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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DennisKirk (109) - DENMARK - MAY 8, 2014
Flaske købt i Kvickly, 0,33 liter, smager godt, dufter godt og ser godt ud i glasset, ikke super god, men kan sagtens drikkes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mfp13jr (142) - Glenville, New York, USA - MAY 7, 2014
On tap... pours a Crystal clear copper with reddish hue. Aroma is balanced malt and hops. Finger of tight white head. Flavor is very balanced with just a tad more hops. Malty and bitter at the same time.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (352) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle. Amber. Bread, caramel malt aroma. The taste follows suit. Smooth palate, medium body. Nice lager. Hits the spot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
InPivoVeritas (231) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber with small white head. Aroma is malty with bready and light caramel notes. Light green apple note. Taste is a bit sweet with nice bitter finish. Herbal and light metallic hop character. Body is medium-low, a bit watery. Medium carbo. Nice, balanced beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bartjeking (17) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Very nice lager, clear appearance and good head. In comparison to other lagers it tasted fresh and light bitter. Good beer for a hot summer day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
borre_m (220) - NORWAY - MAY 4, 2014
Pours clear copper with a very slightly tanned head. Aroma of malts. Taste is malty some roasted. Very slightly hopped.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlimHabib (114) - California, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle pour. Good head with nice lacing. Golden amber color. Nice malty aroma with a hint of caramel. Medium body with a light bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (352) - CROATIA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle, pours golden with a an egg shell colored head, malt taste with a hint of caramel and slight bitter finish, okay beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tricker (271) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 30, 2014
Bière ambrée de 4.8 % d’alcool. Elle possède un odorat âcre et commercial. Elle possède un col mousseux et un goût âcre. Elle est légèrement épicée et possède une légère amertume. Elle possède aussi un goût de café. Excellente !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mjmoen (37) - - APR 30, 2014
I thought it used to tasted better, maybe it’s because it’s too close to the ’best before’ date. I’ll rate again with a fresher beer some day.

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