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Samuel Adams New Albion Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams New Albion AleSamuel Adams New Albion Ale

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77
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595 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 595
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: auxiliary on 07-23-2007)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Was at the Reno total wine, as usual, the selection was more underwhelming than the last time. Figured I'd grab a six of this, why not, drink a piece of history.

Pours a nice looking pale ale, lots of golden clarity to it, mostly white colored head, right around the 1" range. Aroma was bready, but lacked the hops. First signal that this was truly an old school pale ale. While lagers may have had more ibu's back then, this pale ale cetainly did not. Nothing bad, but you know, gimme the hops.

Taste, eerily similar to Coors Banquet, which was probably the leading macro in the flavor department back then, this was like they took that beer and decided to amp its malt and hop bill by about 5%. Novel stuff back in 1976, but pretty bland by today's standards. Cool to see how things have changed and grown, but ultimately, I think a purchase of just 1 bottle would have been a better choice for me.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2013 21:48:39 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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Samuel Adams New Albion Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
77 out of 100 based on 595 ratings.