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

very good
9,156 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 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear light gold with a nice puffy white head.

S: Fresh grain, light caramel, some mild hoppiness.

T: Crisp, slightly peppery hop bitterness, bright grain, lightly citric hop flavor, slight toffee.

M: Light-bodied with a bit of creaminess.

O: One of my favorite BBC beers. Very tasty malt and hop profile.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light copper with a finger of head, some of which retains for some time and leaves a decent amount of lacing on the glass. The nose is a blend of malt and hops. The taste is distinctly of caramel malt with a light, but clearly present hop character on the finish.

I enjoyed this classic offering with a dinner of sumptuous pork chops and candied squash.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.8 out of 5 based on 9,156 ratings.
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