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

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BA SCORE
84
good

7,374 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 7,374
Reviews: 2,442
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 73
Gots: 779 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear golden amber with a compact white head. Little streams of carbonation are very noticeable once the beer settles in the glass.

S: The nose is dominated by herbal, grassy hops, though caramel is present in the background.

T: Very nicely balanced with notes of lemon, caramel, biscuits, grass, herbs, lime, minerals, and straw on the palate. The finish is hoppy and cleansing with spicy, grassy hops asserting themselves.

M: Medium bodied and dry with firm carbonation.

O: This is a really nice Vienna lager that is not nearly as heavy as some interpretations of the style. Though this may not be the most exciting craft brew out there, it has stood the test of time and is deserving of its reputation as an American classic. If you haven't tried this beer, ignore the detractors and give it a fair shot.

mrfrancis, Dec 13, 2011
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 7,374 ratings.