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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,639 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,639
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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WildTurkey

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3.4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap to pint glass.

A: Clear Amber color, good carbonation, wispy head, with mixed size bubbles.

S: Some maltiness, and a little hops. It's not too pronounced, but I'd say they were a little piney. I needed to reallly concentrate to figure that. It was a little cold though.

T: This was actually better than I thought. I hadn't had SA Boston Lager in a while, but this was not dull at all. Nice malitness and hop balance, but maybe a little hop forward (for a lager).

M: Light to medium body, with some carbonation. Some dryness.

D: Went down pretty well as a session drink. I'm not a big fan of all/most SA beers but their flagship beer is not bad and is a really safe choice.

Serving type: on-tap

12-18-2010 15:25:06 | More by WildTurkey
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,639 ratings.