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Belgian Session - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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952 Ratings
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Ratings: 952
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 4
Gots: 49 | 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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JosiahS

California

3.6/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

glass: Samuel Adams

True amber color, lots bubbles. 2-finger frothy white head. Aromas of banana, bubblegum, nickle, yeast, floral hops and cereal grain. Light Belgian yeast upfront on the taste. Quickly followed by a significant cereal grain quality that sustains to the finish. Just a touch of hop flavor and bitterness to round things out.

Mouthfeel is light-medium with medium-high carbonation. Overall, light and refreshing but a bit too grainy and the slight mineral-y nickle-y quality shaves some points as well.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2012 02:01:24 | More by JosiahS
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12 oz bottle poured into a lager glass.

A - Clear gold. Slight head dissipates quickly. Spotty lacing.

S - Slightly spicy. I think there is a little clove, anise, banana,and coriander. Hard to pin down.

T - Clove, hops, and banana balance the smooth double malts in a complimentary fashion.

M - Smooth

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Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 952 ratings.