Samuel Adams Pale Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Pale AleSamuel Adams Pale Ale

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-07-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

When i poured it into my pint glass, it has a 1 finger length white foamy and fizzy head to it, on top of a golden color body. The smell is of malts and a little biscuit. The beer has a nice crisp taste to it. It is a very smooth ale, which has a nice mouth feel, and is very drinkable. I really like this one, it is very refreshing after a long day at work.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly cloudy gold with a thick, two-finger head that slowly receeds and leaves some lacing. A hoppy smell is prevelant but there is a good, somewhat sweet malt smell in the background. Smooth and fluffy, well-carbonated medium-bodied beer with a pronounced citric and rustic hoppiness and some sweet malts like caramel or honey in the background; finishes smooth with a slightly dry backbite. One of the better Pale Ales I have had.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Pale Ale from Sam Adams poured a clear straw color with a good two finger foam head and some good retention. It left some good lacing and encircled the glass.

The aroma was pleasant. The two hops listed on the bottle Fuggles and East Kent Golding gave it a grapefruit smell along with a mix of malt. The taste was crisp and smooth and the maltiness stayed quite a while after. The malt and hop brightness played together well. I found this to be a great session beer and would buy again.

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Samuel Adams Pale Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.48 out of 5 based on 911 ratings.
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