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

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1,601 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
1,601
Reviews:
248
Avg:
3.31
pDev:
18.13%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
381
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,601 |  Reviews: 248
Photo of connecticutpoet
3.43/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boston_Steve
3.18/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dbossman
3.55/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Gold and bubbly with a very quickly dissipating head and no lacing

S: Lemon and lime are strong--especially citrus rind; subtle kaffir lime and lemon grass and mint and jalapeno hang around too; there is some grainy bready malts but a whole lot of citrus and stuff

T: Well, it is what is as: a light bodied slightly malty and grainy, crisp lager and lemonade and limeade mixed together--almost reminiscent of what you might get if you throw a dash of sprite in a good lager

F: Pretty light bodied and bubbly-quite bubbly but surprisingly sticky in the finish

O: This is a refreshing crisp lager; I'm not usually a radler fan but this pretty refreshing; not amazing but refreshing enough

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Photo of captainkrad
3.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice summer boat beer on a hot July day.

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Photo of KLHBB
2.65/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I didn't like this. It smelled like dill and tasted like soap. Everything else in the Samuel Adams variety pack is much better! I appreciate different styles and experimentation but this isn't for me.

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Photo of JohnTurano
2.97/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Demi
2.65/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.31/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stableatbest
3.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TeachChefs
2.83/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

First sips were okay, interesting even.
2nd half of the can was a slow race to empty it and get the the next of a different type

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Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.64/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerma
2.49/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Not very good! Too sweet will not get again!

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Photo of kguyty
2.9/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beer_Johnston
3.4/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Very very very sweet beer

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Photo of Zstets
4.15/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Just damn yummy
Almost soda like except much less sweet
But i love soda

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Photo of OBeerdon
4.39/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great Summer beer. Lemon zest is strong but not over powering. Goes down smooth and doesn't leave a weird after taste like lots of lemon beers do.

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Photo of hoosier222002
3.31/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kinggimp
3.03/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of redliner8
3.7/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kon_Doc-08
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of user785335
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cowboy1962
3.77/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Look: Golden with slight orange tint.
Smell: Not much as far as beer goes, but very citrus/lemon smell.
Taste: Like lemonade and beer mixed together, which is probably what the brewer was aiming for.
Overall: This beer is so different than the beer I usually drink but I actually like it. I wouldn't want to drink this all the time but if I was sitting on my front porch in the shade after mowing my yard I think I would love this.

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Photo of doremite
3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Shluffy
3.86/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a really tasty beer

-Crisp, clear golden lager appearance
-Not a lot in the way of aroma, a bit of lemon and bready malt
-Tastes great. Excellent integration of the lemon flavor with the base beer. I don't know if the base beer here is their standard helles, but if it is, I want some
-As full bodied as you could hope for a beer of this style. It is a bit sticky, but that is to be expected to a degree

Overall: Maybe a bit too sweet, but overall I can't complain too much. Tasty, tasty stuff

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Photo of Moose88
3.51/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Adams Porch Rocker from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.31 out of 5 based on 1,601 ratings.
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