Sam Adams Light - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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4/5 rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Single 12oz from my Sam Adams Holiday Pack. This beer pours out an almost perfect shade of amber, like youd see a mosquito trapped in on TV. Not much of a head, even when getting aggressive with the pour. The small one that does appear fades rapidly into a thin film on top. Suprisingly (it being a light beer and all) I catch a whiff of a nice aroma with the glass still several feet away from my head. Closer inspection of the nose reveals the malts with aromas of dry toast and hints of toffee with a nice little bitter hop crusting. The taste is initially husky, with a slight allusion to toffee, I think I detect a small unfortunate trace of veggie. It finishes very slick and clean with a somewhat robust, yet vague bitterness. The mouthfeel is very light, which would be appealing to some people and is not misplaced. I will say for its style this is probably among the cream of the crop, and is more flavorful than the full-bodied version of some brewers product. A great beer to suck down while youre cooking your meal and preparing to drink some beer that will demand more of your attention.
Serving type: bottle
12-17-2004 23:53:04 | More by FormatKid
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Sam Adams Light from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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