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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

1,084 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 1,084
Reviews: 208
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 9
Gots: 91 | 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:
Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012

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Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, Belgian Session is a golden peachy-orange color with a soapy white head. The nose is lighlty sweet with white fruits and malty grains and just a hint of hefe-spice. The taste initially is of a hefe like spicy clove/banana note that is blended with white grape, pears and lightly toasted malt balanced ever so delicately with just enough hops to make sure the sweetness is not cloying. The mouthfeel is light in body with a thick, creamy carbonation. Overall, not a bad beer of which I would expect nothing less from the BBC.

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Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams pint glass.

Appearance: Not too bad ... a decent head that quickly dissipates, and no lacing, but it has a nice orange color to it.

Smell: Spice and caramel is what I smell ... a somewhat odd combination, but still pleasant.

Taste: Very interesting, but also quite good. It has the spice and caramel that I get in the smell, but also citrus, tea, and -- dare I say it -- bubblegum. Not at all what I was expecting, but I dig it.

Mouthfeel: As the bottle says, smooth and refreshing. Nothing else to it. What else would you expect from a beer called Belgian >SESSION<?

Overall, a pretty average beer ... it lacks a little bit in flavor, but it's definitely refreshing.

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A-golden yellow color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-faint malt and caramel, orange

T-toasted bread, malt, orange peel, bitter slightly astringent finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, creamy

O-an average belgian pale, but easily drinkable

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Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
76 out of 100 based on 1,084 ratings.