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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,671 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,671
Reviews: 2,411
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 55
Gots: 428 | 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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dougfur

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4.14/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice ambery color, with a good head. Smell is just a nice lager smell, but the taste, while clean, nice, lagery, has a certain nuttiness, or breadiness that I really enjoy. Carbonation, mouthfeel, all nice. While I'm not a huge lager guy I've had enough American lagers to recognize that this one is pretty well brewed and I enjoy the unique taste it has. I think there are some reviewers here (in my humble opinion), who forget to do it based on the style of beer. If you hold this up against the greatest American ales of the day, it's not going to do well, but for what it is, this is good beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 21:00:07 | More by dougfur
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,671 ratings.