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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

6,705 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,705
Reviews: 2,411
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 54
Gots: 448 | 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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psuKinger

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap in my basement kegerator, the left-overs from my baby sister's wedding, poured into a standard curved-shaker pint glass.

A: A semi-clear orange beer with a nice two-finger head that lingers and leaves great lacing on my glass.

S: Muted smell of hops that isn't overly grapefruit/citric.

T: Smooth, crisp beer. A slight watery presence with a nice bittering hop finish uncommonly present for the typical "American Lager". Not much grapefruit in the hops, but a fair amount of bittering. This beer finishes light and refreshing.

M: Leaves a nice tongue-coating of hops. Carbonation is appropriate.

D: High. Very high. This is my "light beer" of choice unless I'm mowing the lawn on a 90-degree day (then this has too much substance for that, and I really do want something watery like a Coors Light). I can smash this in large quantities, and enjoy every single one of them.

Serving type: on-tap

11-29-2010 20:47:37 | More by psuKinger
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,705 ratings.