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

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Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,702 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,702
Reviews: 2,411
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 55
Gots: 444 | 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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abedenbaugh

South Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A:A nice clear amber color with a slightly off white head that has some staying power. The head lingers along the side of the glass leaving a little bit of lace behind.
S:At first there is a nice and mild hop aroma that pops into the nose. The hops might be of the noble varity, with a little bit of herbal coming through. Also some caramel is playing a little bit behind the hops.
T: At first there is a slightly sweet, malty flavor but it is quickly followed by the hops, who the beer seems balanced towards. It's not a hoppy beer by any means, but the flavor will be more dominate than the malt. There is a good deal of hop flavor in the middle which leads to a slight bit of bitterness in the finish.
MF: There is a medium mouthfeel with an average about of carbonation.
D: Overall, this is a great beer to sit back and drink. Luckly, this beer happens to be almost everywhere so if I'm in a bar with a poor beer choice then I can always at least hope they have this beer. It is very easy to drink. I love the amount of hops in it, not too much or too little.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2008 04:48:22 | More by abedenbaugh
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,702 ratings.