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

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BA SCORE
76
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4,176 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,176
Reviews: 1,532
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 25
Gots: 246 | 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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granger10

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3.03/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had high expectations for this one. This was a light bodied beer that looked nice. However it smelled real lemony, too lemony. The body was thicker than I had imagined it would be and also pretty creamy making it easy to drink. However the taste was not too good but also not too bad. It just seemed to be lacking in flavor. Slight hop bitterness in the finish, no real malt sweetness. A decent brew, but BBC has done better.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2003 07:10:52 | More by granger10
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,176 ratings.