavors with an herbal lingering. Full mouth feel but low carbonation.

The citrus aroma is nice but the combination of flavors is not appetizing at all. Just a tangerine flavor sticks around. I have to think this was made for people who don't normally like or drink beer.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.17/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Looks real good, pretty haze, revealing what is hopefully a good wheat quotient in the equation of this beer. Solid inch of head on it.

Aroma was a hodgepodge mashup of wheat and belgian yeast and clove type of smell. Not bad.
Taste gave up a lot of the wheat and spice cabinet. MIld bitterness, don't know where it came from. High carbonation, good price.

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3.45/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle served in a Porter Bar goblet at about 45F.

Hazy golden-amber body with a rather weak head; streaks of lacing.

Aroma: soft ripe fruit including pears and apricots; yeast and baked bread.

Flavor: slightly sweet up front with some light bitterness appearing in the aftertaste and a bit of tartness mid-taste onwards. Fruity, including citrus, apricot and apple notes.

Feel: smooth, medium body with medium-light carbonation.

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3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.59/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.77/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

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3.84/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.4 out of 5 with 982 ratings