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Samuel Adams Boston Lager | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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3.74/5
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9,257 Ratings
Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our original beer is full-flavored with a balance of malty sweetness contrasted by hop spiciness and a smooth finish.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,500
Reviews:
2,715
Ratings:
9,257
pDev:
13.9%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
193
Gots:
2,630
Trade:
0
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Photo of Jpwells82
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlinD27
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nunitn
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Solid lager not as good as a golden road but hard to say it's anything but good/great for a lager. The competition in this category is mostly garbage. Well done.

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Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AtaraxiaDnB
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Drewk35
4.92/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of OldSchoolMike
4.35/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I have never been disappointed with this one; it became available around here just about the time I became legal. Worth the extra money for rare occasions.

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Photo of AyatollahGold
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Tweezerjam
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A perfectly balanced beer. Big, bold flavor. I have a hard time not gulping down the first three or four in rapid succession. Undoubtedly one of my top five favorite beers.

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Photo of TheCrowsEye
2.5/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TheLuckiestMan
4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

An American classic. Sam Adams helped blaze the craft beer trail with this lager. It looks very nice in the glass. Bready, earthy with good bitterness. If this was the only lager on tap at my local pub I would be very happy to have it. I haven’t had this in years but found it at Total Wine in 12 pack cans for $11.99! Hell yes! I’ll be keeping this in the fridge more often at that price. Cheers.

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4.29/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of generalraider
3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of akk14
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OntheLambic
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dave_ackbar
3.35/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bixby1971
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TMM1983
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jakattack47
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Pretendeer
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SelkoParamour
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of superwho24
4.13/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Frank_Castle
4.24/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MROY_2112
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A classic. Nice and tasty. Drinkable.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 9,257 ratings
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