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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,691 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,691
Reviews: 2,411
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 55
Gots: 441 | 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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cheapxceptbeer

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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a standup beer, when I want something that is going to taste good, and I am not worried about "style," this is the go to session beer, especially at the bar. I rarely buy 6 packs of this because at 9 dollars a sixer there are better beers at the price, but I really enjoy the unique flavors of this beer every time I drink it.

A- Nice head, great retention, unbelievable lacing, beautiful caramel color.

S- You can smell those hops just like in the commercial. Very nice hallertauer? I also picked up a nice caramel smell.

T- Delicious caramel flavors mixed with spicy hop flavor, this is not just an intro to craft beer, this is delicious.

M- It is a bit heavier than most american lagers, but the flavor more than makes up for that fact (ha ha ha). The light medium body works well with this beer.

D- This is the New England session beer, flavorful, yet light enough to have a few, well done!

Serving type: on-tap

05-21-2009 21:03:31 | More by cheapxceptbeer
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,691 ratings.