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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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82
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1,822 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 1,822
Reviews: 952
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 27
Gots: 57 | 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.

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3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

P: pours a clear copper with 2 fingers of off white head that fades quickly and leaves a nice lacing.

S: smell is strait up orange peel and spices

T: taste follows, lots of orange with a nice mix of spices, it also has a nice sweetness that hangs around and leads into some hoppy bite. pretty awesome.

M: goes down pretty clean little bit of hoppy resin

O: pretty good overall, good to session and watch the nucks beat bruins with!!

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2012 01:27:58 | More by GNWBC
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Enjoy before JUL 2014 notched on label.

A - Pouring a nice rich amber color this clear ale's steady carbonation keeps it's lively ivory head afloat for some time, leaving rings of lace on the pint as it dissipates.

S - Layers of buttery, flaky biscuit underscore a toasted malt profile that incorporates notes of dense dough into the mix, punctuated by floral, slightly spicy hops poking through faint suggestions of fruity yeast esters on the finish.

T - Toasted bread malts meet caramel sweetness in a tasty malt-forward entry on the tongue. Slightly spicy English hops add peppery notes to the back end while cooler aging post fermentation drives off the undertone of fruity yeast coming from the aroma, an otherwise nice mirror.

M - Gentle carbonation skids along the tongue in this medium-light bodied ale that finishes dry and almost more lager-like. Thoroughly malty, this beer still remains balanced with a touch of bitterness to keep it nice and drinkable.

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