Samuel Adams New Albion Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams New Albion AleSamuel Adams New Albion Ale
625 Ratings
Samuel Adams New Albion AleSamuel Adams New Albion Ale

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by auxiliary on 07-23-2007

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Ratings: 625 |  Reviews: 178
Photo of mikeg67
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours golden with short-lived, foamy white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of grassy hops, citrus fruit and pale malt. Body is full and crisp. Taste is biscuit malt, grassy hops and some citrus fruit. Finish is long and dry. Nice, easy drinking, session brew.

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Photo of Fluffypuff11
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Metalaero
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Mattybz28
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Kunstman
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of JJOVa
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of juicebox
4/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Mattyb79
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of JMad
3.77/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light yellow color with a rocky white head. The nose is light pine and lemon with some metallic grain. It tastes bitter and lemony up front followed by a slight grainy sweetness. The beer is light bodied with a perfect amount of carbonation and a dry finish. I thought this beer was pretty good, I could drink a lot of these but probably wouldnt seek it out.

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Photo of jjd315
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Tracker83
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.36/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Yellow/tan and clear, not a lot of head and lacing.

Aroma is a little floral, has some yeast components and some grassiness/graininess.

Flavor follows the aroma. Kinda plain and simple, a good grainy base with some bready malts and a little hoppiness.

Body is very light and easy drinking.

It's not bad but not super exciting either. As a historical beer, it's interesting to try. Honestly I don't think it belongs as an APA, it's closer to blonde ale if anything.

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Photo of pknyc
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.68/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - A very clear bright yellow, great carbonation giving me a 1/2 inch that settles to a thick lace ring.
S - Smell is slightly flowery with some lager yeast and pale malts.
T - Not bad it's very balanced for 6%. Taste of mild yeasts, some hops, and bready malts. Not great just good.
M - Light to medium quite easy to drink.
Overall a pale ale with a lager aspect. Makes it a fairly good beer but not great.

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Photo of kleinhanscs
4/5  rDev +19%

Photo of dmorgan310
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of Herky21
4/5  rDev +19%

Photo of M1k3y
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of sparrowed
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of j-rod18
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of nzerbe
3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of BJasny
4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

Photo of raycoll
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Howlader
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Samuel Adams New Albion Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 625 ratings
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