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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

1,909 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,909
Reviews: 815
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 18.4%
Wants: 21
Gots: 58 | 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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beeroclock

United Arab Emirates

2.78/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

The bottle is very professional looking. nice and sleek, the bottle's graphics has changed since the picture on this site. Very appealing just as the bottle. Once poured, it's even more amazing. The first thought is "this is a light beer??" as it looks like a regular Sam Adams w/ a dark color, copper and carbonated w/ a nice head that fades quickly, mild lacing. Smell is average, I'm actually not picking up a lot from it. Taste is not as much as I had hoped, maybe the appearance got me excited. I am picking up some corn type of flavors. Maybe a slight sweetness in there as well. Mouthfeel is nothing special, some carbonation, thats it. It's ok, one of the better light beers, but still not great. I would bring this to a get together of non-appreciative beer drinkers, those that wouldn't appeal to some of the better beers out there.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2006 01:25:43 | More by beeroclock
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Dogbrick

Ohio

2.78/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Better than average light beer. A little more flavor than is the norm for lighter fare and a much nicer color. Hint of caramel aftertaste as well. I still wouldn't classify it as a "revolution".

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2002 17:16:56 | More by Dogbrick
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ElGuapo

New Jersey

2.78/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

wow! a light beer with some flavor. it goes down nice and smooth, and doesn't have that typical light beer watered-down taste. i can see why it is such a hit. it is not fantastic, but there is probably not a better american light beer out there. It has more flavor than your average light, which doesn't mean much, but what can you really expect.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2002 18:07:05 | More by ElGuapo
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Twifiter

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

10-15-2012 20:25:32 | More by Twifiter
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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

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Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

08-14-2013 14:21:31 | More by Hugh37
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hitshtwithsticks

California

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

02-06-2013 08:50:16 | More by hitshtwithsticks
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dbkdev

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

06-16-2013 01:38:53 | More by dbkdev
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tgavrilos

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

03-14-2013 20:07:08 | More by tgavrilos
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JSBILK

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

06-24-2014 20:47:51 | More by JSBILK
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

10-23-2012 18:38:40 | More by Eaglefan344
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zero_signal

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

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DerrickW

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

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HopBrain

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

07-10-2012 16:47:35 | More by HopBrain
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bshiban

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

12-02-2012 22:32:56 | More by bshiban
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yarnanimal

California

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

07-09-2014 00:58:39 | More by yarnanimal
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dpage27

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

01-26-2013 03:38:34 | More by dpage27
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bobojuice

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

10-21-2012 21:59:53 | More by bobojuice
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skiit13

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

07-16-2012 20:33:51 | More by skiit13
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Chadhowie

California

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

01-25-2013 22:11:06 | More by Chadhowie
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banger7

New York

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

11-01-2012 19:27:19 | More by banger7
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Punqbert

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

04-17-2013 01:37:43 | More by Punqbert
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chefduff2

New York

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

01-05-2013 22:02:08 | More by chefduff2
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Yoopermk

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

04-09-2014 00:45:16 | More by Yoopermk
Sam Adams Light from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,909 ratings.