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

Samuel Adams Porch RockerSamuel Adams Porch Rocker
BA SCORE
23.8%
Liked This Beer
3.3 w/ 1,606 Ratings
Samuel Adams Porch RockerSamuel Adams Porch Rocker
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 05-19-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,417
Reviews:
249
Ratings:
1,606
Liked:
383
Avg:
3.3/5
pDev:
18.18%
Alströms:
3.51
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
387
Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Brad007
3.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright yellow with a one-finger head into my glass. Carbonation level looks good.

Sweet malt with a touch of lemon essence in the nose. The difference here is that the lemon isn't supposed to overpower the base beer.

Clean, crisp and "lemony". Actually, more lemon meringue than Mikes. It compliments the grainy texture of the malt. Otherwise, nothing much else of note.

Lingering lemon and grain. Very faint.

I like it. Can't say that I'd rate it very high but if you must sample this style, go with this over the Saranac example. Of course, I'm expecting the Shock Top example to fall flat. Radler, Shandy, call it what you want.

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Photo of Mullinger1980
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of hosehead83
3.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Pale yellow in color, with a decent two-inch head of airy foam.
Aroma-lemon custard, faint honey
Taste-Lemon zest/honey, very light-bodied. Becomes a bit cloying upon warming. Best served well-chilled. Very shandy-like. Not great by any means but kudos to S.A. for putting different style out there.

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Photo of rcatalano
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of TMoney2591
3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a Chicago Bears shaker pint glass.

Surprised to get this when I did today, and I'm a bit skeptical about it, despite my love of radlers (damn you, time in Germany!). Givin' it the ol' college try: It pours a clear pale straw topped by a finger or so of short-lived fizzy white foam. The nose comprises lemon peel, light cardamom, and what may or may not be cracked wheat. The taste leads off with a stark and somewhat artificial lemon flavor, followed quickly by a somewhat wheaty apparition that intertwines with the lemon for the duration, the two toning each other down a bit whilst working their conjoined way down the gullet. It's not necessarily bad, but not something that stands out as being particularly tasty, either. The body is fairly light, with a light moderate carbonation (bordering on fizzier) and a slightly watery feel. Overall, an okay neo-radler at best, something I wouldn't purposefully reach for again, but also something I wouldn't really spurn if offered to me in passing.

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Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 23.8% out of 100 with 1,606 ratings
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