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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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2012
amber color, aroma of pine earth hops, caramel malt, flavor is caramel, pine, clean and crisp. highly drinkable and easy to find


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (115) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2014
Smakelijk donker blond bier met goed afdronk. Smaak heeft iets van caramel. Gedronken op luchtmacht basis Rammstein.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
readsome (4) - - APR 20, 2014 does not count
The perfect standard beer. Nice appearance, good flavor, pretty much the beer to judge all others by.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ironicmedic (48) - New Jersey, USA - APR 20, 2014
Drank from bottle. Nice crisp lager with a pale head. Amber color. Had it before but never rated it. Is a easy go to lager when out at a place with limited beer option.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hermes (1) - Blanes, SPAIN - APR 20, 2014 does not count
Cervesa de facil beure amb un aspecte visual clar retencio de espuma petsisten, aroma citric marcat pels llupols alemanys, en boca es presente amb un pas agradable de cos mig baix. En definitiva producte mes que aceptable per dies calurosos, molt refrescan ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StanMemTn (50) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - APR 19, 2014
Rich amber color with thin head. Modest hops presence on nose. Satisfactory mouthfeel with nice hops presence to balance the pleasing maltiness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rikstar (563) - NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Geproefd tijdens proefavond biergilde hoorn. Kopergouden kleur met minmaal crčmekleurig schuim. Geur is honingdrop, licht prikkelend op de achtergrond nootmuskaat. Smaak is citrus, laurier een klein bittertje, als paracetamol. Mondgevoel is dun en licht trekkend. Aardig maar niet meer dan dat

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brentv (236) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 18, 2014
From bottle. For some reason, I have never rated this one. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, malty with few hops. Medium thin mouthfeel. Acceptable and easily drinkable, but not special.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RhetoricalAns (113) - Toronto, Alberta, CANADA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Light amber pour with a thin white head, decent retention. Nose is nice, grains, a little hoppy. Flavour is bit malty with some hops to balance. Decent overall.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
lag91 (55) - Milton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Nice pale amber color. Strong persistent head. Nothing fancy about the flavor. Quintessential balanced lager, nice sweetness with a malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
terefere (144) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 15, 2014
Bottle 330ml. Pours dark golden.amber, clear, highly sparkling, average - frothy head, some lacing. Aroma: grain, hops, caramel. Taste: grain, caramel, hops, hint of citrus. Oily texture, lively carbonation. Very nice for a lager.


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