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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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nchomefinder (34) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 22, 2007
My favorite beer of choice, very easy to drink. can find it anywhere. great color, right amount of bitterness. a solid beer.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rumpleganjskin (34) - USA - JAN 4, 2008
Great strong tasting lager. The aroma is overpowering of hops but the flavor is right. Extra points for being mass produced, being good, and requiring an opener. The draft is great too.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UCLABruin (34) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 20, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2008 Pours a pale orange with a decent white head. Mild aroma of hops and something... Flavor is smooth, nice light carbonation and a good balance of hops and malt. Neither overpowers and the effect is delicious. (gets an 17 overall for being a good beer available at every bar)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zandercorp (34) - crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 17, 2010
was excellent, I sensed a bit of coriander, but it wasnt enough to push me away. Has a good balance.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
columbustaster (34) - Ohio, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Pours amber with billowy white head. Floral and malty aroma. Flavor starts out sweet with floral and citrus notes followed by a touch of hopps bitter and finishes with lingering roasted and malt flavors and a persistent fruitiness throughout. I tend to let this one roll around in my mouth, to savor the well balance combination of flavors. Very good beer. And easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Groogrux108 (34) - Recife, BRAZIL - MAY 28, 2013
A truly pleasant beer that gives a boring lagers a run for their money. Balanced hop notes make this very sessionable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kalarel (34) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 14, 2014
Clear amber with a huge head. Aroma of malt and honey. Medium body, no carbonation. Malty taste with hints of hops.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Misformore (34) - Colorado, USA - OCT 27, 2004
One of my first beers. I liked it, but I didn’t have that acquired" taste for it, yet. But when I remember that beer, it was goooood...

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Muckrakerr (33) - Muskegon, Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2005
If you can’t appreciate this beer, your nose is too high in the air. Had this today while watching football. Had a bowl of Chili and it’s taste shifted to a fruit-like quality I’ve only experienced with Bells beers. Entry-level craft style beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jagerphish99 (33) - USA - MAY 17, 2002
creamy and hoppy.i love this beer


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