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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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
motnot (8) - USA - AUG 9, 2001 does not count
The first beer I ever had. The Boston Lager is almost dark enough to be an amber, and just as tasty. I didn’t want to give this beer a perfect rating, but upon drinking my first since joining this site, I had no choice. Boston Lager is a multifaceted beer, from the first whiff to the first taste to the final swig. Rich, creamy, bitter, yet perfectly balanced on the tongue. If I had to drink one beer for the rest of my life, this would be it.

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Darth Maul99 (2) - USA - AUG 19, 2001 does not count
Best Goddamned beer on the planet!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jacomino (4) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2002 does not count
Wow! What a full satisfying flavor. That is what this one is all about. Delicious in every way with many, many flavors to hunt for with each sip (or gulp as I like to do.)God Bless the USA!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Rainbiker (2) - HOMEWORTH, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2005 does not count
Amber color, medium body. Slightly bitter finish but good balanced beer. I love this beer I drink it most of time when I have a beer

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
molsonracing86 (13) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 6, 2006
I’ve noticed something about this website..it’s a TOUGH crowd! It puts my beersnobishness to shame. This stuff even won awards in Germany, saving America from embarassment, because clearly, the Boston Brewery is the only large American brewer that can actually,you know, BREW. Great Stuff.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ROCKCHALK (1) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 2, 2007 does not count
A true beer by which all lagers should be judged. The full flavored body and hoppiness make it one of the best around.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
republican1027 (8) - USA - JUL 12, 2007 does not count
This is the best readily available beer out there. It has a great appearance and taste. This is overall my favorite beer and is great at any time.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CashyCash (2) - USA - OCT 14, 2007 does not count
Was wondering why this Beer didnt have a Perfect rating then I saw statements like "This beer may have been too much to handle for my tastes"... that explains it. If you like Bud, Coors and that other Macro Brew swill out there you probably wont care for this awesome beer. Clearly the Best Beer in America to say the least.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beernbaseball (2) - Alabama, USA - AUG 30, 2009 does not count
Perfect tasting lager. A complex taste with hints of citrus. My favorite beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Nigross (2) - USA - SEP 27, 2009 does not count
So good. You know it’s a great beer when you want to have another and another and it never disappoints. This beer opened up the craft brewery market in America. Thank you Jim Koch.


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