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

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1,229 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,229
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.6%
Wants: 15
Gots: 116 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

MikalMick, May 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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chudson1992, May 26, 2013
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2/5  rDev -39%

dren74, May 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

jmw4437, May 26, 2013
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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.

TheManiacalOne, May 26, 2013
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2/5  rDev -39%

tut2528, May 26, 2013
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brewcifix, May 25, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -61.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +44.8%

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MadWolf, May 24, 2013
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Gagnonsux, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

lefty, May 24, 2013
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3.06/5  rDev -6.7%

This is a nice summer beer. Its appearance is very nice, like any medium toned or summer beer with a white head of no real distinction. Of course, you don't drink the looks.
The taste and smell is distinctly lemonade, which is predictable since they add it into the beer. Not a shandy by two whoops and a whirl, which works to its credit. This is as advertised - refreshing. I can easily imagine it as more so on a hot summer day.
If you are not a fan of fruit beer, this won't change you. It's too much lemon to be on the hefewiezen level of citrus or even pale or india pales. More even than a s beer with a lemon wedge. Still, as I mentioned, the lemon is not as in your face as a shandy. If you have a friend who likes those hard cider things and hard lemonade, this may bridge the gap towards beer for them.
Drink beer, be happy!

wrightst, May 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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Beer4Mike, May 22, 2013
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
75 out of 100 based on 1,229 ratings.