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RATINGS: 1707   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
marv3mania (185) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Bottle poured into tumbler. Appearance is a clear copper with a minimal off-white head. Aroma is a lot of malt with a little caramel and sweet fruit. Taste is similar, but it’s a tad yeasty rather than fruity. Good feel. Overall, it’s not great, but not bad either.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ironicmedic (70) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jflopsu (719) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
foyle (290) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (197) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2015
This is a staple. This is a great way to celebrate good beer in their prime. Good aroma and a very nice appearance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leini (1100) - SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2015
355ml bottle. Hazy amber body with a low head. Caramel, earthy notes, grass, fudge. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Milter (234) - Nyborg, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2015
Spændende øl, men ikke oppe i de høje skyer. Dejlig smag, med god karakter.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jake_F (3) - - FEB 3, 2015 does not count
Samuels Adams Boston ale is steady and deliver! Always in the fridge when I'm in the US. Tasty ale but not that much yeast which my tracker companion appreciates. �� ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jabersquawk (10) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Starts alright, but finish is disappointing. Not much mouthfeel or character ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1566) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 7, 2015
On tap at O’Charleys in Augusta, visiting Danielle. Reddish amber pour. Sweet malts, some dark fruit. Some earth. Not actually too bad for style. 12.8

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spacecube (1124) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2015
355ml bottle, pours clear amber, aroma toasted caramel biscuit, dried dark fruit esters, light floral hop notes with a gentle bitterness at the finish. Body is light, texture slick, medium sweet with light bitterness. Carbonation is soft.


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