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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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pappaushi (13) - - JAN 29, 2013
I can’t say enough good things about this award winning brew. it’s a wonderful session brew and I love to enjoy it when I really want to experience "World Class Beer". Pours beautifully in a mug with a strong head and heavenly aromas of malt and biscuit. It has a thick mouth feel that is very serious "REAL BEER". I think of this brew as the Flagship of American Beer for all of those people who think Budweiser Water is the king. Grab on to one now and experience Real Brewing Craft. It won’t let you down!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
theoldpioneer (7) - Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2014 does not count
Stout beer, strong aftertaste, not unlike the lighter German beers. Great from draft.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vento76_2 (28) - - JUL 9, 2014
Buona. Gusto deciso. Una lager ma ambrata. Amara al punto giusto. Schiuma morbida e persistente. Ottimo retrogusto. Consigliata.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Karol (591) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 6, 2014
Tapped at the Mill Creek pub in Orangeville/Canada. Clear golden copper color. Stable white head, creamy. Malty aroma, some floral aroma too. Taste is malty, a bit caramel sweetness, almost no hops. Overall ok but I not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerMe951 (2) - Riverside, California, USA - JUL 6, 2014 does not count
Love the aroma of the beer, very refreshing. Nice golden color when poured, just enough head when poured properly. Enjoyable hoppy flavor when first sipped, not a great after taste slightly bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Serapac (77) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 30, 2014
From a bottle. Deep amber, almost oily consistence, medium white head. Nice aroma, malts, hops, grass, hints of caramel. Taste bitter sweet, body quite substantial, in a way reflecting the oily appearance on the palate. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alex_alkis (175) - SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2014
This beer has one of the most wonderful aromas in the world, and for being a lager that’s good. For some reason I compare this beer with Brooklyn Lager, and where the latter draws the longest straw when it comes to the taste. But again, the aroma is just stunning!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
campbega (68) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours brown/orange beer with decent white head. Aroma of pine, citrus and caramel. Medium carbonation with reasonbly bitter finish. Good beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (208) - Airvault, FRANCE - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle, 35.5cL. Home. A clear brown orange beer with a huge white head. Thin bubbles. Good persistence. Smoky aroma, fruity (light : red berries), herbs. Medium refreshing bitter, light sugary sweet. Medium to light body, medium texture, average to soft carbonation, dry bitter finish. Overall, good beer ! This is the first beer I drank when I’ve been to NYC for the marathon last year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (120) - HUNGARY - JUN 28, 2014
Borostyán színben pompázó ital egy önálló életet élő, csontszínű habkoronával a tetején. Illata fenyő és fanyar déli gyümölcsök kombinációjával kényezteti orrunkat azt a kétes érzetet keltve bennünk, hogy egy IPA-val sikerült összeakadnunk, íze pedig majdhogynem csak megerősít minket ebbéli hitünkben. A gyantás jegyek és az édeskés, enyhén citrusos ízhatás ugyanis az első, mely fogad bennünket, megnyitva az utat egy lágy, malátás jelleg felé, amely egy jól kihegyezett komlós utóízben végződik. Összetett, változatos, igazán karakteres ízeket felvonultató, különlegesen sokrétű főzet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cachotro (5) - L’H, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2014 does not count
Cervesa molt interessant. Passa sola. Gust equilibrat enttre maltes i llupols, toc amarg remanent i molt interessant recordant a algunes best bitter. aromes a carmel i gran aspecte de color i transparencia. No omple gens i despres d’una en vols una altre, perfecte graduació lleugera de tan sols 4,8. Una gran lager pels que volem alguna cosa mes

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