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RATINGS: 539   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Smoothsippin (34) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. citrusy on the nose. Spicy mouthfeel with a crisp, mildly bitter finish. Refreshing and an ok white ale.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kathouse (1185) - Nevada, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Cloudy orange with a foamy head. Lots of citrus, pepper, and light honey. Sounds better than it tastes though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adasko (661) - Poznan, POLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Great refreshing and drinkable beer. Nice aroma of coriander and other spices. Worth to try.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JDBaker11058 (1426) - Maryland, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Appearance: typical good witbier, with a hazy light orange and yellow body, short creamy white head, decent lacing. Aroma: good wit aroma, with coriander and citrus, but with a somehow warmer spice addition as well, and maybe some muddled dark fruit. Taste: citrus, coriander, light vanilla and banana, a bit of cracked pepper and wheat toast, then under it all a nice note of plum, just enough to warm the flavors a bit. Finish: medium length, slightly spicy and wheaty; palate was slightly more full than usual for the style. Notes: Really liked this. Started as a typical wit, although well-done enough. The subtle addition from the plums (and maybe a few more winter spices) didnít change this up too much or make it gross, but they DID make it feel slightly a-typical and like it truly was the just-before-spring wit it professed to be. Bottle from Village Beer & Fine Wine in Rockville.

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 Iíve had.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (414) - 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 (554) - - 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 Iíve 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 (16) - 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.


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