Sam Adams Light - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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3.58/5 rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from bottle to an imperial pint. Best by NOV 2011 notched on label.
A: Golden amber, crystal clear, with little carbonation. White head dissipates quickly.
S: Roasted malt and caramel. Major points for a light lager not smelling like corn.
T: Malty with caramel notes, plum, and a metallic, grainy finish with a touch of hops. Head and shoulders above Bud Light.
M: Medium-light bodied, a bit too carbonated on the tongue. More body than your typical light lager for sure.
O: Head of the class for the light lager category, no doubt. I think I'd still prefer the better adjunct lagers (Schlitz, PBR) than this light, however. The flavor profile simply makes you wish you'd had a regular Sam Adams brew. There are times for a lighter beer, and PBR will still be my go-to for those occasions.
Serving type: bottle
07-11-2011 03:33:03 | More by tito42
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