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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

6,692 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,692
Reviews: 2,411
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 55
Gots: 441 | 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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thatruth

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3.95/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

pours a light amber brown into a copper body with orange tint. 1/4" head that dissipates quickly. a nice frothy, molten lacing that lingers a while. slightest presence of sediment and bubbles.

smells mighty wheaty and mighty hoppy, not just any hops though. sweet, aromatic hops. and plenty of them, as any 'sam adams' commercial will surely tell you.

tastes of strong floral hops, that's it. all it needs to be. but not ipa hoppy, though. not kick start my heart shit, just enough to be jumpy.

lighty sweet, almost stout hoppy on-bringing. crisp, wet aftertaste.

word hop and it's derivatives used six times in this review, you don't say.

**Enjoy before month notched: Feb 2012

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 07:16:43 | More by thatruth
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,692 ratings.