Samuel Adams Porch Rocker - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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Reviews by deltatauhobbit:
3.36/5 rDev +2.4%
My first "Shandy" beer.
Pours a light yellow color, not much of a head at all, bubbles seem pretty fizzy, no lacing, very clear looking.
Smell is mostly sweet, malt dominated with a subtle lemon zest aroma.
Taste starts off with a lemon zing, sweet malt balances it out from being too tart, no hop presence whatsoever though, fairly one note with the lemonade aspect, carbonation is high but appropriate, fairly crisp finish considering the tart/sweet aspects.
I can see this being a good lawnmower beer, it's certainly refreshing enough.
07-08-2013 23:55:03 | More by deltatauhobbit
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3.48/5 rDev +6.1%
12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.
LOOK: Bight and clear golden hue, sufficient lacing that lasts the duration
SMELL: Lemon juice, citric zest, faintly nutty, crackers, lemon oil
TASTE: Smooth, slightly creamy, moderate body, full-on lemon, light breadiness, herbal, mildly tart, lemonade, quick to aftertaste
Not much depth and does not pop like a Radler does obviously due to this being pretty much a full on beer. Perhaps if the body with lightened up a bit and a crisper carbonation this would be great.
06-26-2012 01:23:23 | More by Jason
4.46/5 rDev +36%
Absolutely one of the best beers I have ever had by Sam Adams. Can definitely drink this all day every day. Taste is outstanding and the aroma is overall exceptional. Perfect for a hot summer day sitting on your porch...just as the name suggests. Overall a perfect beer. Top notch panty dropper
06-16-2013 17:13:52 | More by Justinn13
3.85/5 rDev +17.4%
Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass
Appearance: 3/4 inch head, clear, bright yellow in color, moderate carbonation
Smell: big time lemon juice and slightly sweeter lemonade
Taste: toasted malt, light hops, and big time lemons and lemonade
Mouthfeel: light body, slightly sweet with a touch of bitterness, high carbonation
Overall: Almost like they took a watered down Boston Lager and spiced it with a bunch of lemonade. Some of the taste is full out lemon sugar drink, but there is easily enough beer in there. I could have several in a row, but could not see myself stocking this as an everyday beer.
07-09-2012 13:24:10 | More by tigg924
3/5 rDev -8.5%
The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma is very heavy on the lemon with some wheat notes thrown in. The flavor is similar. This tastes more like lemonade than it does a beer, but there is a little bit of wheat and biscuit malt to make it somewhat beer like. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Not much to like here, but I guess it tastes about like what the brewery was going for.
05-31-2012 04:52:05 | More by Mora2000
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,201 ratings.