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Belgian Session - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
76
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1,067 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,067
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 7
Gots: 80 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by BlurryVisi0n:
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3.05/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in a flute.

Appearance: Very gold and bubbles are very subtle. Off-white head is thick, rising roughly just over a fingers length but turns to nada after a sip.

Smell: Light yeast, not impressed.

Taste: Lightly bitter and slight yeast, not as complex as some other BPA's out there.

Mouth: Medium carbonation, little light at times but the taste is sticking which is great.

Overall: Not the best BPA, but definitely not the worst. It is great for the buy, which I grabbed in a Sam Adams variety case. Try it for yourself, Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Apr 27, 2012
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

LOOK: Bright golden/amber, touch of haze, thin white lace.

SMELL: Fresh toasty bread, light bubble gum, floral hops, faint tropical fruits.

TASTE: Crisp carbonation, creamy, light on the palate, dry upfront, bitter, lemony, apple-y, toasty malts, biscuity, dry, yeasty, tea-like linger.

Not too shabby. Reminds me of some of the first basic Belgian Pale Ales I had in my early beer geek days. No frills, but it's got some flavorful and quite drinkable. Wish it was a tad bit cleaner on the finish though.

Todd, Mar 22, 2012
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3.38/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Shared at bu11zeye's 10,000th rating tasting.

The beer pours a yellowish color with a white head. The aroma is fairly fruity with a lot of orange and lemon notes, with a little bit of malt and some yeast thrown in. The flavor is similar, with a nice wheat malt backbone, with some grain and some orange also present. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Fairly straightforward. Nothing offensive, but nothing really stands out.

Mora2000, May 16, 2012
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Appearance: Amber with a thin white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Cloves, wheat and hops.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of cloves with light hops.

Overall: Ok brew. Not my first choice.

Cavanaghty, May 17, 2014
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Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 1,067 ratings.