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Belgian Session - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Belgian SessionBelgian Session

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BA SCORE
76
okay

936 Ratings
THE BROS
76
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Ratings: 936
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 4
Gots: 46 | 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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Reviews by hustlesworth:
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hustlesworth

Ohio

3.06/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- me and jim Koch are gonna tangle if this beer sucks. Clear tarnished amber with a fluffy cream colored head. Nice sheets of lace.

S- very yeasty with clove and banana, some pepper, melon, and pear. Base of sweetish toffe malt and vanilla. Some seaweed. Seriously, fresh ocean.

T- decent taste profile but there's just something missing and it is the... Yeast. Generic yeast is here. Le sigh. It's just somewhat bland but I guess the caramel malt flavor is alright considering there's enough earthy hop presence to keep it in check. Fruity notes of banana and melon arrive in the finish with some spice like allspice, pepper, and cardamom.

MF- nicely dry and properly carbonated but the hops leave an itchy leafy feel and the malt a residual sweet feeling. Still however, refreshing in a way.

D- disappointed in the summer sampler. Boston lager saved the day even though the blueberry hill was a surprising underdog that came strong for the win. Porch rocker? Nix that shit. Send it to wherever Great Lakes sent grassroots ale... This one isn't horrible so I won't be sending jim Koch any mean emails... This year.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 06:04:44 | More by hustlesworth
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3.84/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Belgian Session is a very good beer. form the first pour it has a strong golden color and aroma that is inviting for the first sip. That first sip is not going to disappoint. a crisp flavor that makes this a thoroughly enjoyable summer brew. I used a pint glass and it hung to the sides nicely. I would recommend this beer for any summer event and to go with a good old southern BAR BQ.

Serving type: bottle

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3.64/5  rDev +9%
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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

O - Nice tasty brew has high drinkability quotient. Another winner from Sam.

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Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 936 ratings.