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

Samuel Adams New Albion AleSamuel Adams New Albion Ale

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583 Ratings
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Ratings: 583
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.88%


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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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Awesome. I get to drink a little bit of history.

It's definitely more mild and mellow than what I am used to for the style now. But there is a decent bitterness to it. Malty sweet thing going on. Fairly aggressive carbonation. Easy to drink.

It's funny to think that this was probably a very flavorful beer to many people 30 years ago. I wonder what they would have thought of our present day hop bombs.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 06:03:45 | More by RblWthACoz
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Samuel Adams New Albion Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
77 out of 100 based on 583 ratings.