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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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BA SCORE
82
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1,823 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 1,823
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.

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

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4.3/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

poured the 12 oz bottel into my new belgium goblet.

a Nice thick frothy off white head leaving THICK lacing. super clearity, copper-orage hue to this brew.

s; pretty lite on any aroma here.. just the lightest touch of carmelly maltiness..the one missing aspect to this otherwise fine brew.

t: mmm satisfying. hops just barely banance the maltiness the caramel is most prominenet.

m: hi carbonation. lots of body, this is a really FULL beer

d: this is just about the best BALANCED beer I've ever had. this is GREAT. I only have one.
otherwise I would most CERTAINLY be reasing for another, and another, and another...
CHEERS!

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2010 02:13:18 | More by burnerfinger
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12 oz bottle poured into a nonic.
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.

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Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 1,823 ratings.