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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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4,787 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,787
Reviews: 1,556
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 38
Gots: 640 | 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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2/5  rDev -39.9%

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4.52/5  rDev +35.7%

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5/5  rDev +50.2%

I really enjoyed this one. Ever since i was 18, i was like, when i drink, i want to try SA summer ale. I did on my 21st birthday. Not gonna go into lacing or anything of the sort as i don't really know how to review in that way. I drank this ale straight from the bottle. Has some hoppy and citrusy flavor. medium/ light body. Great for what its meant to be. A beer for the summer. All i know is when i worked unloading trucks, on the weekend, and going to the lake, having these was so refreshing and its just a great easy drinking ale. I rate it a 5 out of 5. Considering this was my first beer, it will always be special to me.

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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1.96/5  rDev -41.1%

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3.16/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.52/5  rDev +35.7%

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3.21/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Great light beer for the summer. Easy to find and a safe bet. Not as much complexity as I would like from a true craft beer.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.69/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,787 ratings.