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Sam Adams Light - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Sam Adams LightSam Adams Light

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,927 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,927
Reviews: 816
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 18.4%
Wants: 23
Gots: 63 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001)
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Luigi

North Carolina

3.6/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Wait a minute I thought the bottle said light beer. This beer pretty dark for a light beer. The appearance is a clear amber color with a sticky lace for a head. Smells earthy with some malty grain and noble hops. The mouthfeel is very clean and light. The two row malts dominate the flovor but is balanced out by the hop flavor. Very easy to drink. To sum this beer up; There is nothing complex to this beer. It taste very clean. Sam Adams seems to use quality ingredients for the beer. Hence, the two-row malts and noble hops. Sam Adams light does not remind of a light lager. More like an average American amber lager. A step above Yuengling, but not quite a Boston lager.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2005 07:54:59 | More by Luigi
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A- pours a clear dark golden color with an orange hue, small creamy white head that retains nicely, due to some carbonation bubbles shooting to the top

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Sam Adams Light from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,927 ratings.