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

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Ratings: 1,241
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.6%
Wants: 16
Gots: 120 | 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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Photo of Slatetank
3.03/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I purchased this at Wegman's enjoyed chilled from the 12oz in a glass.

The color is crystal clear golden with thick white head that falls to a ring of small beads. The aroma has a slight citrus odor with sweet malt accent and light sprite-link aroma. The feel is decent yet still sweet with a moderate carbonation level stays sweet throughout with light acidity.

The flavor is more lemon soda than lager with a light lemonade-like sweet flavor with fizzy soda-like taste with mild malt flavor in the background with a slight yeast accent that accentuates the lemon soda sweetness toward the end giving more of a cooler-type flavor. This was not enjoyable as I expected. I have had other 'radler' type beer mixed bottles before that seemed like a better hybrid than this - I prefer something with more beer and less lemon soda in the taste.

Slatetank, May 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Hoppin_mad, May 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

JMS1512, May 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

RozzieBoy, May 03, 2014
Photo of Jen-P
2/5  rDev -39%

Jen-P, May 02, 2014
Photo of The_Chewlord
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

The_Chewlord, May 02, 2014
Photo of Belittle
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Belittle, Apr 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

maketheheartglad, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of Thullin187
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Thullin187, Apr 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

jsh420, Apr 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

j-rod18, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +22%

Zetcha7x, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of BoulderBarrovecchio
4.2/5  rDev +28%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Clear orangish yellow, huge head with slight lacing, lazy carbonation visible.

S: Yeast up front, slight lemon follows. Would've like more lemonade in this.

T: Exact opposite of smell: Lemonade up front which turns tart in the middle, and as it fades away the yeasty taste comes out on the back of the tongue.

M: Thin body, slight but right amount of carbonation.

O: Extremely refreshing, a little too sweet if you aren't drinking this with food, but definitely my first approved summer favorite of 2014.

BoulderBarrovecchio, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of atrocity
2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

atrocity, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of Jonada
3.15/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

12oz bottle best before August 2014. Served in a shaker pint

Appearance: Pours a light golden yellow color with 2 fingers of a white soapy head that dissipates to a thin ring and coating. Body is relatively clear.

Smell: Lemon soda, crackery malt, grain, slight grassiness. Aroma strength is relatively low.

Taste: Same as the aroma, lemon soda like sweetness, cereal grain, slightly grassy.

Mouthfeel: Light and crisp with medium prickly carbonation. Easy drinking and refreshing.

Overall: Not really a whole lot going on here. This is pretty straightforward stuff, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Strictly as a beer this would rate lower, since the lemon component is really the most prominent, but for the hybrid sort of beverage that it is, it works well.

Jonada, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of g1lgamesh
4.25/5  rDev +29.6%

g1lgamesh, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of EvoRich
3.59/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sam Adams makes a great variety of stuff. Some good, some bad. I'm always willing to try new stuff from them.

Look: Poured a litte into a glass just to see the color. Very pale, clear yellow. Otherwise, I just drink it from the bottle.

Smell: Lemon with some wheat and bread.

Taste: Lemon, wheat, crisp. Very light, good for a hot day.

Mouthfeel: Very carbonated, again, good for a summer day, I think.

Overall: I don't have much to say about this beer. It's pretty decent. A good beer for a hot day, very crisp and refreshing. It's pretty adequate, and I'd gladly drink it.

EvoRich, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +22%

JackMcAwesome, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +22%

DrBass, Apr 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

BeerForMuscle, Apr 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

Turbo, Apr 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

JandJMD, Apr 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

tommy5, Apr 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

mikefuski17, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

Banana420Kush, Apr 18, 2014
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,241 ratings.