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

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7,951 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,951
Reviews: 2,531
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 112
Gots: 1,276 | 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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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.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz brown bottle to Sam Adams Perfect Pint Glass.

A - The beer is an amber gold color and perfectly clear with a creamy off-white bubbly head. Decent retention and lacing.

S - An earthy hop tone with a lot of caramel malt flavor.

T - Similar to the nose the beer starts with the earthy hop flavor. The middle of the beer brings out the malt character: caramel, toast, and biscuit flavors. The beer finishes crisp and clean and a little floral, dry.

M - Light bodied with good carbonation.

D - Very easy to drink.

Overall, this is a pretty solid beer. I would have no qualms about drinking more.

Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.

Serving type: bottle

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 7,951 ratings.