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

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,202 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,202
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.6%
Wants: 14
Gots: 109 | 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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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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Radome

California

2.58/5  rDev -21.3%

Served from a 12 oz bottle into a wine glass.

A - Straw colored with just the slightest hint of orange. Perfectly clear. Head is initially moderately thick and made of huge bubbles. There are also many bubbles clinging to the inside of the glass. The head quickly fades to just a wisp in the center of the surface. Very little lacing. The appearance is more soda-like than beer-like, except for the color.

S - Aroma is full of lemon-tinged sweetness, like a Sprite or 7-Up. No malt or hops. There is a faint earthy, herbal note that could be some spices.

T - I find nothing beer-like in the flavors. The tastes follow the nose, giving the impression of a very light, inoffensive beer that has been watered down with lemon soda. Nothing off or bad, it's just that there's almost nothing beer-like either.

M - Light body. Crisp, sharp carbonation. No alcohol presence. Very low hops bitterness. Slightly cloying sweetness in finish.

O - Now that I read the bottle label (after starting the review), I see that this beer perfectly matches its description. It is a light beer that has been lightened even more with some lemon soda or at least lemon flavors and water. Why? I don't know and I won't be looking for this one again. If I want a shandy, I'll mix my own and at least not have to pay full premium beer prices for something that was conveniently watered down before I bought it! This is a mega-brewer tactic that is not worthy of Sam Adams.

08-05-2014 02:52:58 | More by Radome
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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
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JoelClark

Idaho

4/5  rDev +22%

08-03-2014 17:14:15 | More by JoelClark
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Dba1125


2/5  rDev -39%

08-03-2014 14:47:36 | More by Dba1125
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BKBrewer

Illinois

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-03-2014 14:45:16 | More by BKBrewer
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Donkster46

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

08-03-2014 04:34:46 | More by Donkster46
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aangelozzi


4.5/5  rDev +37.2%

08-02-2014 19:12:17 | More by aangelozzi
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TheWillMitch

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-02-2014 02:53:38 | More by TheWillMitch
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animAl33

Maine

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-01-2014 23:04:10 | More by animAl33
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Gunnar12

Colorado

3/5  rDev -8.5%

08-01-2014 20:34:10 | More by Gunnar12
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Patlee3324

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

08-01-2014 00:52:48 | More by Patlee3324
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Ultimate

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-30-2014 17:43:01 | More by Ultimate
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

4/5  rDev +22%

07-30-2014 16:09:33 | More by Mark-Leggett
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JLB


4.5/5  rDev +37.2%

07-30-2014 12:15:04 | More by JLB
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jascott2112

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

07-30-2014 00:07:53 | More by jascott2112
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,202 ratings.