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

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9,109 Ratings
Samuel Adams Boston LagerSamuel Adams Boston Lager

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

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

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Ap: Dark, caramel, maple syrup color. Modest head, approximately 1" and it fades away slowly leaving a decent amount of lacing.

Ar: Very malt like aroma. Sweet and mild hops on the note. Very mild and unoffensive. A tasty treat awaits.

Ta: Mild malt flavor. Hops are present but very mild. Very acidic and bitter aftertaste but it is pleasant. Each sip gets better suggesting it improves as it gets warmer. It maintains a nice robust flavor throughout. Mild tones of maple syrup exude themselves.

Mf: Not too heavy but a mildly frothing and creamy texture. Appeals to almost every tastebud on the tongue. The texture is compelling and complete.

Ov: The prototypical craft beer gateway. The price point is acceptable and it invites a novice drinker to explore it. What lies ahead is proof that better options are in store. There are far better choices, but almost everyone should embrace this stepping stone before climbing the entire mountain of exquisite beer selections.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.8 out of 5 based on 9,109 ratings.
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