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

BA SCORE
86
very good
9,158 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): 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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
9,158
Reviews:
2,701
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.68%
 
 
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For Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

355ml bottle, poured into Leffe chalice. Bronze colour, clear, one finger head, poor head retention but kept some lacing. Very hoppy aroma, detected some kentish style hops plus the noble hops Hallertau and Tettnang. Tasted fruity, hints of apple, had some sweetness which was balanced out by the long bitter finish. Crisp mouthfull, smooth texture and was well carbonated. Can't add too much more to what has already been said but it was refreshing, interesting and balanced.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured in Sam Adams signature Boston Lager glass.

A- pours clear and golden with a frothy white head that reduces to a small layer tat skins the top, a but if lace clings to the side.

S- floral and herbal hops, cracker-like malt with a bit if sweetness.

T- sweet caramel malt followed by a crisp Noble hop bitterness. Finishes slightly dry with a biscuity maltiness and just enough hop hops.

M- med-light bodied, low carbonation, perfect creamy mouthfeel, perfect drinkability.

O- a classic in the craft world, so many times this beer has saved me from having to drink macro in bars and restaurants. This is one of the first beers that introduced me to the other side. It will always be a go-to beer for me, and one that compliments Sam Adams seasonal packs quite nicely.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.8 out of 5 based on 9,158 ratings.
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