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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

7,579 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 7,579
Reviews: 2,456
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 86
Gots: 882 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

appearance
nice looking golden red color

smell
better smelling than your average lager, but still not much going on, sweet malt and slight hops

taste
tastes like it smells, good for a lager, but not too much going on

mouthfeel
just the right amount of carbonation and density, very good for a lager

overall
haven't tasted a ton of beers the world over, but this is one of the best lagers I have tasted, getting a decent smell and taste into a lager is a nice accomplishment, good job sam adams

h20mbh, Feb 11, 2012
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle to pint glass

A- Pours a golden hue with large pillowy white head that sticks around just for a little bit before heading off to other adventures in Jim Koch's world

S- Quite malty but still clean very slight hops in the background. Smells like the typical lager, not a ton going on but smells nice

T- Hoppier than the smell but thats not saying much. Still get the sweet malty taste you'd expect and it finishes when it leaves your mouth, not a lingerer.

M- Best part about drinking this beer, super smooth with just the right amount of carbonation.

O- Best thing about this beer is if I'm in a shitty bar in the middle of nowhere I can find this on tap and be happy with it.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 7,579 ratings.