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

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,213 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,213
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.6%
Wants: 14
Gots: 113 | 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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Hdredfern

Texas

1.25/5  rDev -61.9%

05-29-2013 02:40:34 | More by Hdredfern
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DMc8ride

Maryland

3/5  rDev -8.5%

05-28-2013 19:40:48 | More by DMc8ride
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gtk1989

Illinois

4/5  rDev +22%

05-28-2013 03:34:23 | More by gtk1989
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Mavigo

Michigan

3.38/5  rDev +3%

Got the summer variety pack, figure I'd try this one since it's a limited release. Served in a chalice.

A: Pours a clear golden yellow color with a short, white, fizzy head that retains for a few minutes before dissipating to a thing white ring with small amounts of lacing.

S: Smells of wheat, grains, grapes, lemon, reminds me of champagne a little.

T: Fairly sweet, crisp lemon flavor, wheat, grains, grapes, lemon, zesty, though one little catch is the ricola-lemon herb type after taste at the finish, making it a bit weird.

M: Medium bodied, with medium carbonation, bit on the sweet side with a cough drop after taste.

O: All in all, this was alright, tasted good at first but afterwards the ricola feel kicked in and my feelings were mixed. I'd say its worth a try, not horrible and I could defiantly drink more, I'd save for when I have a cold, lol. .

05-27-2013 22:18:59 | More by Mavigo
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WreckingBrew

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +22%

05-27-2013 22:18:21 | More by WreckingBrew
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Rukasu

District of Columbia

1.98/5  rDev -39.6%

I've fallen out of love with most Sam Adams beers over the last couple years and this may be the final straw. I really can only tolerate the true original Boston Lager.

The Porch Rocker is sickeningly sweet, akin to Country Time powder being poured into a light kolsch. Artificial tasting and cloying.

Some shandies come off quite good when mixed into a weiz beer, and this one has a nice color and decent smell up front. But the taste falls far below the bar and a big disappointment.

Avoid

05-27-2013 20:20:30 | More by Rukasu
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Mumps

Maryland

3.26/5  rDev -0.6%

Got this yesterday on a whim. Honestly I was a little leary of getting it, because the idea of lemonade and beer mixed just didn't quite appeal to me. I'll say though that I was pleasantly surprised.

Poured into a pilsner glass. Pale honey yellow color with a half inch head. Fair retention and little lacing.

Smelled like sugar and lemons with a little malty beer scent in the back. Think lemon squares with a beer poured on top.

Taste was better than I expected. Very refreshing. The lemonade isn't overpowering, balancing nicely with the lager.

Mouthfeel was balanced, not so thin that you can't tell you're drinking beer, but not so full to feel like "liquid bread".

Overall this is a good brew, appropriate for a hot summer day while you do some yard work.

05-27-2013 13:32:02 | More by Mumps
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lic217

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -39%

05-27-2013 12:22:24 | More by lic217
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Dope

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-26-2013 23:59:43 | More by Dope
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MikalMick

California

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-26-2013 23:12:38 | More by MikalMick
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

05-26-2013 22:30:51 | More by Janeinma
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crobinso

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-26-2013 22:28:45 | More by crobinso
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chudson1992

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

05-26-2013 22:05:58 | More by chudson1992
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dren74

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -39%

05-26-2013 21:27:54 | More by dren74
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jmw4437

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

05-26-2013 18:59:03 | More by jmw4437
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.24/5  rDev -1.2%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light yellow color, with a thin white head that fades quickly and leaves a very thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains citrus, light malts and a very faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a strong lemony citrus sweetness up front. Then some breadiness comes in from a very thin malt character. The hops presence is very mild but there’s enough of it to provide some balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, light body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: A little tasty, goes down easily since it’s so light, not filling at all, very mild kick, decent representation of style, it’s a decent beer considering what it’s intended to be, but there are other lawnmower beers I would pick first.

05-26-2013 02:41:17 | More by TheManiacalOne
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tut2528

Illinois

2/5  rDev -39%

05-26-2013 02:14:30 | More by tut2528
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brewcifix

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -54.3%

05-25-2013 15:15:49 | More by brewcifix
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Johnnn

Tennessee

1.25/5  rDev -61.9%

05-25-2013 13:57:55 | More by Johnnn
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animal69

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-25-2013 02:18:14 | More by animal69
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-24-2013 22:10:21 | More by Artjsantos
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +44.8%

05-24-2013 19:58:43 | More by EdelweissDad
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MadWolf

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +37.2%

05-24-2013 19:36:11 | More by MadWolf
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Ralphs66

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-24-2013 18:52:38 | More by Ralphs66
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mcewesr

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-24-2013 17:08:39 | More by mcewesr
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,213 ratings.