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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Drinking_77 (34) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - JUN 17, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2014 Review: Bottle of Samuel Adams Lager 4.90%ABV I was eager to try Samuel Adams, a beer that has a good reputation, an American craft beer classic. Comes in a lovely looking bottle, so lets have a look at what this Boston beer is all about. The appearance is great. It pours a nice dark golden colour with a good sized frothy head that hangs around a while leaving decent lacing. It has the look of a real beer, cant wait to drink it while standing back and admiring the froth. I got a faint smell of malts and a bit of floral hops. The smell was pleasant and not overbearing. The Samuel Adams taste had a variety of strong flavours from the hops and malt which were well balanced, all tingling away at my taste buds. Caramel was one taste that stood out. The finish is strong with a long lasting heavy aftertaste. Overall a nice solid beer. and a great delicious taste. Samuel Adams is a beer that you will remember.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
moderrnlifeiswar (53) - Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2014
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrFecesious (959) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
355mL bottle. Pours clear gold with a large frothy white cap. Aroma of caramel, spices, straw. Taste is sweet, and a touch bitter. Clean mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
croccroc (16) - TURKEY - JUN 15, 2014
355 ml bottle.Now Its in Turkey, thanks for the efforts of Efes Brewery. Dark yellow colour like copper and fuzzy white head. Great caramel smell on nose with strong and intensive malty taste. Better to drink with fresh fruits or salty snacks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tayeth (225) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
Bernsteinfarben, leicht säuerlicher, erfrischende Geruch. Malzig. Im Geschmack sehr ausgewogen, eindeutige kräutrig-fruchtige Hopfennote, Gras, Zitrus. Bittere erst im Nachtrunk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gueuze (357) - - JUN 13, 2014
Tiefes Gold. Geruch bitter, leicht malzig. Im Geschmack dann fruchtig. Recht bitter. Leichte Abzüge für die Fruchtnoten...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
rweingarten (46) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Amber in color, caramel on the nose, some hoppiness in taste. Decent Sam in the bottle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MissPxx (373) - - JUN 11, 2014
Fruity hoppy so a and an extremely hoppy taste. Clear dark amber and quite fizzy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickFifty (305) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2014
Amber color, white head. Malty and fruity nose, caramel, bread, hints of citrus and resin. Sweet malty taste, moderate to light bitterness. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1301) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 10, 2014
draft that poured a reddish copper color with eggshell white head. decent lacing on the glass. sometimes you just cant always get the proper glassware. the aroma was medium malt base and some hops. nothing offensive at all. the flavor is just so for me I know this is a great representation of the style but leaves me wanting more. a little caramel in the flavor along with the mildness of the hops. decent beer.

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