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Samuel Adams Summer Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
77
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4,753 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 4,753
Reviews: 1,548
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 33
Gots: 538 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
An American Wheat, brewed with malted wheat, lemon zest and grains of paradise - a rare pepper from Africa first used as a brewing spice in the 13th Century to create a crisp and spicy flavor and body.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-09-2001)
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2.55/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Used to love this beer, but recently it hasn't been doing it for me. As strange as this may sound, the taste reminds me of how band aids smell...

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3.35/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.04/5  rDev +21.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.4/5  rDev +2.1%

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3.32/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of Bezy901
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

I've love the peppery notes in this beer. The citrus is nice too. It's my go-to fishing beer during the summer.

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +42.6%

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2/5  rDev -39.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -32.4%

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4.52/5  rDev +35.7%

Photo of Alestorm4069
5/5  rDev +50.2%

I really enjoyed this one. Ever since i was 18, i was like, when i drink, i want to try SA summer ale. I did on my 21st birthday. Not gonna go into lacing or anything of the sort as i don't really know how to review in that way. I drank this ale straight from the bottle. Has some hoppy and citrusy flavor. medium/ light body. Great for what its meant to be. A beer for the summer. All i know is when i worked unloading trucks, on the weekend, and going to the lake, having these was so refreshing and its just a great easy drinking ale. I rate it a 5 out of 5. Considering this was my first beer, it will always be special to me.

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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1.96/5  rDev -41.1%

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4.32/5  rDev +29.7%

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3.12/5  rDev -6.3%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
77 out of 100 based on 4,753 ratings.