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Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale)Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale)

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1,844 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,844
Reviews: 953
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 27
Gots: 64 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2001)
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Beefeater57

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A: Amber color, off-white head. Doesn't retain well, but leaves sticky lacing. Well carbonated.

S: Clean, sweet smell. Mostly caramel malt and hints of grain and sugar.

T: Eh. It's sweet right away, but it overtaken quickly by a dry astringency. Citrus is there - mostly lime or lemon peel and the hop bitterness is definitely there. A very leafy hop presence. I like the sweetness of the caramel malt.

M: This is what was strange. My mouth feels like I have cotton in it. The mouthfeel is dry and astringent. Maybe I have a bad bottle, but this mouthfeel masked anything I could possibly detect from the beer.

D: It's drinkable, but I'm probably not going to get another 6pk of it. Very leafy hop flavors take a while to develop and the maltiness is nice, but a tad on the dry side.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2009 00:00:55 | More by Beefeater57
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Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 1,844 ratings.