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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.


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JHeath99 (900) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours light amber with a slight layer off white head. Aroma of roasted malts and slight floral hops. Taste of cheap malts and hops.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rayaron (92) - ISRAEL - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle 330ml. Clear light golden-copper with small white head. Sweetish fruity aroma, syrup, notes of honey. The flavor is as the nose, light hoppy bitterness, a bit sour. Dry and clean. Light carbonation. Light body. Sweetish bitter aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
e42180 (1) - - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Great complex, yet drinkable beer with a really nice aroma. And you can find it anywhere.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
azzie (124) - - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle. Dark yellow to orange color. Medium body, medium carbonation. Medium bitterness. Didn’t like it.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
HammerTroll (410) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 15, 2014
Clear golden color, minimal white head. Hoppy amber lager. Not bad, is a little fruity. Thin body, average carbonation.
(Za Popen’t 0,33l bottle)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
veceo (415) - CROATIA - AUG 15, 2014
Clear deep amber color, thin white head. Medium body, average carbonation. Aroma of yeast, malt and hops. Medium sweet taste, light bitterness. Nothing special.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (2776) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle at Viking Line Mariella between Stockholm and Helsinki. Originally rated 23092011. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Grain, sweetness, hops and malts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Senap (343) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2014
Numera en klassisk öl. I lagerklassen är detta en trevlig och förhållandevis smakrik upplevelse.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
amishcrusade (3) - Kent, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2014 does not count
Not perfect, but pretty damn good. Sits very well in my stomach and leaves my stomach feeling warm and tingly. Has a great caramel aftertaste.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kgulusoy (3) - TURKEY - AUG 12, 2014 does not count
Bottle 355 ml. Dark gold color.Hoppy taste and very nice flavor. All malts and more sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
happyhoppy (5) - FRANCE - AUG 11, 2014 does not count
33cl bottle from Saveur-biere.com A glowing amber robe with a frothy white head. On the nose, a good dose of malts, mild caramel and citrus hops. A slight touch of herbs followed by icing sugar. On the mouth, initial sweetness coming from the malt with hints of caramel and toffee followed by a mild spicy flavour(cloves) with light bitterness. The finish is a short, crisp, bitter and dry. With an after taste of caramel.


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