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

very good
9,110 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into pint.

A: Clear amber with a two finger white head that develops into rocky white islands. Good lacing.

S: Lots of caramel and a tinge of hops.

T: This is a really malt-forward beer with a lot of caramel and toffee upfront. The noble hops come in about halfway through and aren't too assertive. Aftertaste is bitter and hoppy, but again, not too bad.

M: Creamy, medium-bodied, with the carbonation maybe helping out to balance the hops at the end.

O: This one is an American classic. Well-rounded, balanced, and sessionable. For most BMC drinkers that turn into craft beer drinkers, this is one of the gateways. Cheers!

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.8 out of 5 based on 9,110 ratings.
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