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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

1,067 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 1,067
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 7
Gots: 79 | 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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3.41/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Light and quite clear for the style, light soapy head.

S - Citrus and a little banana or melon, hint of clove and maybe a little toffee.

T - Light, citrus and banana at first, mild hop balance but major lemon flavors towards the finish.

M - At the risk of overusing the word, 'light,' mild, very drinkable. Little aftertaste of any kind.

Overall - This is a quick review because it's a quick beer. Solid when it's warm out and you're in the mood for an easy drinking belgian. It's certainly not better than the bigger belgian brewery's better offerings, but it's perfectly acceptable.

Smixam, May 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Best by Sept notched on label.

Pours golden with a thin head that leaves some lacing.

The smell is of mild bubblegum with citric spicing.

The taste is of light bubblegum with citric and light floral notes. Semi-sweet turning semi-dry in the finish.

Medium carbonation with a light-to-medium body. Smooth.

Not a bad brew. Nothing special, though. Easy enough to drink with a light "Belgian" character.

jwc215, May 16, 2013
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz. bottle poured into a tumbler glass

A- a bright, clear gold, very effervescent, with a nice pillowy white head that laces nicely

S- Some nice esters, bubblegum, banana and clove.

T- The smell follows thru nicely to the taste, there also some straightforward grain flavor mid mouth that flashes through. A slight hint of hops balance on the end. A very small touch of metallic flavor is the only downside.

M- Light to medium, not as carbonated as the appearance would suggest. Metallic feel does come through here though.

O- A very refreshing and drinkable belgian for the summer! Well done BBC.

JWU, May 14, 2013
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Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 1,067 ratings.