Samuel Adams Summer Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Summer AleSamuel Adams Summer Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American Wheat, brewed with malted wheat, lemon zest and grains of paradise - a rare pepper from Africa first used as a brewing spice in the 13th Century to create a crisp and spicy flavor and body.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-09-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,559
Reviews:
1,680
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
16.02%
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
1,340
For Trade:
0
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Photo of andrewh995
3.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. Smells of wheat and summer fruits. Tastes of lemon, wheat, and some pepper. Medium light body with medium carbonation. Overall this is a very refreshing wheat ale

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Photo of aprabhu
3.63/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ewpass
3.84/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Light gold with good head. Light lemon nose. Medium body with a nice peppery finish. Good wheat beer!

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Photo of LennyBound
2.75/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jbehlar
2.73/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MaddoJay
2.9/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of userofthiswebsite
3.55/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.48/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy yellowish-orange color into a pint with a bright white head. Smell is very faint. Initial taste is sweet, fruity with a sweet dry aftertaste. Doesn't feel like a filling brew considering its a wheat beer. I feel its a good, drinkable hot weather brew.

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Photo of Dysco
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 6runscoot
2.91/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of vincechan
3.64/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RobinLee
3.39/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerSexLove
3.04/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ronjohn
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gritz147
3.28/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kornitsky101
4.26/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamesLeung
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlueSpader
3.36/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Waveoff
3.41/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DuncanBishop24
3.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BellinghamBiker
3.57/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
3.19/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tjb27
2.67/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mwvman
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IndySuds
2.59/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.37 out of 5 based on 5,559 ratings.
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