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

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Samuel Adams Summer AleSamuel Adams Summer Ale

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4,804 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,804
Reviews: 1,563
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 44
Gots: 677 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-09-2001

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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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: The color is average of most wheat beers. Lightens towards the bottom. Extremely hazy. The head unfortunately dissipates rather quickly.

Smell: The smell is almost nonexistent and very unremarkable. I did detect hints of citrus that became prominent as the beer had time to air out.

Taste: The flavor from the wheat is surprisingly not as prominent as I would suspect from this style. I detect a hint of pepper that is appropriate in this beer. The aftertaste is somewhat citrusy.

Mouthfeel: Average carbonation. Not too watery. A thicker feel than I expected.

Overall: This isn't too bad of a beer. Its not the greatest wheat beer I've ever had, but it is unique in its own way.

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