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Samuel Adams Black Lager - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Black LagerSamuel Adams Black Lager

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,426 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 2,426
Reviews: 1,432
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 45
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheJudge on 12-27-2004)
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Augustiner719

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3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle onto a tulip glass.

This is beer #5 in Sam Adams mixed pack.

Pours a very dark, but not opaque black brown color with a nice fluffy head and nice retention. Best appearance out of the series so far. The aroma is burnt chocolate, coffee and some roasted nits. The flavor is very roasty with nice background malts. Creamy finish and medium bodied. Bordering on a stout. The mouthfeel is very smooth and really easy to drink. Has too much carbonation for me for this style bit Its drinkable. Drinkability is very high on this as it's got a once low abv and really has a good flavor for such a light beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2010 03:22:27 | More by Augustiner719
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Samuel Adams Black Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 2,426 ratings.