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

very good
9,136 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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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A great beer from the largest American brewer that brews its own...

Pours with a full head that sticks around a while.

Smell and taste of hops and slightly tea-ish with a hint of herb.

Mouth feel is nice and smooth. Not too hard or creamy.

Could hold it own against many imports.


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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great copper orange color that develops a good head of thick bubbles when poured in the center of a pint glass. Yeasty maltiness and some good hop scents jump from the glass. Good refreshing carbonation. This one is a great standby and will always satisfy. This is about the only lager that I enjoy. Good example of the Samuel Adams lineup.

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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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