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

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4,314 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,314
Reviews: 1,534
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 30
Gots: 313 | 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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NStLincoln

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3.28/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A pleasantly cloudy straw colored beer with a white head the fizzles out within two minutes.

A strong hint of lemony citrus makes me nervous, I don't really do citrus unless we're talking orange juice. The lemon is mixed with some light wheat.

Sam Summer is crisp, refreshing and empty on the back end. The citrus is light and breezy.

Nothing complex or exciting here but this beer is a fine refresher on a summer's day. It's a toned down, drinkable version of all the lemon/lime abominations that are on the market now.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2011 18:54:04 | More by NStLincoln
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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