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

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7,854 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,854
Reviews: 2,505
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 102
Gots: 1,154 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-27-2001

Our original beer is full-flavored with a balance of malty sweetness contrasted by hop spiciness and a smooth finish.
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3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - a nice clear amber color, with a good head of foam.

Smell - Hoppy smell, with a bit of malts.

Taste - Hops are the main contender in this beer, I like the spiciness of the hops in this beer.

Mouthfeel - A decent full-bodied beer.

Overall - Its good but ok at the same time; I don't mind drinking it when I buy the seasonal packs.

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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2/5  rDev -46.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.7/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a chilled, but not frosty pint glass. Very aggressive, foaming head. Had to slow the pour to a trickle to avoid spilling any. Let it settle and sipped some to pour the rest. That being said, three finger head. Medium retention. Streaked the glass, but little lacing. Golden yellow with very little cloudiness. Great looking lager!

sweet malty goodness w/ very little hints of orange and grass, perhaps. Though the smell is diluted, its the best smelling lager I have sampled from a big brewing company.

grainy. slightly sweet. little bitterness in the finish, nothing like a IPA though. mild and smooth.

medium light feel. kinda creamy for a big brewing company American lager. persistent carbonation.

Best American big brewing company lager, imo. I could drink it anytime, any place, and commonly do. You are going to find better craft beers, no doubt, but that isn't what this beer claims to be. I didn't rate it as such.

4/5  rDev +7%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 7,854 ratings.