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

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,101 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,101
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 18.24%
Wants: 10
Gots: 73 | 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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allengarvin

Texas

2.41/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

This is a bright gold crystal-clear beer with a small airy head. The nose--smells like lemon-fresh pinesol or some other countertop cleaner. Ugh, just sniffing it reminds me I need to clean my counter tops. Taste is sickeningly sweet with a sweet fake lemony flavor. It's not even tart and acidic. Just sweet. Pouring the rest out. Limited release? Good!

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 01:30:01 | More by allengarvin
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-01-2014 06:28:51 | More by Captain_Komamura
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Valentno7

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +14%

06-30-2014 18:19:22 | More by Valentno7
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-30-2014 06:18:45 | More by Camjmorton
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Willie731


3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-30-2014 01:18:51 | More by Willie731
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BikenBeerTwo

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +14%

06-29-2014 23:09:08 | More by BikenBeerTwo
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -31.6%

06-29-2014 14:54:40 | More by Walkerjgt
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n2pux

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-28-2014 20:12:44 | More by n2pux
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madanielson


3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-28-2014 17:53:10 | More by madanielson
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cjgator3

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

06-28-2014 03:13:53 | More by cjgator3
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DrewBest

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-28-2014 02:41:36 | More by DrewBest
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-27-2014 20:57:00 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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Honeybourne

California

1.5/5  rDev -54.4%

06-27-2014 20:44:54 | More by Honeybourne
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BrahptimusPrime

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-26-2014 20:06:48 | More by BrahptimusPrime
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k-grey

Texas

4/5  rDev +21.6%

06-26-2014 16:51:48 | More by k-grey
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.28/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle, another cog in the summer Sam Adams mixed-pack. Isn't a radler supposed to be an equal blend of fruit juice and beer? I haven't yet cracked this one, and already the sniff test comes up funky.

This beer pours a clear, bright medium golden yellow colour, with two fingers of wanly puffy, tightly foamy, and almost urinal cake-like dirty white head, which leaves a few swaths of melting coral reef lace around the glass as things duly subside.

It smells of semi-sweet lemon/lime extract, as opposed to the actual juice, faint pale grainy malt, and an ever more ethereal straw-like hoppiness. The taste is more beer-forward that I might have been expecting, the gritty pale malt riding large in the saddle, equal, if not superceding the reined-in generic, and plainly angling for the tart side of things, lemon-lime 'flavour', with some hard to discern, but all the same detectable bland hop bitterness.

The carbonation is moderate, in a basic frothy sort of manner, the body medium-light in weight and generally smooth, with a certain soda-esque astringency. It finishes off-dry, the lemon/lime (can't seem to come up with a proper portmanteau for this) essence still carrying the day, for better or for worse.

Not a bad-tasting lemon-lime (gah, I'm getting tired of writing that) flavoured German-style lager, however, its plainness puts it up against the full fruity beers out there, as opposed to the simple half-and-halfs of the proclaimed style. Nothing really worth seeking out, for that reason, and instantly forgettable.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 03:39:22 | More by biboergosum
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-25-2014 21:35:54 | More by JamesStreet
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Brendan1984

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-25-2014 18:17:07 | More by Brendan1984
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

3.03/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled last night on 6/24/14. Good to "October, 2014' on the side of the label. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a Sam Adam's pilsner glass.

Pours a golden honey in color with a thin white head that leaves some spotty lacing when sipped. Good carbonation. The aroma is of of hops/grains with citrus. The taste is the same with some floral in the mix as well and ends of a strange tangy finish from the lemon. Overall, it was just OK.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 14:56:35 | More by BeerWithMike
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Lucular

Maryland

1.75/5  rDev -46.8%

06-24-2014 12:13:23 | More by Lucular
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Patches826

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-24-2014 06:07:28 | More by Patches826
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HungarianCount

California

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-23-2014 01:34:10 | More by HungarianCount
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dogfishandi

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-22-2014 18:59:12 | More by dogfishandi
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Patrick777

California

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-22-2014 06:20:32 | More by Patrick777
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Bikeboy1

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-22-2014 01:17:55 | More by Bikeboy1
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,101 ratings.