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

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76
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4,252 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 4,252
Reviews: 1,532
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 29
Gots: 280 | 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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Baraka

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3.48/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: straw colored, cloudy with carbonation bubbles rising towards the top. Rather thin head that dissipates rather quickly. Not a bad looking beer on a hot summer day.

S: yeasty nose, hints of citrus fruit add a sweet smell

T: definite honey flavor, very wheaty, quite balanced, no bitterness. Mild and unoffensive flavors, although there is not really much complexity

M: medium with a solid amount of carbonation.

D: Very drinkable, especially on the aforementioned hot summer day, but not something I'm going to go out of my way to have again. This sort of beer isn't going to push any new ground, but it's a solid, well-made beer that definitely quenches your thirst.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2010 01:47:57 | More by Baraka
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,252 ratings.