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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 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miggl (32) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUL 25, 2002
Sam Adams is a good beer if there aren’t any imports on the list ;-).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
quantum24 (32) - New York, USA - AUG 27, 2003
pours amber with a small white head. floral hop aroma, some malt character. dry finish, slightly metalic. not a bad amber lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sirphobos (32) - 29 Palms, California, USA - AUG 15, 2005
all the voices in my head agree that this is a good beer. except for the quiet one in the corner he doesnt talk much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fitch256 (32) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 6, 2009
This beer isn’t the best you’ll ever have, but since it’s available just about anywhere, you’ll always have the option of a flavorful beer when the only other options are piss water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sensei_Tohru (32) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2012 355 ml bottle. Pours a see-through light amber with a small dissipating head. Aroma is grain with a floral edge. The taste starts sweet, then moves on to a fairly mild hop bitterness. The body of the beer is light, but not really watery, with lower carbonation than expected. The floral hop character stays in the finish with hints of malt sweetness. More than drinkworthy!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
1901 (32) - IRELAND - DEC 10, 2013
Aontaíonn tú gan aon ábhar atá mídhleathach nó gráiniúil nó a sháraíonn aon chearta tríú páirtí a chur suas ná ceangal a dhéanamh leis. Aontaíonn tú gan aon ní a dhéanamh a chuirfidh isteach ar úsáideoirí eile leas a bhaint as an Suíomh nó a d’fhéadfadh difear a dhéanamh d’oibriú nó do shlándáil an tSuímh. Aontaíonn tú gan iarracht a dhéanamh rochtain a fháil ar fhaisnéis phearsanta Úsáideoirí eile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thatgumyoulike (32) - Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2014
For what it is, it?s quality and very drinkable. The aroma is deceptively fruity which the taste doesn?t match. Far more malty with hints of toffee and biscuit. It?s never going to blow you away, but it beats the hell out of other mass produced lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
darkcarrington (31) - USA - JUL 3, 2005
Among the most readily available American beers this has to be one of the best. Not actually too bad in its own right for that matter. Sure as hell better than Miller and the other mega breweries

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hvac4sl (31) - Dowling, Michigan, USA - JAN 25, 2003
I like this beer. It has been some time since I have had some, but upon pouring a bottle tonight I was impressed. Amber-copper colored with a nice head. Although the head didn't last long, the lacing of the glass was there until the end. What aroma was there was hoppy. The taste was malty and ever-so-slightly fruity. Dry finish with some bitterness. I felt that this beer was fairly balanced with a leaning to the malty side. Would make a great first or second step to the wonderful world of real beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillyTheFrog99 (31) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 3, 2002
A damn good brew. Goes down really smooth, and finishes sweet and dry. Good to drink when there’s no Guinness... but when is there not Guinness? Nevertheless, a solid brew.

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