Samuel Adams Cold Snap

Massachusetts
United States
Samuel Adams Cold Snap Beer
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
86
Aroma:
22 / 24
Flavor:
35 / 40
Appearance:
5 / 6
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20
Description 

The crisp character of this lively unfiltered White Ale gets a kick from a bright blend of spring spices. Orange peel and plum add subtle sweetness, while coriander contributes a peppery bite, creating a refreshing flavor that signals spring is on its way.

Profile

ABV: 
5.3%
IBUs: 
10
Served at: 
Hallertau Mittelfrueh
Hops: 
Two-Row Pale, Malted Wheat
Judges Review 
Michael McGuire's picture
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

This beer poured clear and gold with a relatively thin white head. The aroma emphasized wheat malt, mild yeastiness and light spices (e.g. white pepper). The flavor profile begins and ends with restrained wheat malt sweetness, light fruity esters (e.g. pear and/or apricot) and hops. The predominance of wheat in this beer’s straightforward malt bill comes through especially in its body and light texture on the palate. Overall, this is an easy-drinking beer without excessive alcohol warmth that should appeal more to craft beer novices than to those seeking bolder, more challenging beer styles.

Popular Reviews

scrapmetal's picture

My Score: 
75
Aroma: 
20 / 24
Appearance: 
5 / 6
Flavor: 
35/ 40
Mouthfeel: 
8/ 10
Overall Impression: 
17/ 20
Wouldnt know it was a white ale much tastier than most. Light on aftertaste pours smooth with a bit of a head.No aftertaste at all lends itself to an average of 3 pours.

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