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

very good
9,136 Ratings
Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager

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

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz bomber poured into pint glass.

This beer pours a nice even amber color with a thick two-three finger creamy head. Looks a whole lot nicer than I remember. This beer also has some of the best lacing I've seen in a lager, up and down the whole edge of the glass.

It's pretty average when it comes to aroma, just your common run of the mill lager smells, although it was a tad bit fruiter then most. Taste wise this thing is in the top tier of American lagers. Runs a bit dry at times but overall is at the head of the class.

I'm very glad I decided to try this beer again. After many years of passing it by on the store shelfs this will be one I pick up more often.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.8 out of 5 based on 9,136 ratings.
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