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

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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
Ranking:
#43,571
Reviews:
1,685
Ratings:
5,585
pDev:
16.22%
Bros Score:
3.42
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
1,355
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz. bottle poured into a nonic.

(A)- Pours a hazy goldenrod color. Some good white froth and lacing.

(S)- A nice dry, but zesty lemon/orange citrus component with a yeasty grainy background.

(T)- Similar to the smell. A zesty grain & yeast bit to it; slightly bitter with subtle lemon.

(M)- A good carbonation level. A good balance too albeit, a slightly bitter, almost grainy mouthfeel.

(O)- You know what? For what this is, it is not that bad. I would drink this in the summer. While I would not actively seek it out, I would not turn it down if offered to me.

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Samuel Adams Summer Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.33 out of 5 with 5,585 ratings
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