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

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BA SCORE
75
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1,290 Ratings
THE BROS
79
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Ratings: 1,290
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.6%
Wants: 15
Gots: 136 | 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:
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(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 05-19-2012)
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3.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- clear golden amber with a thin fizzy quickly disappearing off white head! Expected though because of the citrus.

S- toasted grains, a bit of grassy hops, and a touch of lemon candy

T- nice lemony tartness throughout balanced by malt sweetness. Hop flavor is there but lacks bitterness. Not soapy at all.

MF- seems a bit light for the "helles" base beer but that's ok I guess. Highly carbonated and lemony burp inducing. Slightly filmy on the palate.

D- shandies, radlers, etc easily my least favorite style. At least this one has a decent base beer beneath it.

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Photo of Chico1985
3.16/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Finally finishing up that 'ol summer mix pack...about halfway through summer.

Beer is completely translucent, dark yellow. A white head eventually turns to a thick ring, patchy cap, bits of lace.

Smell is lemony and bready, grainy. Maybe some bubblegum there. Reminds me of their Summer Ale minus spices. Quite simple as expected but not unpleasant, decent strength.

Taste really brings the lemon - almost laughably lemonade-ish. Slightly puckering even. A kind of overall citrusy feel with some herbal notes. Lager graininess and some baked bread in the finish.

Decent bodied with medium-low carbonation. The initial lemonade blast followed by bready finish is well done.

Pretty much a lemonade beer, not much else going on, but that's the point I suppose. "It is what it is."

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of soju6
2.43/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a pale yellow color with a small head and no lacing to speak of.

S: Aroma of lemonade and not much else.

T: Taste of citrus, fruit and just a bit of malt sweetness. Not a real bitterness and a tart lemonade finish.

F: Light body and a feel of lemonade.

O: As I have been to Germany, I would not consider this a "Radler". This comes across as a Shandy with too much ginger ale, not bad but not what I crave on a hot Summer day

Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,290 ratings.