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RATINGS: 1723   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Samuel Adams® Boston Ale was first brewed to celebrate the opening of our Boston Brewery. Like Samuel Adams Boston Lager®, it was an old family recipe that was rescued by Jim Koch from his father’s attic. Samuel Adams® Boston Ale, a Stock Ale, has a complex, caramel malt character balanced with distinct spicy and herbal hop notes. Our proprietary ale yeast imparts a variety of fruit and ester notes in both the nose and flavor which are indicative of the style. Stock Ale, one of the few classic beer styles to have originated in the United States, has a strong New England heritage. The style draws its name from the cool "stock cellars" in which it was aged. This technique imparted a smoothness and body which became the hallmark of this style. Keeping with the Stock Ale style, Samuel Adams® Boston Ale is fermented at cooler almost lager like temperatures and conditioned much longer than most ales. It also is Krausened and dry hopped.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ironicmedic (73) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Poured from bottle to glass. Slight white/tan head. Rust colored. Not really anything special to me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
foyle (322) - Wyoming, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass Appearance: pours a 1" off white head that falls slowly with abundant lacing. Color is a hazy amber with moderate streaming carbonation. Aroma: fairly mild aroma of caramel and toasted barley, a hint of hops as well Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied slick with a somewhat wet finish. Flavor: caramel is dominate along with biscuit, toasted bread crust, and a bitter earthy hops. Overall: very well done and enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DraftDodger (467) - - MAY 9, 2015
Copenhagen 9/5 2015. 35,5 cl bottle from Kvickly. Pours slightly hazy golden yellow with yellowish head. Quite persistent. I find the aroma a little sharp. Some sweetness as well with some caramel. Carbonation is soft. Flavour is malty sweet with notes of caramel and butterscotch. Only a light bitterness. Not what I expected from a beer from Samuel Adams but not bad at all.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marcius (276) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Appearance with golden color and nice head. Aroma not very strong but the hops is noticeable. On the palate, it is refresh and with a good buddy. Not bad!

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
shanir88 (2) - ISRAEL - MAY 1, 2015 does not count
I like the beer very much, good beer, nice taste and fine aroma. Good for all beer fans

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (831) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 26, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Pours an amber with a nice medium sized off-white head. Light aromas of caramel, toffee, floral hops and butterscotch. Fairly well-balanced..starts out sweet and finishes with a light bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10497) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 10, 2015
Klares bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit einer ordentlichen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht zitronig, hopfig, nussig malzig. Geschmack leicht hopfig, Citrus, Tannen, bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (1955) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Aroma of bready malt, caramel, butterscotch, perfumed notes. Flavour is moderate sweet with a light bitter finish. A bit too dull and malty to impress.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jflopsu (827) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Pours a rust orange with heavy white head. A sweet caramel and malt aroma. Taste starts sweet with caramel and light fruit, but gets bitter with hops, malts, and grains. A lingering dry grain taste.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CousinBrenden (125) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 9, 2015
Average brew no infections or oddness as this company does well at preservation and stock rotation. Other than that orange color medium carbonation average malts and hops.


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