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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,693 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,693
Reviews: 2,411
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 55
Gots: 442 | 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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bagpiper2005

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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pour: Medium red-amber in color with two fingers of head that sticks around and leaves some lacing on the glass.

Smell: Caramel malt sweetness up front with a fair amount of floral hops. An invitation to drink.

Taste: Starts off with lots of caramel malt sweetness that gives way to a moderate hop bitterness that kind of lingers on your tongue for awhile. Finishes dry.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium with plenty of active carbonation. Nice and smooth.

Drinkability: Goes down very easily and low ABV makes it easy for people of all levels of experience to handle.

Final Notes: It may not be the best beer in America, but it's good. A great beer to pair with grilled foods, and a nice session beer for a night out at the bar. And for the record, no, you really can't float a bottlecap on the head, I tried.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2010 02:27:14 | More by bagpiper2005
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,693 ratings.