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

BA SCORE
86
very good
9,082 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:
9,082
Reviews:
2,679
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.68%
 
 
Wants:
195
Gots:
2,501
For Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can't believe I haven't rated this one before ...

A- Golden-orange in color. Very clear with steady stream of small carb. bubbles keeping small egg-coloured head just intact.

S- Very nice. Clean light to medium malts, kind of grassy. Just a light bit of bittering hops.

T- Much more bitter upfront than expected from smell, followed by the nice malty flavor and some more bitter hops. A bitter bite at swallow before a lightly sweet, light malt finish.

M- Medium body. Some bitter feel. Carb. is perfect.

This beer is so consistently tasty that I felt it was maybe greater than the sum of its parts and deserved a 4.5 ... still, a clear go-to at bars and c-stores that don't really do craft.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.8 out of 5 based on 9,082 ratings.
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