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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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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozarkspops (368) - - DEC 24, 2012
Crystal clear golden/straw pour. Medium stone white head that sustains with a small amount of lacing. Aroma is mostly sweet crystal malts with dank hops. Medium mouthfeel. A tad metallic. Malt is most noticeable, but it is Farley balanced with euro hops. Ok ---Rated via iPhone


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KoRoBeNiKi (63) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - MAY 28, 2015
From various places Aroma: hops, caramel Appearance: Amber, frothy white head, great lacing Taste: Same as aroma, with some underlying bitterness than helps balance Light carbonation, easy drinking. A good beer you can find everywhere. If this was someone’s solo impression of American beer, I wouldn’t mind that at all.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drmet (108) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2015
L -pours clear amber with a quickly dissipating beige head S: -mainly caramel with slight grassy and citrus fruit notes T: -decent bitter orange and sweet grapefruit note.big caramel sweetness and a slight toasty finish F: -medium carbonation,thin mouthfeel O: -still,a very good amber lager

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asaphelps1 (13) - - MAY 27, 2015
I’ll always have a place in my heart for Sam Adams. All around solid lager with decent maltiness and a clean finish. If you can’t respect a Boston Lager then I don’t know if we can be friends.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mark_Eck (995) - - MAY 27, 2015
Pours a clear dark golden color. Aroma and taste are honey, citrus, and some bready malts.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cblado (276) - Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours a nice golden amber color, thick pearly head, nice lacing. Aroma is faint caramel malt and hay, with some yeasty notes. Flavor is faintly bitter, with a sweet crisp finish. Overall a decent amber lager.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (53) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Drank from an SA pint glass at a chain restaurant, after a hike. Intense orange color. Aroma - light, a mix of hops and malt. Taste - good malty taste with a bit of hops for balance. crisp carbonated mouthfeel. Not a bad beer at all.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
justsayswell (143) - Kansas, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Dark copper pour. Large beige head, disappears quickly and leaves a little lacong. Nose is caramel malt, citrus, and spicy/ floral hops. Mouthfeel is soft but crisp. Lots of smooth caramel, bready malt, and pleasant noble hops. Finishes slightly sweet and malty with a touch of hops. Well constructed and delicious.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EkinTelli (33) - TURKEY - MAY 19, 2015
Nice sourness and bitterness with nice fruit taste and hay aroma but ,ts too soft for me

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kustie (354) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2015
Tap@tonyroma, Orlando. Golden color with white head. Aroma has malt. Taste is also malty with somewhat sweet taste and just a little bitter elements. Flavors of malt, caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (400) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 18, 2015
This is their classic beer, Great mix of the malts and hops. This is complex and well balanced. Very smooth.


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