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

BA SCORE
86
very good
9,155 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:
9,155
Reviews:
2,700
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.68%
 
 
Wants:
195
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2,557
For Trade:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a pilsener (also had in a pint glass, nothing changed):

A: deep golden amber colored body with a lumpy foamy white head that leaves some of the foamy lacing in rings down the glass

S: fair amount of malts up front with some light caramel and toffee that are very faint

T: malts and caramel come back but are once again pretty faint, gets hoppy as it warms

M: light to medium, excellent choice for a session, no aftertaste, no finish, carbonation is barely felt

O: well this is Sam Adams' flagship, what can I say, I don't speak bad about this one, its good for the style and good for me

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.8 out of 5 based on 9,155 ratings.
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