Samuel Adams Cream Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

very good
15 Ratings

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

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-28-1998

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 15 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by swinyeju:
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

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4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: Pint. On tap at the Samuel Adams Brewhouse, Boylston St., Boston, MA. Some of the freshest SA you'll ever get!

Appearance: Reddish amber, with a nitro Guinness draft style head which left its trail all the way down the pint. Great retention.

Smell: Very clean and crisp. It was difficult to pick out any specific aromas due to the pub atmosphere and that it had no distinct smell.

Taste: Extremely creamy and smooth with a thinish light malt body. A pronounced lager taste (due to the specific hops used), with a thin ever-so-slight-lemony finish. Hints of caramel and hops linger out a while.

Notes: This was a great beer on tap, and tap it will stay. At the time of this review, it is only available in 12 hand-picked Boston locations. It will roll-out in kegs, nationwide, at an unknown date. In the meantime ... if you are in the Boston area we highly suggest that you try it, even though it is really a Bitter.

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Photo of rmjacobson
5/5  rDev +17.9%

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3/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of Tarps68
3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of UncleJon206
1/5  rDev -76.4%

Photo of koneill1976
4.45/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Burt
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of CTJman
3.4/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chris1919
5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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3.76/5  rDev -11.3%

Samuel Adams Cream Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
4.24 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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