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

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BA SCORE
75
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1,151 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,151
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 18.54%
Wants: 12
Gots: 94 | 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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JonRogers

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +14%

05-18-2013 03:24:03 | More by JonRogers
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mrosenfeld32

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-18-2013 02:36:49 | More by mrosenfeld32
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-17-2013 23:53:33 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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johntandlich

New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-17-2013 19:22:51 | More by johntandlich
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imperialking

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-17-2013 18:07:04 | More by imperialking
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Vylo

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +14%

05-17-2013 01:54:13 | More by Vylo
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I purchased this during a recent visit to Al's of Hampden in Enola and if you have not been, I highly encourage you to pay a visit.

From the bottle: "By mixing beer & tart sparkling lemonade, German cyclists (called Radlers) helped inspire a crisp, refreshing drink perfect for long, hot days. With that inspiration, we developed our own lemon blend for a fresh squeezed lemon taste & combined it with a golden Helles lager creating a sweet, tangy & thoroughly refreshing brew. Cheers! [undersigned] Jim Koch".

My pour created several fingers of french vanilla-colored head, but its inherent fizziness led to relatively low retention. Color was a deep golden-yellow with NE-quality clarity, like liquid sunshine in the glass. Nose was very lemony and it brought a slight pucker to my mouth in anticipation. The mouthfeel was light, not thin, but more towards unobtrusive and the taste was fully lemonade. Finish was semi-dry and completely refreshing. I know that SA is making the move to CANs and if they were to CAN this beer, it would be great at the beach.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 00:54:55 | More by woodychandler
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MarkQ617

Massachusetts

2.95/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This taste like someone poured lemonade into a slightly above average helles. Poured from a bottle into a pilsner glass. The color is a bright gold that I'm not certain should exist from natural elements. The mouthfeel is mellow, as expected for they beer type, but doesn't add. It's a bit sweet and the fruit is a little overpowering for me I guess.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 23:35:23 | More by MarkQ617
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JoshFrierson86

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +14%

05-16-2013 12:39:14 | More by JoshFrierson86
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Pillowburn

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

05-16-2013 03:52:45 | More by Pillowburn
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JWU

Pennsylvania

3.24/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz. bottle poured into a tumbler glass

A- bright clear gold with a slightly fizzy, slightly soapy white head.

S- some generic crackery malt and lemon zest.

T- Lemony tart up front, crackery malt hits a little to hard middle to end. No real complexity to speak of.

M- Heavier (medium) than I would like in a hot weather refreshment brew. Could use a bit more carbonation as well

O- Good, but slightly misses the mark of its intended purpose.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2013 23:33:37 | More by JWU
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-15-2013 23:10:03 | More by Wally1912
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -54.4%

05-15-2013 22:54:22 | More by Michaeldmanley
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Vogie

Michigan

2/5  rDev -39.2%

05-15-2013 21:03:01 | More by Vogie
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Matt73

New York

3/5  rDev -8.8%

05-15-2013 18:10:33 | More by Matt73
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JG_McNaulty

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -8.8%

05-15-2013 14:00:09 | More by JG_McNaulty
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Mtooman

Ohio

3/5  rDev -8.8%

05-15-2013 12:10:17 | More by Mtooman
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nitter

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-15-2013 09:40:57 | More by nitter
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powpig2002

Florida

3/5  rDev -8.8%

05-14-2013 14:00:01 | More by powpig2002
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mralbertson

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +14%

05-14-2013 03:37:25 | More by mralbertson
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Shaw

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-14-2013 03:07:41 | More by Shaw
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +21.6%

05-14-2013 02:06:19 | More by MarkyMOD
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

2.58/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle served in a Great Divide shaped pint
Best before October 2013

A - Clear pale golden color with a fizzy white head vanishes quickly.

S - Lemon lime soda, kiwi, lemon alka seltzer, honey, medicinal phenolics

T - Follows the nose, lemon/lime soda, artificial honey sweetness, odd floral noes, medicinal characters, herbal hops, lager yeast, chalky mineral notes. Tries to finish crisp but the malty sweetness dulls it out.

M - Low stingy carbonation, wet body with a semi effervescent finish.

Kinda reminds me of sprite without less carbonation. The odd sweetness dull out any attempt of a crisp feel. I wont be revisiting this.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 02:00:32 | More by StaveHooks
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aty11b

Texas

4/5  rDev +21.6%

05-14-2013 01:48:35 | More by aty11b
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deadliest

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

05-14-2013 00:38:58 | More by deadliest
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,151 ratings.