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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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garthwaite

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3.23/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sampled many times both on tap & from a bottle. Pours a rich amber with a frothing off-white head that laced very nicely. Subdued aroma of toasty bread, doughy yeast, & mild spicy hops. In the mouth this initially hits with sweet malt and delicate cookie. Hints of toffee & moderate caramel linger and are complimented well by the tame, but spicy, peppery, & floral hop flavors. Actively carbonated and medium bodied. While this is not exactly my favorite style, this brew is well-crafted, consistent, and a fine example.

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2004 13:34:08 | More by garthwaite
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,671 ratings.