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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,543 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,543
Reviews: 2,405
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 53
Gots: 377 | 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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GCBrewingCo

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3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This amber colored brew had a white head that lasted from the first taste to the last drop and laced the glass from top to bottom. The aroma is quite fruity and malty. The flavor is sweet malt and a good hop backbone. The finish is sweet then bitter and that finish lasts. The drinkability is good.

As far as being a good beer, it certainly is. As far as being a good vienna lager, it isn't. Too fruity and too hoppy. I liked the beer, and probably will have one again when something more interesting is not available.

Serving type: on-tap

11-19-2003 11:55:02 | More by GCBrewingCo
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,543 ratings.