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

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76
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4,309 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,309
Reviews: 1,534
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 30
Gots: 311 | 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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Kwak

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2.33/5  rDev -30%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

a hazy yellow almost amber color nice head thick and fluffy stayed around for about half way

the smell was very lemon above everything else not much beer smell

the taste was heavy lemon no hint of hops a little bitterness in the end

felt more like a cocktail than a beer
High carbonation, but not at all refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2010 04:22:39 | More by Kwak
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale brewed by Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams), with an ABV of 5.3% This brew pours out a cloudy amber color with a thick white head. This is an unfiltered brew you can not see thought it . The smell is fruity with a hit of grains. Summer Ale has a different smell to it. It's not bad it is just different . The taste is light and crisp you pick on some fruits in the taste. The mouthfeel is light and clean. There is nothing overpowering in this brew, it has a nice balance to it. Samuel Adams did a nice job with this one. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4 out 5. I would get this brew again.

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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,309 ratings.