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Sam Adams Light - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Sam Adams LightSam Adams Light

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,819 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1819
Reviews: 814
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 18.35%


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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RossPeterson

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4.22/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A lighter amber color, capped nicely with a white two-finger head.

S: Caramel, malts and grains. Nothing super bold or standing out.

T: A hint of sweet caramel with malts and grains. A very pleasant, bold flavor for a light beer.

M: Crisp and refreshing, very drinkable but not lacking any flavor. Carbonated with a tiny bitterness. Not as watery as any other light beer.

Overall: Rating this solely as a light beer, this beer is the best in its class. Great beer and a decent beer compared to any other ale or lager.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2011 05:18:43 | More by RossPeterson
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Sam Adams Light from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,819 ratings.