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

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4,137 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,137
Reviews: 1,531
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.52%
Wants: 23
Gots: 235 | 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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Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Hazy burnt cantaloupe body. White head with minimal retention. No lacing.

Aroma: Citrus, oatmeal, grains, spices.

Taste: A salty, grainy start. Citrus peel coats the body with a subtle spicy finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: Not bad. I had this on July 4 and it tasted great with firewerks.

Serving type: bottle

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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 4,137 ratings.