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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,532 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,532
Reviews: 2,405
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 53
Gots: 371 | 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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BaronRogue

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4.45/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Okay, so BA says this is a Vienna Lager, eh? Well im guessing im a fan of vienna lagers because for me, lagers dont get much better than this style.

Anyway...

Beautiful golden color as i pour it into my chalice, decent head and decent lacing.

Smell is nice and crisp, malt and hop in equal measure.

To me, the taste is amazing. If you're looking for a well balanced beer, this is it. The malts and hops dance in harmony, and really mix around on your tongue like they're there for you to love on. Doesn't get any better than that for me, this lager has an amazing taste. After a few of them it starts to taste like some sort of wonderful nectar.

Mouthfeel is standard, full for a lager and quite nice.

Could drink these til the cows come home. I've had it on tap and it's even better, but if you catch a bottle before the date notched on the bottle, its gonna be enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2011 02:47:30 | More by BaronRogue
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,532 ratings.