Belgian Session - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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Reviews by artdob:
2.88/5 rDev -13.3%
Pours an attractive dark, rich orange color. Modest head dissipates leaving small white foam remnants reminiscent of suds on the beach after the waves leave.
Nose is very light.- getting very mild citrus notes on a bed of yeast.
Mouthfeel is crisp. Interesting as the overall taste diminishes very quickly on the palate. However, more than on average, this one continues to resonate in the olfactory areas with quite a lasting dimension. As far as taste itself, not knocking me out. Again, light citrus notes, but there is a breadiness that remains in my nostrils, and I am liking that part of the finish.
Hits the spot on this summer night. Doesn't go to my repeater list; that said, I am still enjoying this one.
08-29-2012 04:02:57 | More by artdob
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3.3/5 rDev -0.6%
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.
03-22-2012 03:53:10 | More by Todd
3.38/5 rDev +1.8%
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.
05-16-2012 03:35:17 | More by Mora2000
3.1/5 rDev -6.6%
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.
Overall: Ok brew. Not my first choice.
05-17-2014 21:20:57 | More by Cavanaghty
Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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