Samuel Adams Porch Rocker
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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From:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #416
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
76
Ranked #29,436
Avg:
3.32 | pDev: 18.07%
Reviews:
306
Ratings:
1,486
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 18, 2022
Added:
May 19, 2012
Wants:
  34
Gots:
  439
SCORE
76
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Rated: 3.4 by Walnut from Missouri

Sep 18, 2022
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Reviewed by IvoryBilledWoodpecker from Florida

3.8/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Very clear golden, very small head gone entirely and very quickly, zero lacing. Lemon present on the nose but its not great. Taste is fine, a little lemony, a little malty. Finish is fine as is the feel, quite low carbonation could be a minus for some but I don’t care. Would drink again if offered.
Sep 03, 2022
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Rated by Mankowski from Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
The Porch Rocker is a great refreshing summer beer with lemon flavor.
Aug 25, 2022
 
Rated: 3.29 by Spade from Pennsylvania

Aug 22, 2022
 
Rated: 3.88 by vincechan from Canada (ON)

Aug 22, 2022
 
Rated: 3.63 by Jjmj51 from Rhode Island

Aug 15, 2022
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Rated by WYeates from North Carolina

4.49/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Wheat color, lemon wheat aroma. Crisp lemon taste, with a strong flavor. Clean finish, a unique, pleasant, and refreshing beer.
Aug 10, 2022
 
Rated: 3.5 by LAM01833 from Massachusetts

Aug 01, 2022
 
Rated: 2.89 by Scotchboy from Idaho

Jul 25, 2022
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Reviewed by nickb2000

3.96/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Nucleated Pilsner
Look: clear dark-Yellow in color pouring a thin cap for a head which dissipated into
Smell: Floral, strong lemon zest, lemon juice, toasted cereal grains, hint of yeast
Taste: sweetened Lemon juice comes first followed by a light yeast note. Finishes with sweet toasted bread with a hint of nuttiness to it
Feel: Moderate carbonation. Light mouth feel, and a slightly crisp finish
Jul 20, 2022
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Reviewed by chum_husk from Minnesota

1.93/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5
12oz bottle

Some sweetness I wasn't expecting, like powdered sugar. The smell is lemon juice concentrate and sugar. Tastes like old lemonade... Very unappealing drink. Stinks on ice
Jun 28, 2022
 
Rated: 3.36 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Jun 06, 2022
 
Rated: 4.1 by VILJ from Florida

May 29, 2022
 
Rated: 4.04 by mattjp03 from Alabama

May 11, 2022
 
Rated: 3.38 by alexvhrk from Wisconsin

May 10, 2022
 
Rated: 3.18 by Beer_Goblin from New York

May 05, 2022
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Reviewed by KingJay25

3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Like a Mike's Hard Lemonade without the heartburn. Like a girl you settle for because there's nothing else around. A solid middle of the road, right on the fence, won't excite nor offend anyone, alcoholic beverage.
Apr 29, 2022
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Reviewed by GABronco

4.03/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I'm working my way through the Sam Adams Summer Squeeze pack. The Porch Rocker is the first one I'd buy again (still have the Beach Session IPA, but I'm looking forward to it). It's a dark yellow, mostly clear appearance. It only poured a thin head, that didn't stick around long. Aroma is a little lemon and a little bready/yeasty. The flavor of this one is really good, though--a nice, hoppy lager with just the right amount of lemon. Really tasty summer beer.
Apr 17, 2022
 
Rated: 3.3 by Spencer96 from Ohio

Feb 16, 2022
 
Rated: 3.77 by Wilkolaczek94 from Connecticut

Oct 31, 2021
 
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Rated by karsten61

3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Faint grapefruit aroma. Pretty low carbonation. Inoffensive grapefruit taste.
Oct 05, 2021
 
Rated: 3.38 by Bigmoist from West Virginia

Sep 25, 2021
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Rated by TheBelgianAler524

4.25/5  rDev +28%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Enjoy it. Favorite Sam Adams.
Sep 05, 2021
 
Rated: 3 by mpenske from California

Aug 30, 2021
 
Rated: 3.88 by CanadianGinge from Texas

Aug 23, 2021
 
Rated: 2.09 by MDDMD from Pennsylvania

Aug 08, 2021
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Reviewed by Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Part of a variety 24-pack Costco $27.99
3 months before month date on can
Smell of citrus, lemon, oranges
Clear golden color
Light-medium mouthfeel
Medium-high carbonation
Tastes of citrus, lemon, oranges
Overall a refreshing beer made for summer.
Aug 07, 2021
 
 
Rated: 3.34 by reebtaerG from Maryland

Jul 22, 2021
 
Rated: 3 by Marvicsin from California

Jul 17, 2021
 
Rated: 3.65 by chrishiker1409 from New York

Jul 11, 2021
 
Rated: 3.89 by Hazey92 from New York

Jul 07, 2021
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Rated by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

3.34/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Tasted in a Spiegelau lager glass from a 12 fl oz bottle on June 19, 2021.
Jun 30, 2021
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Reviewed by Zopiac from Michigan

2.9/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Can't shake the feeling that it tastes like the glass was cleaned with lemon scented soap and not rinsed properly. Doesn't seem fresh enough to be a refreshing lemon beverage or 'beery' enough to be beer.

Revisit: Like a lemon soda heavily diluted with soda water, with a bit of ethanol.
Jun 30, 2021
 
Rated: 2.83 by ravger from Illinois

Jun 28, 2021
 
Rated: 3.59 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Jun 27, 2021
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Reviewed by ZenAgnostic from Texas

4.29/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
12oz bottle poured into pint glass. OCT 2021 printed on glass of neck.

Appearance - Pours thin white head with weak patchy lacing and no stick. Clear gold body. A little plain and boring. 3

Smell - Thin, almost no smell at all. A swirl gives some faint citrusy notes. Not a bad smell by any means, but it loses points for just being so faint. 3.25

Taste - Delicious. Refreshing. The citrus fruitiness almost came across as grapefruit at first due to the slight sweetness, but it's just lemon-lime. Which actually makes it finish cleaner and more refreshing than grapefruit would. 4.75

Mouthfeel - Light and refreshing. 4.75

Overall - Extremely sessionable. This one might actually be better straight from the bottle, so I'l have to try that. 4.75
Jun 19, 2021
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Reviewed by Jeez from Massachusetts

3.48/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
This is one of those beers that isn't much like a beer at all. It certainly has the appearance of one, pouring a clear yellow with a medium head. The typical lager look. Its smell is probably its weak point. The lemon is there, but we also have an industrial quality. Like the beer has been sitting in the vat for more than the recommended amount of time. It tastes purely like lemonade with a slight touch of toasted malt. It feels a bit thin, but also tingles the tongue to make up for the plain feel. I can totally picture myself sitting on a porch on a summer's day at a gathering I don't really want to be at. I would say this a solid sidegrade of Mike's hard lemonade. However, unlike Mike's Hard, you can actually review it on BeerAdvocate.
Jun 12, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by Azpittil57 from Arizona

Jun 05, 2021
Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 76 out of 100 with 1792 ratings