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Sam Adams Light - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
75
okay

2,106 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 2,106
Reviews: 833
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 18.4%
Wants: 34
Gots: 174 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001

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Ratings: 2,106 | Reviews: 833
Photo of Tony_T
3.12/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

My "go-to" light beer (actually the only light beer I like)

Photo of JMS1512
3.45/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TBCE
2.85/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SenorElRaz
3.82/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

By far the best light beer I've ever had. I knew I could count on Sam Adams to succeed in making a light beer that has all the full flavor of a normal brew.

Photo of LAND_MINE
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Noelito76
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jharmon
2.98/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of FredGherkin
3.36/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Moose90
2.69/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bmeGT
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ALC82
3.24/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CTJman
2.78/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BB1980
3.74/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GregoriousMaximus34
2.75/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

not bad for a light beer but it is definitely not my go to beer. if i were to diet this would be a good choice.

Photo of jsouza
4.03/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great "light" beer. One of the better from the line.

Photo of FreshButterbeer
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of a77cj7
3.25/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DaPinsker
3.68/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CameronWolff
3.88/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This beer is pretty good.

Photo of Remdog
3.25/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OHBeer
3.8/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArchimedesSox
3.06/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Nice orange color with large white quickly receding head

S: Good amount of malt, a little hoppiness , maybe some fruityness

T: Get the sweet malts up front, followed by a little hop bitterness and that fruityness at the end

M: Medium, really decent for a light beer

O: Really nice light beer. Will go with this over any other light beer that I have tried.

Photo of DoctorEvil
3.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I wish all "light" beers tasted this good... If forced to go light, this is the choice...

Photo of SkiBum22
3.25/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brewqueno
3.58/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I don't like Sam, but this is a light beer that is close enough to the non-light version, that it deserves credit in that respect.

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Sam Adams Light from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 2,106 ratings.