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RATINGS: 4375   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (655) - PORTUGAL - MAY 18, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 7A, adapted). Bottle 33 cl - Batch unknown. AROMA: predominant malty toasty aroma with some biscuit and toffee. very faint floral hop aroma. clean lager profile. APPEARANCE: dark gold color and cristal clear. moderate off-white head with average retention. TASTE: toasty malt flavor predominant with slight toffee notes. medium bitterness with a dry and bitter finish. clean lager profile. PALATE: medium-low body with medium carbonation. slight creaminess. OVERALL: a very good amber lager that resembles a vienna lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Flanfl (620) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - MAY 16, 2016
Clear amber body. Small white head. Light hoppy aroma, some caramel. Flavours of caramel and hops. Medium slighltly bitter crips caramely finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MetalMurphy (452) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 16, 2016
bottle @ supermarket (denmark) amberish colour, medium body, normal carbonated, hoppy, bit fruity

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tokyo9 (250) - GERMANY - MAY 15, 2016
Grapefruit and soy sauce in aroma

A good IPA

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sircatis (107) - FRANCE - MAY 14, 2016
Découverte dans la Saveur Box. Pas d’arômes, pas de subtilité. Bière très amère. Pas fan du tout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
labeerinthum (542) - Milano, ITALY - MAY 6, 2016
Bottiglia. Il gusto al naso è decisamente di luppolo, già dalla bottiglia appena aperta, e quasi si beve col naso. L’intensità olfattiva è molto elevata e la persistenza olfattiva è pregevole. Il cappello di schiuma a bollicine medie ha una discreta resistenza ed è persistente. Il liquido appare limpido. Le bollicine sono poche e fini, con carbonazione praticamente piatta. Il colore è ambrato. Il corpo è strutturato. L’amaro è deciso. L’intensità gustativa è elevata e la persistenza gustativa è buona. Il gusto è piacevole. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono luppolate per una "buona birra". Il finale è felpato, amarognolo, lungo e complesso. Il retrogusto è intenso. In bocca l’aroma ha sentori di luppoloso, miele, cereali, frutta secca, arrostito, fiori, etilico e caldo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lokis333 (394) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - MAY 5, 2016
Clear lighter amber/dark honey color with medium/ thick-ish slight off white foam. Aromas are very much of traditional european hops, sweet, light, grassy, floral, honey and fresh. Palate, medium body with smooth texture leaving hop tea finish. Sweet is definatly on the sweet side, but from hops. Very much reminds of german bitering hops used to make tea. Other than that it is quite fresh, floral and grassy. Overall, nice, strange to see american beer with very so european taste to it. Easy going, sweet and full. Quite enjoyable although did expect more sweet caramel and light malt flavours.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tekstr1der (372) - New Hampshire, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Pours clear amber with fast-faded clingy white top that settles to a ring. Aroma is of a spicy hop yielding to sweet bready malt. Flavor is much the same as the nose. While I’m not a hug fan of the hop load, it is excellently balance and appropriate for the style. Finishes a bit dry and slightly bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Echon (367) - Århus, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2016
Amber medium-bodied lager, with a light grassy hop aroma. Good malty and lightly hoppy flavour, with light sweetness and medium bitterness. Tasty bitter hop finish. Overall, a surprisingly good lager, tending towards bitterness but still balanced. The aroma is not too exciting, however.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ebone1988 (1372) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2016
Aroma is corn, sweet malt, metallic, simply put, it smells like a lager. Appearance is amber, light light beige head, clear. Taste is corn, metallic, sweet, lots of flavor but still a lager. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, crisp light carbonation, metallic corn aftertaste. Overall, this is about what I expected from it.

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