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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,544 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,544
Reviews: 2,405
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 53
Gots: 377 | 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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bubrewer

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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this in our local sports pub, served in one of those plastic pitchers with an ice chamber down the middle, and a frozen glass.

Despite all those points against it, I find the Boston Lager served from a faucet to be a much kinder, gentler beverage than the same thing from a bottle. Bitterness was about the same level as from the bottle, but less harsh and more pleasant. More sweet, carmel aroma and flavor was present, too, that nicely balanced the hops.

This is a very pleasant session beer that goes great with pizza or blackened chicken.

Serving type: on-tap

09-19-2005 20:15:52 | More by bubrewer
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,544 ratings.