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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Crisp & lively, the hazy smoothness of this unfiltered White Ale is roused by the crackling of spring spices. From a hint of sweetness from orange peel & plum to the peppery bite of fresh ground coriander, the subtle blend of spices creates just the right refreshing kick to signal that spring is on its way. Cheers!


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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spjensen (97) - Davis, California, USA - APR 16, 2014
In a bottle. The aroma was almost overwhelming lemon with a very sweet aftertaste. Ok but not great for a white ale.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RONCOD (222) - Uledi, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Poured a cloudy, golden color with a thin white head. I tasted a lot of vanilla in this beer. OK, but not the best Sam Adams I’ve had.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (405) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass Aroma- Has a citrus and spice aroma, very nice. Appearance- the beer pours an orange hue with a small white head. Taste- Has a very nice session flavor of citrus and spice, very drinkable. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate to heavy carbonation. Overall- A very good Sam Adams product, I really enjoyed it

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1117) - USA - MAR 27, 2015
Drunk on draught in the Lufthansa lounge in New York. Cloudy, tasty, wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LuckyDog (551) - - MAR 27, 2015
Sam Adams is usually pretty good and this is no exception. Clean Belgian White.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VertBaconStrips (2137) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 23, 2015
On tap at the beer Mecca know as Red Robins. Easy to drink but a bit gassy. Orange, banana, etc. really clean. Thankfully light on the banana. 8 bucks. This cost me eight dollars.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
retinadoc (137) - - MAR 23, 2015
Draft. Surprisingly weak entry from SA. Very muted nose. Below average carbonation. Thin mouth feel. The first SA product I’ve tasted that lacked the intrinsic caramel toasted hop core that signifies SA beers and ales. Send this one back!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (13) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 21, 2015
On tap at The Chateau. Aroma is moderately floral. Decent sized white head with moderate duration. Good lacing and hazy gold color. Medium fruity sweetness dominates the bitterness of the hops with soft carbonation and medium body. Decent finish. Overall, a pretty decent above average beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AWISLguy (1566) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 18, 2015
On tap in the local pizza place. Followed a hoppy brew, so that may have killed everything. Tangy. Some light fruit with some spice. Light to medium bodied - thought a pale. 12.2

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinsenn (1301) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2015
On tap. Bright spicy banana and vanilla aroma. Lemon, banana, spice, vanilla taste. Decent wit.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4729) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy pale yellow pour, with a white head. Wheat, sweet, coriander, mild orange peel, and yeast. Reminds me of blue moon.


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