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Sam Adams Light - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
75
okay

2,097 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 2,097
Reviews: 831
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 18.4%
Wants: 33
Gots: 163 | 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

No notes at this time.
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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.

Photo of trevorpost
3.37/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RockRuler
4.2/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good tasting light beer. Not tons of flavor but very smooth.

Photo of predikit
3.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very little I can say about this brew. Tastes like most macros, a light beer with mostly barley in it's flavor.

Maybe a bit heavier overall, but really, my first thought was how much it tasted like a Bud Light.

Drinkable if nothing else is around.

Photo of robebo44
3.21/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cohasset
3.09/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dempsey29
3.08/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Alestorm4069
5/5  rDev +53.4%

Comparing this against light beers like coors light and Bud light, other Light beers. This stuff is way better. Decent flavor at a decent price. refreshing on a hot day

Photo of bresnab
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of Archdale74
3.68/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of RJB66
4.32/5  rDev +32.5%

Photo of Saulus
3.64/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of KarateShow
3/5  rDev -8%

Photo of kq4q
3.52/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Rideguy64
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

This would be my go to lite beer.

Photo of Erndogg
3/5  rDev -8%

Photo of HardyA
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of NWbyNW_Brew
2.25/5  rDev -31%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mdlb44
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of Ike_Potter
4.43/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very good and easy to drink. I've come to expect nothing less from Samuel Adams.

Sam Adams Light from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 2,097 ratings.