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

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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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4.15/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

New Taco shop opened up next to my work, got invited for grand opening night. Free Food and Drinks, Glad to see they had Sam Adams Boston Lager on tap, pretty pumped.

Appearance-Poured into a Margarita glass, awkward. Pours a reddish/brown amber color. Had about a 1 finger off white head. Pretty good retention and very nice lacing.

Smell-Sweet caramel, malty. Very nice citrus hop aroma as well. Can pick up some of the booze as well.

Taste-Such a refreshing taste for a sweet and malty beer. Caramel sweetness from the malts. Some yeasts. Very nice citrus hop finish. Well balanced, well crafted.

Mouthfeel-Pretty big bodied for such a low ABV beer. Syrupy, coats the mouth with light carbonation.

Overall-Great beer, even when consumed out of a margarita glass. I think with this new joint opening up by my apartment/work I will be drinking alot more boston lagers.

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2011 03:22:12 | More by SWMeyer4141
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,710 ratings.