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RATINGS: 4299   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwillis (5) - Prescott, Arizona, USA - DEC 13, 2003 does not count
Nice for a lager. Good all around beer to get nice and toasty with on cold nights with a lot of friends. Not very skunky. has a good finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerman08 (17) - USA - DEC 11, 2003
Come on...this is like the all American beer, look at his outfit on the bottle, it screams PILGRAM! Whatever, if you don't like being patriotic, especially at this time in our countries history thats your thing, just make sure you don't mess with me. That is while I'm drinking SAMUEL ADAMS, cause its the shiznit, BITCH!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wildchefbill (245) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - DEC 10, 2003
Pours copper/gold with nice thick head. A hoppy nose. Not too sweet, a little nutty. Nice dry finish without severe bitterness. A lingering finish. A good mellow lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (6114) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 9, 2003
True amber beer with a respectable head and a hoppy nose. Rustic and slightly nutty & woodchippy, yet there's a tangy bite at the finish. Smooth. Good American amber beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
warrior (213) - Mt. Wolf, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2003
A good beer that I can usually find if only BMC are available. Has a nice caramel malt flavor with some hop bitterness and flavor. The caramel malt lingers in the finish a little longer than I would like it to. Over all a decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CJLack03 (1) - USA - DEC 9, 2003 does not count
Classic American beer, not for the casual party drinker. Great taste, great style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
vtcbeerboy (19) - USA - DEC 6, 2003
Good cheap beer. Great for relaxing. Fits perfectly with a hearty cheese burger.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dirtyc (173) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2003
Second of the Sam Adams that I have had, enjoyed this copper gold beer with a good taste

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
eraserhd10 (226) - new haven, Connecticut, USA - DEC 5, 2003
Copper-gold color with a pleasant, thick head. Fruity-tasting (cherries), metallic with apparant hops and some lingering sweetness. A bit of a metal/skunky aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeer (276) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2003
I was not impressed with this beer at all. With all the talk about it I thought it would be great but I guess I was wrong.

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