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Samuel Adams Porch Rocker - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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1,131 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,131
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 18.54%
Wants: 12
Gots: 87 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 05-19-2012)
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.06/5  rDev -7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Porch Rocker is slightly darker than straw- colored brew with a nose of lemons and a slight head of foam that is quite impressive at first, but doesn’t last for long. There is some bread in the background, but the scent is mostly that of lemons.

With the taste, it’s more of the same- the flavor of lemons dominates. But there is also some pale malt and almost a ginger- ale component to the taste. And again, there is some bread character, but it is difficult to think of anything other than lemons as you consume.

Porch Rocker is a lemon- accented beer and it ranks as one of the least- bitter brews I have ever tasted. It certainly has some redeeming qualities as a summer beer, but it isn’t the type of taste I go for on a regular basis. I might try it again when the heat and humidity of summer are at a peak, but other than that, I will likely pass on this one more often than not. The sweetness and taste of lemons are not beer qualities I want in an everyday beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 02:06:15 | More by BryanCarey
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I just poured my first Sapooro down my drain, and opened this hoping it would take that horrid taste out of my mouth. It certainly did! This beer is WONDERFUL! . I can definitely taste lemons, which is something that's not found in many beers. After my taste buds got over the shock, I must say Its one of the best I've had. I poured it from a bottle into a British pint glass. It has a small white head that faded quickly but has left some lacing. The color is clear amber. This beer is perfect after a day in the sun. I highly recommend that you try Porch Rocker!

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Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,131 ratings.