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

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4,706 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,706
Reviews: 1,543
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 33
Gots: 520 | 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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Photo of Hopswagger
3.65/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

P:  Hazy golden apricot body, no head. 

S:  Sweet yeast, sun dried wheat, citrus,  pepper, tart orange and lemon zest. 

T/M:  Sticky mouthfeel that tingles the tongue. Acidic orange oil, crisp wheat, corn cereal grains, zesty and slightly tart.  Finishes wet with subtlety smoked wheat and must. 

O:  Crisp and refreshing with a sweet wheat and tart fruits. Nice and drinkable especially on hot days. A summer favorite for sure.  

Hopswagger, Jun 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

PaBeerLover, Jun 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Naterobsnyk4, Jun 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

danipp, Jun 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Leonardo, Jun 24, 2012
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Dray, Jun 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

pandatron, Jun 23, 2012
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2/5  rDev -39.9%

JerseyDevilMike, Jun 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

MattGrimes17, Jun 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

MAUEX_MFA, Jun 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

gbrill, Jun 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

tomis850, Jun 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

soonerlight, Jun 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

ObeMaltKinobee, Jun 22, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 9 oz glass. Pours a cloudy orange straw with a froffy head, but it dissipates quickly and leaves little lacing. Smells of wheat and spices, very clean and nice. Tastes of wheat with orange flavors, very nice. This light bodied beer is very refreshing and has perfect carbonation. Overall a very good beer.

cyclonece09, Jun 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

mweso2000, Jun 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

hiphopj5, Jun 21, 2012
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kb2250, Jun 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

ggourde, Jun 20, 2012
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George75, Jun 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

roastTHEmost, Jun 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

MalcolmWhy, Jun 20, 2012
Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
77 out of 100 based on 4,706 ratings.