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

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BA SCORE
84
good

8,022 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 8,022
Reviews: 2,552
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 119
Gots: 1,364 | 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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On tap

Clear rusty Orange hue with a clingy white head.

Rich mouthfeel. Pungent piney and earthy hops on the nose. Concise and well blended flavors. Light toasted malt, touches of caramel, citrus, lemongrass and pine all throughout. Brisk carbonation with a clean and dry finish. Perfect amount of bitterness. Some tinniness on the finish.

A great flavorful and easy drinking lager. little hoppy for a vienna lager, but pretty damn good and available almost everywhere.

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Aroma - Somewhat citrusy hops? Sort of spicy and grassy. Maybe a little malt, but mostly just hops.

Taste - Starts off with a malty sweetness, then the grassy, floral hop spice comes in. You get lots of nice caramel and toasted maltiness throughout. And then at the end, the hops die down, and you're left with more maltiness, and a creamy aftertaste.

Finish - semi-dry. Crisp. Refreshing.

Overall - In my opinion, this beer is perfectly balanced, delicious, and refreshing.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 8,022 ratings.