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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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sraimondi

Connecticut

3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

July 2008 best by date. Poured into a pint glass.

Poured with a nice even 2 inch darker tan head which dissipates to a nice film head.

Very dark color, even held up to light, very dark ruby hue. Some sheet lacing hangs on for the entire drink.

Some caramel and very light roast in aroma. No discernible hops. Sweetness wins out.

The taste is quite interesting, a little bit lactic; probably because the beer is balanced with a slight leaning to the malt sweetness. However, not cloying, nicely balanced.

Feel was pretty full and rounded, quite good.

I liked this one alot. I've only had a few of this style, but BBC has done a very good job on creating a very drinkable, sessionable beer. Hop heads will be disappointed, but this is a Black for the "masses". I will definitely drink this again. Good job BBC.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2008 20:51:48 | More by sraimondi
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Samuel Adams Black Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 2,426 ratings.