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

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Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,710 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,710
Reviews: 2,411
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 54
Gots: 448 | 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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BrownNut

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3.1/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Orange gold. Great fluffy snow white head that endures for five minutes or so with nice structure. Spotty lacing.

Smell: Yeasty, malty, mild hoppy

Taste: Mild sweetness, Mild bitterness, hint of something approaching metallic, hint of something bordering on the nicer side of wet cardboard.

Mouthfeel: Slightly round. A faint tingle on the tongue tip.

Overall: Decent beer for when you want a beer and aren't too fussed with what sort and aren't looking to think about it or remember it. If average is defined by the range of craft beers (it is for me) this is average. If average is macro territory, this is a bit above average. It's not a beer I look for or crave, but rather is one I'll accept and be thankful for when the other options are macros.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2012 00:57:43 | More by BrownNut
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,710 ratings.