Samuel Adams Cranberry Lambic
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams Cranberry LambicSamuel Adams Cranberry Lambic
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Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
Fruit and Field Beer
2.67 | pDev: 28.09%
Nov 06, 2022
Nov 01, 2001
Notes: None
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Rated: 3.56 by TP2MSU from Michigan

Nov 06, 2022
Rated: 3 by LAM01833 from Massachusetts

Aug 01, 2022
Rated: 1.59 by smi69 from New York

Jan 02, 2022
Rated: 2.48 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 19, 2021
Rated: 2.75 by LasVinny from Nevada

Mar 19, 2021
Rated: 2.5 by mattjp03 from Alabama

Jun 03, 2019
Rated: 2.83 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Nov 26, 2018
Rated: 2.32 by bobstockwell from Massachusetts

Mar 28, 2018
Rated: 3.49 by BenHoppy from Michigan

Nov 26, 2017
Rated: 2.55 by Khaack from New York

Oct 29, 2017
Rated: 2.74 by robebo44 from Virginia

Mar 19, 2017
Rated: 1.75 by SebastianMandeville from New Jersey

Feb 21, 2017
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Reviewed by LeRose from Massachusetts

2.14/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Reviewed from notes. This is one of the worst beers I have ever had. It has no resemblance to a traditional lambic and can't be construed as "stretching" the style boundaries.

Looks are decent enough - a slightly reddish, golden color. Lively carbonation to the eye.

The aroma is a muddle of wheat bread, vague fruit notes, medicinal, a little yeasty. It is not fresh or inviting in the smell.

The taste falls far short of expectation. The base beer seemed off somehow, and the cranberry flavor seems artificial and medicinal. Some sweetness, some tart from the cranberry, but it is pretty much a muddle of indistinguishable and unremarkable flavors.

The feel - this looked pleasantly carbonated, but it is quite bloating and very harsh on the tongue. Some of the sting is cranberry, but it seems to be carbonated with very small bubbles that become uncomfortable.

Overall, this is a poor representation of a lambic and is generally a poorly constructed beer against what sounds like a good concept - good idea, bad execution?
Feb 13, 2017
Rated: 4 by Noelito76 from New York

Jan 25, 2017
Rated: 3.52 by 1mrbeer from Ohio

Dec 30, 2016
Rated: 1.66 by DavidST from Texas

Dec 19, 2016
Rated: 2.9 by Benjolovesbeer from Michigan

Dec 15, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

1.83/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75
Quite the abomination to what could be considered a lambic. Right up there with some super failed homebrew attempts at lambic.

Did you want a cranberry vodka? Because thats you get when you order a cranberry lambic. The aroma is wheat-esque.

Taste is nothing like a lambic. This is a bad beer by any standard, but damn if you didn't call it a lambic. They just dumped a bunch of cranberry juice into a wheat beer. Homebrew surprise all over this one. good for nothing. Acidic, I'd rather drink juice.
Oct 03, 2016
Rated: 1.33 by vienna_mantrap from Idaho

Sep 03, 2016
Rated: 2.78 by BigMike from Pennsylvania

Aug 03, 2016
Samuel Adams Cranberry Lambic from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 63 out of 100 with 1394 ratings