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Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager
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Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager

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

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

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

A-pours a light amber color with an off white head with great retention that leaves a lace around the glass
S-caramel, bit of roasted malt, faint hops
T-malt is a bit dry and biscuity and is met with slightly floral hops and finishes with caramel flavor on the palate
M-Medium-light bodied
O-great well rounded beer. Have had it on numerous occasions and just got around to reviewing it. Go to beer at places that doesn't have a large craft beer selection

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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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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 9,370 ratings