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

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83
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2,092 Ratings
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Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale)Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale)
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,092
Reviews:
978
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.04%
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
272
For Trade:
1
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazy medium copper with a one finger white head.

Smells of toffee and piny, earth hops. Almost like a sweeter version of Boston Lager.

The taste is Earthy hops and sweet malt up front along with a moderate bitterness that lasts throughout. There is a little bit of spice too with a slick, oily mouthfeel.

This reminds me a lot of Boston Lager but not quite as clean and crisp. The flavor profiles are quite similar. An ok beer but nothing I would really seek out again.

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Samuel Adams Boston Ale (Stock Ale) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.68 out of 5 based on 2,092 ratings.
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