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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.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11303) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (11072) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2005
Nice haed mostly lasting, heavy bitter flavour, a bit to salty for my taste, Not a fantastic palate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11001) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Boston Lager
Date: 01/01/2003
Mode: Bottle
Source: Bullock’s

Clear amber, thin fine white head, sweet malty aroma, light malt flavor, touch of carmel sweetness, nice balancing bitterness, good but boring

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
imdownthepub (10875) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bierkoning (10742) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2004
Orange color, big frothy head. Sweet apple and orange aroma, grainy and somewhat artificial. Looks thin, but is in fact almost medium bodied. Sharp grainy flavor. Flowery with a bit of cologne. Sweet apples and orange. Just a hint of sourness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (10645) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Tap at Chili’s, St Louis Lambert Airport, 21/05/13 am breakfast beer ! Clear golden with a good sized off white head. Nose is grain, malt, cereals, light citrus, orange. Taste comprises malt, cerelas, noble hop presence, light sugars, citrus. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, clean and crisp in the finish. Ok lager.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10592) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2002
UPDATED: APR 13, 2003 Bottled: This is a suprisingly good beer. Nice colour, and fine aroma. Has a good bitter flavour. Had the opportunity to taste it as draught as well. Probably one of the best lagers on tab I've tasted for years.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (10462) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10390) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 20, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2011 Bottle. Pours clear amber with an average, frothy and bubbly white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, toast, nutty), average hops (spicy, earthy), and a clean lager character. Flavor is moderate malt with a nice hop balance and medium-light bitterness; clean and smooth with a light sweetness. Light body, low warmth, moderate carbonation, and a dry finish.


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