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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
83
good

1,947 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,947
Reviews: 958
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 38
Gots: 115 | 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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1.5/5  rDev -58.7%

I have had roughly two dozen different types of Sam Adams beer and this is in my opinion by far the worst. Nearly undrinkable, this beer is a disgrace to the brewery.

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.76/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.64/5  rDev +0.3%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.68/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.6/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of beergoot
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Crystal clear copper colored body with a very thick, frothy, lasting head; globs of sticky foam on the glass. Very faint cereal grain aroma. Lightly warmed bread flavor; biscuit; a hint of fruitiness; nice, low-key bitterness. Medium bodied; somewhat dry finish.

A pretty nice ale that delivers a satisfying, easy drinking experience. When you're tired of hop bombs and deep, dark, thick ales won't cut it, this ale should fit the bill. It's always refreshing to find a good tasting, basic beer, and this beer is one of them.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 1,947 ratings.