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RATINGS: 4267   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (4853) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2015
(bottle) hazy amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of caramel, pears and honeymelon, with a light hint of lemon dishwashing liquid, chlorine, lots of floral hops and raisins. flavour is mostly the same, caramel and floral hops, slightly oaky, with some more floral hops, faint notes of honeymelon and a light-bitter treebark finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Savage_Night (244) - California, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Pours a light brown/orange with a fluffy white head. Head retention is great. AROMA: malty, lightly hopped, caramel, grass bitterness and lightly spice. TASTE: malty, light hop bitterness, caramel, spice, grass bitterness, herbs, faint herbs, hay and leaves. AFTER TASTE: spice, grassy, malty and caramel with and oily crisp dry finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Carlowxxx (134) - Carlow, IRELAND - AUG 15, 2015
Bottled (4,8%). Dark orange colour with beige mediumsized head malty aroma. Malty flavour. Long hoppish aftertaste. Balanced, but not too exciting. it like bad best bitter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beergaard (242) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
Quite crisp and refreshing pilsner character. Other than that nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (1303) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 11, 2015
355ml bottle bought at a random Turkish supermarket and drunk in Turkey. BB 10/2015. orange light hazy color, small white head. smell of pines, light malty sweetness, light citric notes & some herbs. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. taste of pines, tobacco, malty sweetness, light cardboard, some citric notes, a bit dusty. finishes with citric notes and some pines. decent, does not taste very fresh though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (271) - - AUG 9, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours golden with white head that remains. Aroma of hops. Taste of malt and hops with some bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cityzen (111) - FRANCE - AUG 4, 2015
Un goût de biscuit et de réglisse pour cette bière ambrée plus légère que la moyenne du type. Une meilleure surprise que l’attendu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (869) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 2, 2015
Shepherd Neame version on tap at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom (JDW). Pours clear amber with a white head. Aroma of malt and biscuit. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ivardo (43) - NORWAY - JUL 30, 2015
"Converting" from old excel scoresheet. So there is no comments on this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
meireteixeira (170) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JUL 28, 2015
Cor alaranjada, brilhante. Espuma boa e de média persistência. Aroma maltado expulsado, trazendo um excelente equilíbrio. No paladar notas de pão, biscoito, caramelo, doce de laranja e fruta cítricas. Corpo leve. Alta drinkability.

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