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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.


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
LadyBeerLover (70) - Benton, Arkansas, USA - DEC 19, 2002
hmmmmm, good but not my choice in beer

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crazyvin (1897) - New York, USA - DEC 18, 2002
nothing in this beer real jumps out to me as unique. Still id drink it over a bud

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
khayman70 (154) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - DEC 18, 2002
Love it!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crafter99 (10) - USA - DEC 17, 2002
I’m not a big fan of SA beers, but I must admit this is pretty good.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
uhorpheus (215) - houston, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2002
Decent brew. Almost has a nice malty flavor like an ale, but still a little too bitter. Avg. head, weak aroma, not quite worth it for the money.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
guzzler (76) - AE, GERMANY - DEC 16, 2002
Not bad but too hoppy for my taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UNCCTF (477) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 16, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2003 Wonderful! Not too bitter, not too sweet, and goes down remarkably easy. Good out of a bottle, and even better on tap.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
poolshark99 (10) - Garden CIty, New York, USA - DEC 16, 2002
Super smooth with a great presentation in a glass.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
elnadeau (786) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - DEC 15, 2002
Clear Amber color, foams up nicely and hangs in there. Good balance of sweet/bitter that finishes well. Sometimes this beer just hits the spot for me, especially after a bottle of something heavier. Reassuring that it’s so widely available when you need to order something decent in a place with limited choices - even better if they have it on tap.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 14, 2002
Pretty standard. Drinkable.


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