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Samuel Adams Boston Lager - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
85
very good

6,639 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,639
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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tito42

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4.05/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle with best by March 2011 notched in label.

Appearance: Frothy white head and an iced tea color with slight ruby hues. Vibrant carbonation. Very nice lacing.

Smell: Very nice floral hops smell with a bit of sweetness and roasted malt.

Taste: Crisp, roasted malts with a touch of spice and a very nice hops middle and finish.

Mouthfeel: A little bit watery for a lager, but still has a touch of creaminess. The hops and alcohol provide a bite but don't create excessive dryness.

Drinkability: The best beer available at your local Applebee's, and one of the most important craft beers in America. I've pounded my share of Sam Adams at airports across the nation. It's a staple and go-to for those who respect beer when you have a limited selection, and all for good reason. A very drinkable lager that is satisfying both in taste and in tradition.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2011 03:58:51 | More by tito42
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 6,639 ratings.