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

Samuel Adams Summer AleSamuel Adams Summer Ale

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Ratings: 3695
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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jwhancher

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3.98/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The perfect cure for a summer heat wave. Bought a case the other week. Pours a hazy copper yellow. Nice white head that lingers slightly. Smells of wheat and a lemon citrus character. Hops are evident but tucked away in the background. Tastes of the same vein in that lemon & wheat dominate. Does have a slight puckering but the carbonation gently displays the flavors. This one is an extremely drinkable ale in the prime of summer. Not sure how it would hold up in other months but it's a really good BBQ brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2010 02:04:06 | More by jwhancher
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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