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Belgian Session - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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76
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941 Ratings
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Ratings: 941
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 4
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  4.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012)
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.44/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy golden color, plenty of yeasty haziness throughout the beer. Clarity is not thy name. Almost an inch of mostly white head to it. Sam Adams usually makes some nice looking beers, and this one is no exception.

Aroma, the belgian yeast is actually nice and mild, not super pungent with band aid phenols and banana. Cool.

Taste is what you'd expect after smelling the beer, although the coriander, yeast, spice aspect comes out just a bit more on the tongue. Mouthfeel is nice once you get adjusted to the belgian yeast. It has a mild malt base that is heavier than BMC lagers. Carbonation is closer to BMC lagers. Bitterness is a little more Americanized than your average belgian, must less one of session strength. Clove is still there, which gets a little tiresome by the 12th oz.

Not a bad thing to have laying around for the summer time, I can easily drink the 2 bottles that came in the variety pack, albeit at different times. Wouldn't want to session these back to back for 24oz.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 21:41:49 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 941 ratings.