Beer Review: Samuel Adams Imperial White | Arts & Culture
By Noah Calar, the6one8.com
I can’t think of a truer statement than, “[Beer is] proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.”1 Benjamin Franklin was one of the lucky ones. He was there when it was time to establish what these United States were going to represent. Oh, to be a fly on the wall when he and Samuel Adams were hashing it out with the rest of our Founding Fathers. No doubt one of the main topics was regarding how much beer should be available while Congress was in session… Okay, that’s enough pseudo-history for now. Let’s get to the beer.
It seems only appropriate that the inaugural beer review for the 6ONE8 is a brew of an original man’s namesake whose moniker rings “supreme” every time it is spoken. The Samuel Adams Brewery has a sud for every taste. For this particular writer, the best taste discovered so far is in the Imperial White.
The brewery defines it as a “Wheat ale brewed with spices.” Here is my less-abbreviated description: