Sam Adams Light | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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77
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2,228 Ratings
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Sam Adams LightSam Adams Light
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,228
Reviews:
840
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
18.15%
 
 
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51
Gots:
305
For Trade:
1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours an amber color with a one finger white head. The head fades relatively fast to leave only a light amount of lacing.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest of caramel and roasted malt mixed with lighter floral and citrus notes.

Taste – The taste starts out of caramel malt mixed with a corn like taste. As the taste advances some hints of hop flavor come to the tongue. The hop is of a more herbal and citrus in nature and in the end with the caramel flavor leave a mainly sweet kind of herbal like taste on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The beer is on the thinner side with respects to body with a carbonation level that is on the slightly standard side. Both make for a rather refreshing taste and are appropriate for the style.

Overall – A tastier version of a light beer with more hop and malt characteristic for the “light” lager style. While nothing to pine over it is rather refreshing.

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Sam Adams Light from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.36 out of 5 based on 2,228 ratings.
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