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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 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
manolager (20) - Kansas, USA - MAY 15, 2003
Very hoppy, good bitter end and bite at the finish. Significantly smoother on draft.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsou (20) - Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 14, 2006
Consistently good in the bottle or on draught. A great all around beer. Nice pour and head, great taste and smooth finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ironp55fe (20) - dayton, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2006
Being in college, no beer could make you a happier man. I only drink it on occasion since its a little pricey, But this is a great american beer. Great taste, but got a little bitter towards the end. somehow gets you buzzed qiuck.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ibrew2 (20) - Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2006
12oz. Bottle. Golden brown pour with very little head and slight lacing. Nice hop presence for lager. Nice malt flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dolphins25412 (20) - Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2009 Bottle, pours a dark amber, white head. Caramel flavor. A great beer that you can find anywhere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spoonie (20) - Glostrup, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2012 Super rich and tasty lager. Dangerously smooth, with nice mixed aroma. (-:

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidfoley (20) - New York, USA - MAR 10, 2013
look: 3.5 smell: 3 taste: 3.5 feel: 3.5 overall: 3.5 Appearance - Light Yellow/Orange Amber colour. Good clarity. Light carbonation and very little head retention. Smell - Hopy with light floral, lemon & malt tones Taste - Well balanced. Mostly hop flavor with a hint of banana. Light-Medium bitterness with hopy aftertaste. Like a light Brooklyn Lager Mouthfeel - Smooth, light feel with medium carbonation. Drinkability - Good beer. Very drinkable with good fresh taste. typical of craft American lagers. Nice hop overtones. Could drink a lot of these Serving type: bottle

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tyskevdb (20) - , NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2013
The smell is promising, but the taste is not rich. Refreshing beer though! Overall a good lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MaDoG99 (20) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 30, 2002

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
getsomeplaya99 (19) - Waukegan, Illinois, USA - SEP 14, 2002
Hmm... has a malt liqour taste in a fancy bottle. It has a extremely bitter taste. If your looking for bad beer you might want to try of 40oz of malt liquor.. hey at least you get more.. If it wasnt brewed in Milwaukee its not worth drinking

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