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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

6,715 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,715
Reviews: 2,411
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 54
Gots: 452 | 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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stingrayvr6

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4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Was at a bar that had the special Sam Adams glasses so had to try it out in one. Certainly looks sexy in that glass, creates a perfect frothy white head, good retention and lacing on top of a yellowish light brown, medium carbonation. Smell earthy and bready, some faint hops. Taste crisp hops balance the malt body. Very flavorful lager, several steps above any lager I've had since Smuttynose Portsmouth lager. Almost pale-ale-esque in its bitter finish. Very enjoyable and supremely drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

11-01-2010 03:06:43 | More by stingrayvr6
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,715 ratings.