Samuel Adams Boston Lager - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
84
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7,727 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 7,727
Reviews: 2,475
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 93
Gots: 980 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our original beer is full-flavored with a balance of malty sweetness contrasted by hop spiciness and a smooth finish.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-27-2001)
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Photo of Nate139
3.94/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of predikit
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear amber, left a one inch white head with decent retention, leaves some lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell is mute, faint barley is all I'm getting.

Strong barley flavor with a hint of caramel dancing in the background, which meld with grapefruit bitters for the finish. Hops are slightly too strong I feel, but an enjoyable entry by Sam Adams.

Medium bodied, medium low carbonation.

Photo of BrettMRogers
3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of batt6343
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrexelLake
4.73/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Still one of the best American made beers.

Photo of nowhere_native
4.19/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Limelite
3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 302BeerGuy
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jjaeminkim
4.11/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mjstacker
3.23/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ace_walker
4.4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MustyDusty
3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CIBoy10
4.69/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

To sum it up: In my honest opinion, it is everything a beer should be. Refreshing, delicious, and timeless. The gold standard of all easy-drinking beer.

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.66/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DownSouthGeorgiaBrew
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look:Reddish Brown like an Autumn leaf; Smell: biscuit-like, some roasted toffee, and light grassy aroma; Taste: Heavy malty taste up-front with a minimal hoppy taste; Feel: very rich with medium carbonation. Overall, a solid crossover beer that meets all the specifications of a Vienna Lager.

Photo of arvidkoval
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bossman20
3.49/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Always a solid lager. Smooth and favorful. My go to when options are limited.

Photo of NickWebster87
2.96/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Solid beer, not the best, not the worst.

Photo of SelimArikan
4.6/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A unique taste combined with smooth finish.

Photo of Jeremyhum
4.36/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My go to beer. A real treat.

Photo of gmattkennedy
3.94/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

nice an hearty. The perfect beer to go with strong flavors.

Photo of Andrewziggy
2.68/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Didn't mind this brew at all

Photo of Antc2382
3.38/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of loupap
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 7,727 ratings.