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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,636 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,636
Reviews: 2,409
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 54
Gots: 419 | 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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NHGrafx

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 1pt 8fl oz brown bottle.

Pours an incredibly clean amber color. Nice head, but dissipates quickly. Leaves some decent lacing on my glass.

Aroma is just like what Jim Koch always says, the smell of flowers. Very nice floral aroma from the hops. I can also detect a hint of a cinnamon like smell. There are some nice fruity smells and some nice caramel like aromas. Also has some malty aromas too.

Taste starts off a little sweet like caramel, which then turns pretty malty with some hop flavors in the mix. Finish has a nice hop bitterness to it. Has a malty aftertaste that lingers for a while. Mouthfeel seems pretty smooth. Good drinkability.

This was the first beer I ever had when I started drinking beer 4 years ago. Always has been a favorite.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2008 00:06:06 | More by NHGrafx
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,636 ratings.