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

BA SCORE
86
very good
9,136 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:
9,136
Reviews:
2,696
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.68%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rich and aromatic flavors in a light-bodied beer. Maltiness gives it a pretty big mouthfeel along with plenty of carbonation in the usual Sam Adams style. A sharp touch to go with the mellow caramel flavors. Hops are distinct but more flowery than bitter.

I wonder how many people widened their beer horizons with a sip of Sam Adams? Who could resist-- it's not very bitter, but it does provide a painless education in hoppiness. A distinctive and reliable beer. I've found it in the driest beer deserts as well as the cheesiest Mexican joints. I think Boston Brewing does us all a service by making so this flavorful beer so popular and widely available.

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.8 out of 5 based on 9,136 ratings.
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