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

Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager
BA SCORE
3.74/5
9,205 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:
#22,364
Reviews:
2,705
Ratings:
9,205
pDev:
13.9%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
194
Gots:
2,590
Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Pours a nice and clear amber color with white head.

Smell:
Hoppy with a sweet malt smell.

Taste:
Slightly hoppy with a sweet malt taste to balance out the hops. I also get a nice bready flavor as well.

Mouthfeel:
Crisp and medium bodied.

Overall:
I have to admit that for all the crap that people throw Jim Koch's way, his Boston Lager is pretty good and is better now that it's been canned. I'm glad that I decided to go back and drink the beer that got me hooked on craft beer and I might consider to start picking it up again during the summer because of its taste and low abv, not to mention its flexibility with food pairings.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 9,205 ratings
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