Samuel Adams Boston Lager - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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Reviews by Dodo2step:
3.95/5 rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
P- Beer Xpress in Harrisburg
A- a nice foamy pour. retention is good in the head. 1 finger head. a light amber orange color. Clear and no carbonation. Sticky lacing on the glass.
S- grapefruit, pine and grain. some other floral aromas comeout but not as pungent as the grapefruit.
T- grapefruit hops dominate. Some pine and other woodsy flavors. Grain and malts as well. Quite balanced.
M- A nice balance of hops and malts make this beer feel crisp and fresh onthe palate. Very smooth and easy to put back.
D- case worthy if you dont want to spend loads of money on micros. This would be a good tailgating beer for a concert!
Serving type: bottle
01-01-2009 21:07:13 | More by Dodo2step
More User Reviews:
3.35/5 rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Large fluffy head with good lacing. The head sticks around for a long time. Beautiful light copper colored beer. Very clear. Moderate carbonation with large bubbles.
Hops are dominant. Some malt sweetness in the background.
Tastes like it smells, but with a slightly harsh bitterness to the finish. There is just something about the flavor profile that I don't like. It is too harsh for the style. It tastes like the ingredients are good quality. It just comes across as unpleasantly harsh on the finish.
Medium bodied. Good mouthfeel, but that weird lingering harshness detracts from the experience.
This is a pretty good beer that for some reason just doesn't sit right with my palate.
Serving type: can
04-16-2014 05:13:17 | More by FrozenJoe
3.03/5 rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
A - Copper gold with a nice medium white head.
S - Very malty, can't get any hops or anything other than barley malt, really.
T - Buttery breadiness to the malt.Very slight hops and then citrus at the end. My palate is too accustomed to bitter hops to agree with other reviewers about the bitterness of this one.
M - Smooth with favorable carbonation.
O - Overall I'm meh on this one. Expecting a bit more but I can't really be wowed by lagers anymore it seems. Take that as you will beer-anti-hipster-hipsters.
Serving type: bottle
04-12-2014 05:12:32 | More by samtrillo
Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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