Samuel Adams Boston Lager - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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Ratings: 6,063 | Reviews: 2,387 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by buffettfan:
3.9/5 rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Poured from a bottle, into a pint glass. A nice reddish golden color. A little head, about a finger, and it didn't stick around too long.
Smelled of hops mostly, some malt and a little spicy.
Taste is great. Its been a long time since I've had this beer, and forgot how good it is! A lot of hops, but not a punch in the face. Even maltyness. A great balanced beer. Why don't I drink this more? It's not a blow your socks off beer, but it is just really good!
Serving type: bottle
09-16-2008 17:32:19 | More by buffettfan
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3.6/5 rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Pretty clear with a nice lacing and decent sized head--somewhat light amber/light brown colored
Smell: Sweet and hoppy
Taste: Caramel-buttery, sweet malty flavor
Mouthfeel: Not quite heavily carbonated but somewhat heavy feeling in the mouth
Overall: Delicious, refreshing, not too light--but decent and somewhat heavy, overall flavor is smooth and has hints of sweet malty flavor
Serving type: on-tap
04-19-2014 15:05:28 | More by sonnens4
3.35/5 rDev -10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Large fluffy head with good lacing. The head sticks around for a long time. Beautiful light copper colored beer. Very clear. Moderate carbonation with large bubbles.
Hops are dominant. Some malt sweetness in the background.
Tastes like it smells, but with a slightly harsh bitterness to the finish. There is just something about the flavor profile that I don't like. It is too harsh for the style. It tastes like the ingredients are good quality. It just comes across as unpleasantly harsh on the finish.
Medium bodied. Good mouthfeel, but that weird lingering harshness detracts from the experience.
This is a pretty good beer that for some reason just doesn't sit right with my palate.
Serving type: can
04-16-2014 05:13:17 | More by FrozenJoe
Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,063 ratings.