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Samuel Adams Porch Rocker | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

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Added by TMoney2591 on 05-19-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,664
Reviews:
250
Ratings:
1,611
pDev:
18.18%
Bros Score:
3.51
 
 
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30
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4.48/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A good balance of tart and smooth. Citrus up front that is carried through with a grainy backbone.

Taste Rating in Words: The plot of a well balanced one tone movie, The story is pretty straight forward and doesn't sidetrack much.

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Photo of Justinn13
4.47/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Absolutely one of the best beers I have ever had by Sam Adams. Can definitely drink this all day every day. Taste is outstanding and the aroma is overall exceptional. Perfect for a hot summer day sitting on your porch...just as the name suggests. Overall a perfect beer. Top notch panty dropper

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4.46/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is probably my favorite summer beer. Tart and refreshing with lemon but the lemon flavor is not overpowering. A perfect beer after some yard work or working outside.

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4.46/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Now I know this isn't the most prestigious beer in the world but it definitely deserves a try and more!
Just so you know what to expect, it tastes of beer and lemons/lemonade. The lemon/lemonade factor comes in very strong, it almost tastes as if it's half lemonade half beer. It's definitely a summer beer and it's definitely what I'll be drinking again once summer comes back around. Definitely try it, there's nothing better to taste after a long hot day, TRUST ME! It's one of the best beers I've ever tasted and I've tasted many micro brews.

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4.44/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Purchased as part of the mixed 12 pack. Brewed with "Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend". Hopped with Tettnang Tettnanger. Fermented with a lager strain, then mixed with lemonade.
6 SRM, 4.5% ABV, 8 IBU's, 161 kcal/12oz

Pours out to a brilliant medium golden, forming a tall whipped white head with superior retention and beautiful lacing, no part in thanks to it's brisk carbonation, ~3.25 carbs or so. The nose is forward with lemon, with some zest component. Cleanly fermented, no off-aromas. The taste is great...the lemonade opens, but then is followed by grainy malt, which is nicely balanced and adds a complexity that makes the beer more than just a lemon-flavored beer. The hops are very mild. Mouthfeel is crisp and refreshing with a light body, but it's not too watery. In addition to the mild hop bitterness, there is a pleasant lemon peel bitterness to it as well which lingers in the aftertaste.

I'm really digging this one. and am pleasantly surprised. It's tough to pull off a beer like this that isn't one dimensional and unbalanced. I would definitely buy it again. A perfect beach beer, and because of the lower alcohol, something that won't ruin your day as you enjoy it.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite beers.

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Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.3 out of 5 with 1,611 ratings
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