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RATINGS: 4268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (12350) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, fruchtig, Karamell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (12054) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2005
Nice haed mostly lasting, heavy bitter flavour, a bit to salty for my taste, Not a fantastic palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11983) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2007
Golden beer with a firm and lasting white head. Delicate malt aroma, with a touch of caramel and bread, and pine and herbs from the hops. Flavour is rather sweet and malty with a decent hop balance. Has as much body as the best Czech pilsners.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
imdownthepub (11965) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2004
Bottled, Pasteurised. Orangey highly carbonated beer. Poor quality tinny malted lager, the CO2 playing havoc with the taste buds and the forced, low quality ingredients, I guess at malt & hop extracts, give little satisfaction. Oh Dear.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (11836) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 21, 2008
355ml bottle (Gallows Bird, Espoo)
Pale orange, tiny head. Slightly dull aroma. Decent carbonation, not too fizzy. Nutty and woody, sweet honey notes, malty taste, slightly creamy, however on top of all that there’s also a load of hops too - noble and bittering. Long nutty and bitter finish. Does become less interesting after a while, but still a very good lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (11810) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2010
It’s still one of the best lagers I’ve had and you can find it just about everywhere now. Pours deep gold with nice white head. Nose and taste is very fruity, nice hop and malt balance. Nose has some floral grass in it. Rated 2/8/2000

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (11790) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 17, 2007
Bottle poured a clear amber with a small lasting light amber head. Aromas of bread, light carmel and noble hops. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread with hints of carmel and earthiness with a crisp lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11706) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
great aroma, not really strong enough but what we get is nice hoppy , lots of different flavors and some faint swetnenss. clear orange, large thick offwhite head. flavor is dry, hoppy, sligthly bitter, a little sweetness from malts, well balanced. but in my opiniion it could be stronger.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2005
12 oz bottle-pours a light tan, rich head. Color is a clear gold, carbonation looks good. Taste is crisp, a nice blend of malt, hops, carbonation. Just a slight bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11652) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2007 Bottle, from Metro Kolding. A weak yellowish amber with only a thin head. Aroma is weak, mostly malty and with a slight metallic feel to it. Flavour is sweet and with a dose of sweet caramel as well. A nice full feel for the type.

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