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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: 64 | 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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hoppyhampy

California

2.85/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle poured into a tumbler. best before september. Pours a pretty light bronze color with two fingers of foam and lots of carbonation. Malt and yeast on the nose with some hop bitterness. Smells pretty close to bud light. Taste is reminiscent as well but with more roasted malt flavor. Not a lot but enough to make it much more enjoyable than bud light. Mouthfeel is surprisingly flat. Finish is brief and clean. Roasted malt lingers for just a second with some sweetness and then vanishes. Nothing fancy. I don't know if this is what they were going for but they built a nice session beer if you're used to sessioning a 12 pack of bud light or something similar.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2011 04:06:24 | More by hoppyhampy
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Sam Adams Light from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,927 ratings.