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RATINGS: 1249   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 122   ABV: 4.05%
It took 2 years of brewing, tasting and testing to come up with the final recipe for Sam Adams Light. We focused on brewing a flavorful, high quality beer with a light-bodied taste and fewer calories. Sam Adams Light is a unique beer, itís not a lighter version of our Boston Lager. Sam Adams Light is the only light beer that uses no adjuncts and a traditional brewing process to ensure a balance of flavor and light-bodied taste. No other domestic light beer uses only the four classic ingredients of beer: pure water, lager yeast, Noble hops and barley malt. The quality ingredients that make up Sam Adams Light include two-row malt and some of the most expensive hops in the world, Spalt Spalter Noble hops. At 128 calories, Sam Adams Light features a clean finish and no aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quick3Beers (942) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Pours an amber from a bottle, good clean malty aroma, maybe a little biscuity, nice clean flavor when cold, probably one of the better American lagers Iíve had, and a light one at that. Better than the Sam Adams Boston Lager. Good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Classic beer. Medium look and nice finish. This has a well balanced mix between the hops and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CousinBrenden (131) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 9, 2015
Poured dark orange to amber. Mild malts, mild to light mouthfeel. Some caramel very carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scoth (667) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Pours clear amber with a medium beige head, very fine lacing, excellent retention. Malty aroma; caramel, biscuit, hay. Light body, smooth, lively. Lightly sweet and nutty, light bitter finish with some nice earthy notes. Very drinkable and refreshing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
AdamChandler (4517) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 1, 2015
12oz bottle, stemware @ 55F - Dark amber, no head. nose is pretty nonexistent, maybe some burnt malts? Caramel, brown sugar, apple, pear, etc. but very little taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandon1989 (497) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Pours a amber color with a thick white head. The aroma is sweet caramel malts and some hops. The taste is similar. For the style itís a great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Obfuscate (472) - Minneapolis, - JAN 8, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2015 Hands down the greatest light beer I have ever tasted. I donít drink a lot of light beer but sometimes after the holiday gorge itís not a bad idea to substitute a 6 pack of these in the rotation here and there, I donít care what beer snobs say. Nice caramel, light hops, clean and refreshing. An American light beer that tastes good with no adjuncts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - JAN 6, 2015
Look: pours an amber color. White head. Very clear. Smell: lager malt smell. Sweet malts caramel. Bready biscuit. Taste: sweet caramel malt. Biscuit. Feel: very thin mouth feel. Medium carbonation. Overall: odd flavor just due to the age. First drank: home 1/6/15 Vintage: January 2013

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
High_in_NM (29) - Los Alamos NM, New Mexico, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Iíve gotta say, this ainít half bad at all. Tastes just like a watered down Boston Lager, but thatís a good thing too. Very nice alternative for a weekday brew when you just want to wet the whistle without getting all torn up for next morning.

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