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

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Samuel Adams White LanternSamuel Adams White Lantern

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Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

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Added by Ford on 12-28-2012

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3.44/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Hazy golden yellow. White head that quickly dissipates.

Smell: Wheat, citrus mostly orange.

Taste: Nice wheaty flavor with citrus.

Mouthfeel: Very light, mild carbonation. Drinkable.

Overall: Similar to Blue Moon. A nice wheat beer, very light. Easily drinkable. Would have another.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a large tulip. Best before JUN 2014.

Pours a hazy deep golden orange color. Creamy white head that eventually fades to a foamy ring. No real lacing.

Banana with big orange peel notes. Spice from the yeast and maybe coriander.

Banana, orange peel citrus, crisp wheat, almost fakery perfumery tasting, lots of fruity notes and hints of spice either from the yeast or coriander or both.

Fairly light in body, easy drinking.

Not a terrible beer, but way too similar to so many other Sam Adams beers of a similar style. Not worth drinking again. Lacks complexity.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Mostly clear with a light orange hue. Light head that quickly dissipates. No lacing.

S- Sweet orange citrus. Coriander. Like a wheat ale.

T- Starts like a Shandy ends a little spicy.

M- Smooth and crisp. I like the carbonation and feel. Easy to drink.

O- I've been seeing a lot of seasonal brews from Sam Adams lately and decided to give this one a try. To me it is like a Blue Moon with the orange garnish already in the bottle. Which ain't bad. This is a good example of a Belgian style white ale although could come across a little sweet.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25


A - Light, small head. remained for entirety though

S - Fruity citrus notes

T - The closest to a blue moon I have ever come across. exactly what I look for in a zesty beer

M - Nice and light, easy drinkability

O - I liked it, but nothing I would crave again. might pair well with food tho, have yet to try.

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2/5  rDev -41.9%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Samuel Adams White Lantern from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.44 out of 5 based on 980 ratings.
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