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

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,214 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,214
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.6%
Wants: 14
Gots: 113 | 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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krampert11

New York

2/5  rDev -39%

08-13-2014 19:31:17 | More by krampert11
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.41/5  rDev +4%

Single bottle from a craft beer "pick six" setup poured into a flute. Not my preferred beer style but the completist (or obsessive) in me wanted to try every offering in the current Sam Adams summer pack and rumor has it that this tastes at least somewhat like a real beer as opposed to some limp dick 30% beer 70% juice blend (sorry, that's a cooler, not a beer). A darker than expected yellow-orange gold rather like ginger ale, with an initially large frothy white had that dissipates almost instantly. The aroma is not bad (!), some of the rich cereal notes one expects in a Helles, the expected lemon rind and oil and even a faint whiff of grassy noble hops. On the palate the lemon is tastefully done, not overwhelming the light malts, and there is also a subtle candied ginger vibe, and the hops seem to combine with the fruit to yield a sweet lemongrass tea effect. Not particularly sour. A bit heftier than expected in terms of body, accompanied by a pleasingly moderate degree of carbonation (although one's biased expectancies do yield a slight desire for more fizz). As mentioned, not a shandy guy but this is a nice revelation, even if I would not purposely seek out this brew again. Its a candy beer but one with some grain to shore it up.

08-13-2014 04:31:34 | More by CalgaryFMC
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bmcdoorz94

New York

3.32/5  rDev +1.2%

08-12-2014 23:55:13 | More by bmcdoorz94
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Durge

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-12-2014 14:33:26 | More by Durge
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scoobygator


2.8/5  rDev -14.6%

08-11-2014 21:06:49 | More by scoobygator
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

08-11-2014 05:16:54 | More by MammothTarantula
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JohnBender

Texas

2/5  rDev -39%

08-11-2014 01:06:13 | More by JohnBender
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jandadeboer

Texas

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-11-2014 00:31:21 | More by jandadeboer
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Nolan_Moulle

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

08-10-2014 02:46:56 | More by Nolan_Moulle
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rderedin

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

08-09-2014 20:46:43 | More by rderedin
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vancean2

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-08-2014 14:50:08 | More by vancean2
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evilgeniusx

New York

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-08-2014 01:57:26 | More by evilgeniusx
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teleman

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

08-08-2014 01:50:26 | More by teleman
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reefa

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-08-2014 01:20:33 | More by reefa
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bbsaur

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-08-2014 01:17:25 | More by bbsaur
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Dinobambam


2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

08-07-2014 05:37:14 | More by Dinobambam
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-07-2014 00:41:31 | More by GameOfBeers
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MikeRusso

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

08-06-2014 23:53:42 | More by MikeRusso
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cvengeance

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +22%

08-06-2014 04:09:55 | More by cvengeance
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dogma33

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

08-05-2014 00:19:42 | More by dogma33
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mschrei

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

08-05-2014 00:17:35 | More by mschrei
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Mystereli

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

08-04-2014 19:23:12 | More by Mystereli
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DaveR514

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

08-04-2014 18:14:25 | More by DaveR514
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JG-90

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-04-2014 02:43:14 | More by JG-90
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brentk56

North Carolina

2.89/5  rDev -11.9%

Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with a nice lid of foam that leaves some streakage

Smell: Grainy and sulfuric with lemon tones

Taste: Grainy, up front, with a sugary lemon flavor developing, in the middle; a bit grassy, after the swallow, but the sweetness lingers and builds

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: I haven't had many radlers and perhaps I was spoiled by the SIxpoint Rad I had a few weeks ago, but I really didn't like this due to the sugary sweetness; I find it amusing looking through the reviews that some said it leaned toward having too much beer in the mix and others said there was too much lemonade; personally, I would side with those that said there was too much beer but whatever was blended really throws it off for me

08-03-2014 21:30:59 | More by brentk56
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,214 ratings.