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

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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Ratings: 9,188 |  Reviews: 2,705
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2/5  rDev -46.5%

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3.06/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, with best by date of March 2012

appears a clear bright copper color, with 1/2" of bright white colored head. good retention. aroma of pale malt and grassy hops.

taste is just a little caramel sweetness, with a crisp hop finish. lighter in body, high carbonation typical for the style.

it's a good "starter" craft beer - and often the best beer available at chain restaurants. but nothing special.

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.2/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a pint glass from a 12 ozer and the beer is a nice clear amber color with a 1 finger off white head that doesn't hang around long, nor have any lacing to speak of.

Malty with some slight hops in the nose.

A bit of residiual sweetness, nicely carbed, just a shade over medium on the mouthfeel.

Lacking only a bit more crispness to be spot on style wise this is a very nice Vienna Lager in my opinion (along the same line as Dos Equis Amber which I like alot for an any day brew with about any food). This is a solid A Vienna to me.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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2/5  rDev -46.5%

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 59.3% out of 100 with 9,188 ratings
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