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

Samuel Adams Summer AleSamuel Adams Summer Ale

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76
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3,676 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3676
Reviews: 1509
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.47%


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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Stoneman78

California

4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On draft in Milwaukee

Appearance is a slightly murky orange/yellow hue, thin white foam sustains, watery lacing quickly falls

Smell is a range of spices (nutmeg, vanilla, paradise seeds), light malts, yeast, wheat, and grassy hops

Taste is spicey throughout, the wheat yeast dominates, bread and pale malts enter midway, slight chalk, finishes very dry

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, creamy smooth texture, ample carbonation

Drinkability is moderate, great spice and flavor profile, unique, can be a bit biting for drinking in larger quantities, refreshing ale that surprised me as i am not a huge fan of the style

Serving type: on-tap

06-25-2008 06:10:32 | More by Stoneman78
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 3,676 ratings.