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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

6,693 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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dacrza1

New Jersey

4.88/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Soft snow-white inch-thick head in a lager glass; beatuiful Brussels lace on the tracings....body shifts in light from brown-orange to orange-yellow--affecting...for a lager, quite hoppy...the balance is attractive...full-bodied and effervescent body...outstanding mouthfeel holds the tongue and lays the flavor on...best compliment to a lager: you could down a 12-pack easily (in any month or season), but the taste makes you slow down in respect...I’ve had this at parties too many times IN A BOTTLE, which sucked much of my ambition to drink it; in a glass, however, as a session beer, MUCH different--and my brother Jer tells me in the specially engineered glass Sam Adams sells, the bouquet and experience are multiplied exponentially...tough to believe after half a glass. And I NEVER call out others’ tastes, but after looking at the average rating on this site, I cannot imagine what other beer drinkers are looking for...I apologize to Mr. Koch and all his staff. Beautiful job, gentlemen.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2007 02:19:04 | More by dacrza1
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,693 ratings.