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

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4,288 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,288
Reviews: 1,534
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 29
Gots: 299 | 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.

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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a slightly hazy golden-yellow color with a one-finger foamy white head that retains nicely, long after the pour

S- crisp wheat, coriander, lemon peel and faint grassy hops

T- malty and crisp wheat notes up front, complimented by a citrus splash with notes of lemon and honey

M- medium-light body with foamy carbonation leads to a crisp finish, high drinkability

O- this is another one of those beers that serves a purpose, it's an easy drinking beer for hot summer days. It's not something that I would sip and linger on the flavors, but it makes a great beach beer

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 23:51:56 | More by Treyliff
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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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S: Citrus, grains.
T: Spicy, bland, a bit bitter for an american wheat. Slight metallic afterstate.
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,288 ratings.