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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

6,636 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,636
Reviews: 2,409
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 54
Gots: 419 | 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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silverking

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2.9/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The pour is a light, clear amber with a white that fades fast. the lacing is mediocre while the head remains intact. The aroma is very pleasing. Lots of spicy hops and a nice strong malty backbone. The mouthfeel is also quite nice, although there is too much carbonation. The mouthfeel is pretty light as well. Now the bad. Up front, it tastes of stale beer. Off malt flavors intertwine with hop witternes to create, well, I don't know. That dank malty flavor never goes away.... There is about a 4 second window of delectable hops, but then it fades back to the aforementioned stale malt. It was good until I tasted it.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 00:20:34 | More by silverking
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,636 ratings.