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Belgian Session - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Belgian SessionBelgian Session

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BA SCORE
79
okay

209 Reviews
THE BROS
75
okay

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Reviews: 209
Hads: 1,098
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 11
Gots: 96 | 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:
Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012

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Reviews by Dave128:
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3.97/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found one of these in the Sam Adams 2012 summer sampler. Poured into a pint glass.

A - A moderate pour yields about a finger of white head. Fizzes out pretty quickly. Lacing is low but the halo remains constant.

S - Smells of light biscuity malt and belgian yeast. Very clean.

T - As with the nose, the taste is very clean and light. Sweet and yeasty up front with a mild dry bitterness in the finish.

M - Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Great for the style.

O - A great easy going introduction to a good craft beer for macro drinkers. Definitely a session beer... Some may see the flavors as too light. (616 characters)

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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. (507 characters)

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Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

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.

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Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
79 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.