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

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BA SCORE
76
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4,552 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 4,552
Reviews: 1,542
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 33
Gots: 429 | 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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Reviewed from tasting notes.

Appears as a somewhat murky amber with orangish highlights and a fluffy two finger head with fairly decent lacing...looks like a hefeweizen in appearance, not a pale wheat ale. The grains of paradise produce a funky aroma that I really like: sort of like a cross between cracked peppercorns, nutmeg, cinnamon, and anise. Almost like a chinese five spice blend on top of a fragrant lemon peel and wheat malt. Flavor is spiced similarly to the nose but at a slightly more muted level, texture is kind of thick but not syrupy, finish is also kind of strange because all the spicing drops away leaving the orange peel all by its lonesome in the end.

WastingFreetime, Feb 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

birdsellam, Feb 16, 2012
Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,552 ratings.