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

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Ratings: 1,290
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.6%
Wants: 15
Gots: 134 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I admit I had read the description of this ahead of time and was pretty sure I would not like it based on its apparent similarity to Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy, which was like drinking unsweetened lemonade. But two PR's came with the Sam summer sampler twelvepack I bought on sale, so WTH, I am a fan of Boston Beer Co. products, and for $1 a bottle I'd give it a chance.

Poured into a tulip glass from the 12 oz. bottle.

a: A nice clear gold, half finger head disappeared quickly and left little indication it had ever been there.

s: Lemony citrus.

t: A strong lemon-like flavor. Sorry Boston Beer guys. Just as I feared.

m: Light, but that strong lemon backbone just grates on my tongue.

o: By now you get the point. I really hate to badmouth any brew, especially by Sam, but this does not even begin to rock my porch.

In its defense, my thirty-year-old daughter and her boyfriend bought a twelvepack and claim to love it. They like Leinenkugel Summer Shandy too.

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