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

Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager
BA SCORE
59.3%
Liked This Beer
3.74 w/ 9,184 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:
#21,845
Reviews:
2,704
Ratings:
9,184
Liked:
5,448
Avg:
3.74/5
pDev:
13.9%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
194
Gots:
2,579
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 9,184 |  Reviews: 2,704
Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MGibbons
3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jack_H_91
4.27/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thampel09
3.47/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brukaki
3.86/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

I mean its samuel adams lager, its one of those commercial lagers that taste better as you drink more of them, i prefer it on tap depending on which place you go (some bars taps just straight up suck). I would like to note that the patriotism that comes with drinking this lager is where it is at. oh but it is nice to have one of these if you kinda dont want to have a craft beer but kinda dont want to have a budweiser, beats that pisswater yueling by a long shot.

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Photo of Bruno74200
3.51/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great look, golden colour with a nice white head.
The aroma is all right with floral hops honey and bread
The taste is less exciting with less hop character and more malt sweetness. The mouthfeel is not great either

Overall an alright lager

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

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Prost76
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kitekid
3.54/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BuckyNBeer
4.04/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sam Adams Boston Lager pours an amber hue with a two fingered head which dissipates quickly but leaves behind a very nice lacing. The aroma has some sweetness with the malt and some caramel being noticeable. There is also some spice from the hops. The taste starts out sweet with hints of caramel and bread and it even feels a bit creamy. The finish starts out smoothly but then ends with a touch of bitterness from the hops. This is a fantastic beer that deserves its classic status.

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Photo of Cpt_splding
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wmcgar01
3.15/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of drommel685
4.04/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ceisen
4.52/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ScottP
3.97/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cdub70085
4.15/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wongboy909
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

:D

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Photo of Benr96
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hanniball9
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

me so thirsty!

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Photo of elminy
3.36/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hoppier than I prefer

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Photo of manga98622
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of snakeplissken75
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

SAMUEL ADAMS ALWAYS A GOOD DECISION!

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Photo of deonreds
3.33/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZombPumpkin
4.38/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 59.3% out of 100 with 9,184 ratings
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