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

Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager
BA SCORE
3.74/5
9,204 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:
#22,344
Reviews:
2,705
Ratings:
9,204
pDev:
13.9%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
194
Gots:
2,590
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is pretty much the perfect lager. It may not get the credit that it deserves on this site frankly only because its ABV doesn't exceed 8%, but as far as I'm concerned it's the lager with which all other lagers should be compared. I'm not saying that means it is necessarily the most complex beer, but in my opinion it is a perfectly balanced beer. It smells fresh each time. Just because it's easily available doesn't mean it isn't excellent.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 9,204 ratings
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