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

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3.74/5
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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:
#23,842
Reviews:
2,719
Ratings:
9,287
pDev:
13.9%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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Photo of johnnnniee
4.15/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Its hard to believe I haven't sat down to review this one yet, the shining light when stranded somewhere in a sea of macros. Pours a solidly clear deep golden color with a fuzzy white head that slowly fades but also leaves some stickage on the glass. Smells of bready and sweet pilsner malts with plenty of earthy and floral hop kick to go around. The flavor is rich and malty with lots of sweet and bready honey like and pilsner malt to go around. Earthy floral and herbal hop flavor cuts through the malt to provide some great balance. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick sweet resinous mouthfeel. This is a great beer and over the years as my palette has changed its great to see what more I can pick out of this beer. I still think its too hoppy for a Vienna lager, but the hop head in me likes that more now.

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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2/5  rDev -46.5%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +27%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.47/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance
Pours a crystal clear amber in color. 1 inch head.

Smell
Pretty malty with some floral hops.

Taste
Caramel malts and floral hops.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, moderation carbonation.

Overall
Very easy to drink. A great intro to craft type beers.

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2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 9,287 ratings
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