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

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BA SCORE
76
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4,246 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 4,246
Reviews: 1,532
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 28
Gots: 276 | 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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PaleAlien2

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Looks disturbingly like a macro, with clear golden color and lots of foam. Nice head retention though.

Smells quite good. Smells of toasted malts and fruit.

Taste is surprisingly malty. Getting hints of bread, resin and a strong lemon flavor.

This beer is surprisingly full-bodied. Also surprising, given the huge head when poured, is the lack of carbonation on the palate. I also can't tell if it leaves a strange aftertaste or just a strange texture in the mouth after you swallow.

I ate some strawberries with this beer on a hot day in late May and they went well together.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2009 22:24:21 | More by PaleAlien2
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,246 ratings.