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RATINGS: 4362   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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerRenter76 (725) - Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Originally rated on 5/19/08. Ye ol ’bastan lagah’ A dark coppper- amber colored beer, with a thin head, A slightly sweet malty aroma, with the taste mirrioring the smell, decent mouthfeel, well balanced brew. An above average beer but nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
sevrior (12) - - MAR 14, 2016
Aroma: citrus(cherries or plum), woodsy honey Taste: caramel, dates, wet wood Body: rich medium Ibu: 12 Finish: dry, robust

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jasonbenali (123) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Pours amber with a white quickly fading head with light to medium carbonation. Aroma is pine, orange peel, grassy, lemon and caramel. Flavour is nicely balanced mix of sweetness and gentle bitterness, with a medium finish. Started with low expectations, but very pleasantly surprised. OK, I’d prefer a punchy pale ale, but this is really good flavoursome lager and slipped down a treat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Felsenbrau (42) - Middletown, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2016
12 oz bottle. Pours clear pale amber with minimal head and a little lacing. Aroma slightly sweet, slightly pears and vegetable soup. Taste of slightly bitter grapefruit and lemon, finished slightly bitter. Would buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3552) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2016
Aroma: slightly metallic, grain and cereal malts, light caramel. Appearance: clear gold, medium, creamy, off-white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: grain and bread malts, light bitters continue and intensify, fizzy carbonation. Overall: OK Lager, didn’t like the metallic flavours in the aroma. Can on board American Airlines, LHR-JFK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gorkogrlo (318) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle. Pours orange color with small-medium white head. Aroma of malts, maybe caramel and some citrus notes in traces. Flavor profile is more american than aroma. More hop character with some kind of malty and grainy body with some grass notes. Medium body. Sweet finish. Overall: good lager. Maybe I would like more malt and hop notes. But still it is good and well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (6319) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
33cl Bottle from Vonk. Abv is 4.8%, brewed at Shepherd Neame, UK. Clear light-amber colour, white head. Aroma is light floral, soft toffee notes, hint of brown bread. Flavour of caramel, floral hops, light grassy, hint of bread and nuts, floral hoppy finish. Light bodied. Nice enough, could well be an English Bitter though.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
weordie (782) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Pours clear copper with a thing white head. The aroma is a boring lager aroma. As for lagers though its quite nice, some light malt flavours and a hint of pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phfyysik (648) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 15, 2016
Pours slightly hazy dark golden with white thick head. Nose is fruity, some caramel, malts, raisin, honey. Mouth is following. even more honey comes up but otherwise quite fruity. After is malty and sweet. Very good lager!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MelvinKalksma (868) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2016

Malts, caramel, hops and fruit.

Clear golden/amber beer with a slight white head.

Starts medium sweet with malts and caramel; ends medium bitter with hops and fruit.

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