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

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BA SCORE
84
good

6,918 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,918
Reviews: 2,417
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 61
Gots: 545 | 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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nolanstout

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +7%

02-01-2012 08:13:53 | More by nolanstout
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-01-2012 06:35:42 | More by DelicateDelirium
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CoryR

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-01-2012 04:10:34 | More by CoryR
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rTheory

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +7%

02-01-2012 02:50:50 | More by rTheory
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tehchico

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

02-01-2012 02:25:55 | More by tehchico
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KevinSP

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-01-2012 02:13:04 | More by KevinSP
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Danno48

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

01-31-2012 22:43:20 | More by Danno48
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jriggins6

Colorado

3/5  rDev -19.8%

01-31-2012 20:29:42 | More by jriggins6
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

3.95/5  rDev +5.6%

Appearance: Bold amber. playful amount of bubbles. Certainly pours darker than the average lager.

Smell: A little hoppy. Some citrus in there. A little bit of hop smell as well.

Taste: Light but has some citrus notes. The hops work really well in this beer. They're there but certainly keeps the lightness of a lager.

Mouthfeel: Quite nice. Sits will with only a little too much carbonation. A slight lingering harsh bitterness but not too bad.

Overall: The best lager I've ever had for sure. Smooth with slightly more hops than other lagers I've had. Great as a standalone beer or as an everyday beer. For being so attainable this is a wonderful beer. The flavors play into each other very well.

01-31-2012 20:12:16 | More by Jamesthebrit
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shigg85

Japan

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-31-2012 10:01:52 | More by shigg85
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tblocks21

Iowa

5/5  rDev +33.7%

01-31-2012 06:04:59 | More by tblocks21
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.8%

01-31-2012 04:44:40 | More by slimntubbs
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substanceD

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

01-31-2012 04:43:16 | More by substanceD
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.8%

01-31-2012 04:41:06 | More by TastyIsBeer
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jumbopanda

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-31-2012 04:37:22 | More by jumbopanda
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TobinMitnick

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

01-30-2012 21:45:28 | More by TobinMitnick
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-30-2012 17:12:42 | More by Goldfishman
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jewellrunner

Missouri

3/5  rDev -19.8%

01-30-2012 11:49:31 | More by jewellrunner
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Samp

Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

01-30-2012 05:43:23 | More by Samp
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Ruger

Kentucky

4.38/5  rDev +17.1%

A - Pours a very clear amber brown with a thick two finger off-white head with sticky lacing and decent retention.

S - Herbal notes, with a hops spiciness and finishes with some nice malts.

T - Light and refreshing taste good balance of bitter hops and malty bread. I can't believe this is the first time I've had Boston Lager from Samuel adams.

M - Light bodied with a good touch of carbonation.

01-30-2012 04:31:53 | More by Ruger
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +7%

01-30-2012 02:31:41 | More by jfcaa193
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Hogwildest

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -19.8%

01-30-2012 01:01:15 | More by Hogwildest
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livingtodie

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7%

01-29-2012 18:39:43 | More by livingtodie
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BeerIsGood88

Texas

5/5  rDev +33.7%

01-29-2012 18:33:33 | More by BeerIsGood88
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sponger

California

4/5  rDev +7%

01-29-2012 04:47:31 | More by sponger
Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 6,918 ratings.