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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (905) - Dover, Delaware, USA - FEB 19, 2013
12 Oz. Bottle. This is a real go to beer, always good and a sure thing; very enjoyable very drinkable. Poured clear amber with a little white head and a bit of lacing. Malty aroma (mostly), some hop and caramel tones. Taste quite consistent sweet with a light to mild bitterness well balanced. Good beer...


1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mwt1016 (1) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
Very disappointing. I’m a Yuengling Lager lover and figured I’d try this. Not what I was expecting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Morboso (99) - ECUADOR - MAR 25, 2015
From bottle, citrus malt molasses aroma, fruit and malt taste, a bit of mineral fizz, with astringent bitterness at the end. Surprised it is labelled a lager rather than ale. Has a few rough edges though and could be better balanced but okay-decent beer

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piw (218) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2015
12 fl oz. Flasche. Bensteinfarben und klar. Durchschnittliche Schaumkrone. Leicht süsses Citrusaroma. Trockener, milder Abgang.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kajser27 (100) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 22, 2015
Amber-copper colored, off white head. Aroma is of caramel and candied fruits. Taste sweet caramel, fruits, candy with low but present floral bitterness. Dry sweet finish. Medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (329) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Good lager - citrus, pine and herbs on the nose and in the mouth. Refreshing and tasty’

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
njdrinker (13) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2015
A great version of an American hoppy lager this is one that Sam does correctly. Easy drinker and always solid. Can say that for sams never beers but Boston lager is a standard

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
frankcolub (75) - Ashbury, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2015
bottle , poures a creamy medium head. amber color ,aroma is malty a hnt tofee,sweet caramel flavor ending with pleasant bitter refreshing taste

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdamJackson (3225) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Dark brown appearance. 1 finger head. Malty, dense, some sweet corn and mango. Well, it doesn’t taste great. malty, the hop bitterness is very low and the lingering is just a little bit of burnt sugar.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pnigro (10) - COSTA RICA - MAR 14, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2015 This beer is awesome!! Perfect for almost any ocassion. Best when served really cold. Tastes like real beer. Good for social/casual situations. Looks very sexy. You just can’t go wrong with this one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nihtila (1016) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
27.6.2014. Pale amber colour. Floral aroma, biscuit, malts. Taste has malts, biscuit, some bitterness.


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