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

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76
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4,237 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,237
Reviews: 1,532
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 28
Gots: 271 | 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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dhannes

Wisconsin

3.78/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured a single into a standard pint glass.

A=Cloudy, golden yellow...a bit too close to urine for my liking. Nice yellowish head.

S=Lemon with perhaps a bit of fresh cut grass.

T=Creaminess, with a solid mix of malt and lemon and a hint of floral. I was looking for a refreshing beer, and this fit the bill.

M=A bit light, but probably necessary for this style.

O=Reminds me of a cream ale with lemonade...I've never had Leinie's Summer Shandy, but this is sweet and creamy enough to keep me from trying Leinie's...may buy again...want enough to try the tap version.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 22:52:20 | More by dhannes
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,237 ratings.