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

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76
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4,242 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,242
Reviews: 1,532
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 28
Gots: 275 | 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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myost88

Texas

3.63/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pale and cloudy like a good wheat beer should be! Leaves a nice 1 finger head with some lacing and a nice kind of floating top that never goes away.

Smell: Citrus is dominant here as expected. Grain and yeast are largely present. A little bit spicy, I guess from the grains of paradise? Smel

Taste: Again citrus is the dominant flavor. The lemon zest really stands out. Malted Wheat is next and yeast is there at the end of a nice gulp. A little bit peppery as it moves from the tip of the tongue to the back.

Mouthfeel: Highly carbonated, but not like a soda. Carbonation never fades from the first sip to the last gulp. Goes down nice and crisp.

Drinkability: Drank this guy (and 3 of his brothers) while watching the 'Stros game. Very good summer beer. This was made for a nice relaxing evening of baseball. Good summer session beer!

Overall: One of my new favorites from Sam Adams! And I believe I'll be downing these all summer because Spec's has them on sale for 5.99 a six pack till August 1st!

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2009 03:37:02 | More by myost88
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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,242 ratings.