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RATINGS: 4362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Samuel Adams Boston Lager® is the best example of the fundamental characteristics of a great beer, offering a full, rich flavor that is both balanced and complex. It is brewed using a decoction mash, a time consuming, traditional four vessel brewing process discarded by many contemporary brewers. This process brings forth a rich sweetness from the malt that makes it well worth the effort. Samuel Adams Boston Lager® also uses only the finest of ingredients including two row barley, as well as German Noble aroma hops. The exclusive use of two row barley not only imparts a full, smooth body but also gives the beer a wide spectrum of malt flavor ranging from slightly sweet to caramel to slightly roasted. The Noble hops varieties, Hallertau Mittelfruh and Tettnang Tettnanger, add a wide range of floral, piney and citrus notes, which are present from the aroma, through the flavor, to the lingering smooth finish. We take great pride in the Noble hops used in our beers. They are hand selected by Jim Koch and our other brewers from the world’s oldest hops growing area. Among the world’s most expensive, they cost twenty times as much as other hops.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
arn8897 (300) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2015 Pours a light amber color with a white head. Some hop aroma not much else. Flavors the same with some malty flavor. Nothing special but not bad. Nice solid lager. Very light palate. Little lacing in the glass.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gubihumle (540) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2015
Flaske. Farven er mørk ravgylden og skumkronen er høj og hvid. Aromaen er blomster og citrusfrugt, og smagen er sødlig, karamel og ristet malt

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Spiceboy (10) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Good rendition of a Lager Beer made in USA. Have had in both bottle & draft, although draft always beats bottle:)lol

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
commonshawn (1024) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 12, 2015
12oz bottle. Light clear amber with medium white head. Light mslt and grain aroma. Medium body. Watered down malt flavor. Average.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sirmixsomewhat (196) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Boston Lager is one of my least favorite Sam Adams brews, and I’m not sure if it’s because I know how much variety they have elsewhere or if I just don’t like it that much, but it’s one I typically pass up on a menu unless there’s nothing else worth drinking.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5750) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - DEC 8, 2015
Orange pour with white head and lace. Aroma is light malt and floral hops. No oxidation. Flavor is semi sweet malt with a medium floral hop. Ok bitter finish. Medium body but a bit fizzy. Norwegian Star

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fkoolen (924) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2015
Can at the Heart Attack Grill, Las Vegas. Light amber colour, creamy offwhite head. Caramel malty nose and taste, mildly sweet, slightly roasted, very light bitterness. Medium body, low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godfather50 (180) - SCOTLAND - NOV 30, 2015
Sharzie from Rory. This was a surprise. Mellow malty complex with lovely noble hops coming through the finish. A distinctive beer style that I’ve not tasted before.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rex_Remes (107) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - NOV 22, 2015
(12oz bottle, North Carolina) appearance: medium Amber (reddish brown), simple head that dissociates pretty quick, some lacing. Nose: warm, malty, grain, touch of herbs and citrus/orange. Taste: front end is simple malt/beer flavor, followed by some body, fermented corn/grain, fare amount of acidity. Palate: bitter follow thru with hops remaining on the inside of cheeks, oily/clingy, tartness. Overall: relatively flavorful and complicated lager with good body and bitterness. A solid beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dopplaganger (9) - - NOV 20, 2015 does not count
I’m getting drunk on a plane. Seven hundred pennies seems a lot to pay for this beer.


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