Belgian Session | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Belgian SessionBelgian Session
1,218 Ratings
Belgian SessionBelgian Session

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.25%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Jason on 01-09-2012

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Bottle: Poured a yellow color ale with a large pure white foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of sweet Belgian style malt with some zesty and dry hops notes. Taste is also dominated by lightly sweet Belgian-style malt with some dry and zesty hops notes. Body is light with good carbonation. Easy drinking Belgian ale with a little hops twist.

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12 oz bottle poured into tulip glass.

A - Clear light copper/bronze, half a finger of white head.

S - Typical belgian notes in the nose, banana, clove, yeast.

T - Taste is very similar to a hefeweizen. Clove dominates, followed by banana, yeast, and sweet bready malt.

M - Very thin and watery, low-to-moderate carbonation. It's definitely sessionable, but too thin and flat for my liking.

O - A decent beer from Sam Adams. The fruity belgian notes are interesting, but the mouthfeel just doesn't do it for me. It is a session beer, so I do give them credit for that.

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Belgian Session from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.34 out of 5 with 1,218 ratings
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