1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Belgian Session - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Not Rated.
Belgian SessionBelgian Session

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
76
okay

1,038 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,038
Reviews: 204
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 7
Gots: 69 | 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
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Belgian Session Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,038 | Reviews: 204 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of vwbus7
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

vwbus7, Yesterday at 03:14 AM
Photo of Lan_sanity
3.92/5  rDev +18.1%

Lan_sanity, Monday at 02:27 PM
Photo of BeenTired
3/5  rDev -9.6%

BeenTired, Sunday at 03:52 PM
Photo of cdm1313
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

cdm1313, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of gentryka
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

gentryka, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
3.76/5  rDev +13.3%

Dirk_Chappelle, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Elicoleman
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Elicoleman, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Edhel
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Edhel, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Corson
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Corson, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Jon_Hendricks
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

APPEARANCE: dark golden color.

OVERALL: this is a good beer, solid beer but nothing too special. There are probably better Belgian ales, but this is a solid beer to at least try once.

Jon_Hendricks, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of huddyball
3/5  rDev -9.6%

huddyball, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of One1Asterisk
3/5  rDev -9.6%

One1Asterisk, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of PirateCraft
3/5  rDev -9.6%

PirateCraft, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of misternebbie
3.04/5  rDev -8.4%

misternebbie, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of MWinchester91
3.52/5  rDev +6%

MWinchester91, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of HoppyBastard
3.75/5  rDev +13%

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "enjoy before date" December 2014.

APPEARANCE: pours a clear, dark golden color with one finger off-white head that dissipated quickly until a thin broken layer of bubbles remained, medium carbonation, there was a small amount of lacing on the glass.

SMELL: pepper, pears, caramel, funky Belgian yeast.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, pepper, pears, sweet caramel, some nice Belgian funk, there is not much of a hop profile present, the alcohol 4.3% is imperceptible.

PALATE: this is a lighter bodied ale for the style, medium carbonation.

OVERALL: this is a good beer but nothing to write home about, it has a lower alcohol content for the style, which is appealing to me but, there are better Belgian ales so I would probably not seek this one out again.

HoppyBastard, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Wando843
4.28/5  rDev +28.9%

Wando843, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of TheWiredDJ
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

TheWiredDJ, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of EliHammett
3.24/5  rDev -2.4%

EliHammett, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of aphamer
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

aphamer, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of BaalDagon
4/5  rDev +20.5%

BaalDagon, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of malfunxion
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

malfunxion, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of Dbot
1.5/5  rDev -54.8%

Dbot, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of WoostaBia
3.55/5  rDev +6.9%

WoostaBia, Aug 16, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 1,038 ratings.